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Got CPU from friend and it wont work

When I start the cpu it goes to the dell page then to a black screen that say strike f1 to retry boot, f2 for setup utility. I think the settings are right... whats going on and how do I fix it?

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When prompted again hit F2 as the bios clock may be incorrect, which means your cmos battery needs changing, reset the time and save, exit for a re boot. Take the side off the pc and look at the motherboard for a flat disc shaped watch type battery and replace if required.

Posted on Feb 16, 2007

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SOURCE: 1 beep and won't boot...Strike F1 to retry or F2 for setup utility

hi! i have a prob with my pc its an DELL GX OPTIPLEX 270. It doesn't work in the boot, it lunch me a message at the first screen (strike f1 to retry boot, f2 for utilities). I have try many solution but it doesn't work. So, plz if any one can help me to solve my pc.
i'm waiting for and thx.

Posted on Jul 26, 2008

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SOURCE: no boot device available- strike F1 to retry boot ...

you can try this steps to resolve your issue:
1. clean your disc drive with white cloth and alcohol
2. try to re-install the OS
3. if this won't work try to download another boot disk like EBCD
or ask a friend to create you a boot disc and try to boot your computer with it.

- This can rule out or confirm a Bad Windows OS disc, thus let's you install you Windows OS in the process.

4. try to re-install again the OS

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