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Help with xr reinstall

Thanks again  i will be out sun. am  for awhile to do some christmas shopping because i have put it off for 5 days while i fought with my computer.  i hope we can catch each other some point today.  like i said earler.  i did what you suggested and it still wouln't reboot.  kept saying to hit f1 to retry or f2 to go to system setup???  my knowledge base of this is very low.  if i could just get it to accept the reboot i could probably take care of it.  again i had to turn off all items in boot order except the cd drive.  if i made cd #1, i was not able to # the other drive.  thanks again

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  • radonna Dec 21, 2008

    i have tried MANY times.  i can not hit the delete button any sooner and still says drives not found strike fi   boot not working  etc


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Last attempt, you are witing way too long, ithas already booted if you see tgose things, just hit restart and immediatlly go tap the delete key, you need to get in before it boots.

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