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I cannot get my sign-on screen to appear, instead a black screen comes on with options that don't work.Need perhaps a starup CD-how do I get this?

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Ok you will have to get the cd from a retailer or call your computer manifacture to get the repair disk.
you can also try rebooting the computer and b4 you see the logo hit f1
or f2 or delete to get you into the bios. in the cmos you will look at the bottom of the screen or upper left and you will see load default.
click on load default and look to save and exit. allow computer to reboot. if this doesnt repair the problem then you will need to install the disk

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