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Pc will not boot and cannot get into BIOS

This problem PC belongs to my daughter and it will not always boot, it occasionaly has started with crtl/alt/esc depressed and with the xp home sp3 cd in the drive, but is not starting the complete xp home.
I have tried to boot into BIOS without success, and have tried a combination of various suggested keyboard combinations to no avail, the crt/alt/esc being the only one that has opened xp (I think with the CD)
There is not a lot on the hard drive but it has been used on-line with dial-up adsl only, and has gradually worsened over a period of weeks,
Any help would be appreciated

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