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If the system is still under warranty please call your system manufacturer.

Is post warranty please check the hard drive's power and sata cable.

If the problem persist either your windows installation is corrupt or your hard drive is dead.

Contact your system manufacturer.

Posted on Nov 27, 2012

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Good Morning

I looks like your computer is trying to boot off of a floppy disk that is not present or doesnt work.

Hit the f2 and enter setup
Look for BOOT
and choose c: drive or hard disk drive as your first boot device.

If this fixes the problem then you know your hard drive is good. If the drive is good you probably want your first boot device to be your dvd or cd rom drive. Then you want your Hard drive second.

If your hard drive wont boot the drive itself could be bad or your operating system will need to be reinstalled.

Good Luck
Jim

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