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I just turned my computer back on and it says disk boot error and wont get past that. Ant help would be great!

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Your Windows installation on your computer has become corrupted, you may want to try to recover your personal information, a technician will be able to do this. It might be possible to repair windows by way of the windows disk. However it mostly comes down to formatting the hard drive using file system NTFS and reinstalling your Windows operating system.
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It almost sounds like your primary boot disk is incorrectly selected in the BIOS. On older machines, the primary disk on the primary cable had to be the boot disk, but nowadays almost any device can be selected as boot disk. Check your BIOS setting and ensure that the hard disk partition that you have Windows installed on is selected as the first boot device. Otherwise, the system may be looking in the wrong place for the OS and giving the boot error.

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I am glad to HELP YOU!

This is one of the worst errors that can appear for a Windows operating system I've experienced myself few times in the past...
It means your computer doesn't know which way to boot, what to load and where from because a tiny file - called BOOT.INI - was altered.
Happily there is a solution for that: reinstalling the hole operating system.
If you have a RESCUE PARTITION you are saved; if you have the INSTALLATION DISK(S) you are also saved...
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But if you have data that you want to be saved from your faulted computer there's one way to do it prior re-installing the system: take out the hard drive, connect it to another computer and save what you ant to save.
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Put the Windows CD disk into the CD-drive.
Turn the computer off.
Turn the computer on, and immediately look for a message like "press F12 to change boot order", or something like that. Tell the computer to first try to boot from the CD-drive. When it boots, the installation process will start.

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Hi there,

I do not think that this problem is to do with your Motherboard. If you had fried your Motherboard, you would not see anything when you started the computer, you especially wouldn't be able to get in to the BIOS if your Motherboard was damaged because the BIOS is accessed straight off the Motherboard itself. You will notice that if you take out all the Hard Disks in your computer, you will still be able to access the BIOS.

This problem is probably due to a corrupt Hard Disk. Maybe you set the old Hard Disk to the Master or whilst moving your computer you damaged the other Hard Disk. This problem is known as the Windows Reset Loop, your computer will not get past a certain point in the start-up process and will then restart itself and do the same thing over and over again.

This could also be caused by a problem in your BIOS, when you did the CMOS reset, it would have probably knocked out all of the stored data. When your computer is starting up, you must go in to the BIOS and check which drive the bios is set to boot off. Even though your Slave Hard Disk is set as a Slave, you can still set the computer to boot off this drive, and if this drive is corrupted it will not boot, it will go in to the Windows Reset Loop.

If the problem still persists, i recommend that you remove the old Hard Disk which you have put in and try and boot off the Master as a single drive. If this still doesn't work, set your other Hard Disk as the Master and remove the other drive and try boot off that one.

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