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Diskette 0 seek startup failure

When I turn on my system I get a black screen that says deskette 0 startup failure then under that it gives me an option to push f1 or f12 to continue

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Restart your system and press delete to enter the bios mode and change the boot options set 1st boot device as cd/DVD rom and 2nd boot device as HDD if you are not using floppy drive just disable it. After finishing the changes press f10 to save the changes and exit

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