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IBM R40 hardware malfunction

I have a IBM R40 laptop puchased in the year 1997 and i am geting nothing on the screen, whenever i try to install th windows XP on the same it shows" please remove al the media drives and removable disks", please help me as the laptop is not working from the last 6 months and was working fine, i have tried removing the RAM (DDR) and removing the HDD as well i have removed the battery and put it back , the only thing i get is the power light on the laptop

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Press F1 on boot up and get into the bios, reset defaults and then chane the boot order to the CD/ROM, save changes, reboot and you should be able to install XP

hope this works

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