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Diskboot falure insert systemdisk press enter

Thats the error,can get to the bios need to know how to get this computer started because it will no start

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Hello,
For solving your problem do the following
1. Check that the power connectors and data cable are connected properly
2. Replace the Data Cable with another
3. Replace / Change the power connector
4. Remove the HDD and check it by connecting to another pc

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Plz check with new data cable, if the problem persists then your hard drive needs to be changed

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Reconnect both connection to harddrive.
Most of the time this error comes because of RAM need reseat into it's position.
Then check if you still face same issue then you need to fix error on harddrive.
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For that you need to fix error on harddrive.
For that You can solve this errors with following 2 methods.
(1)When you power up the computer press F8 key then enter in safe mode.
Then if you are able to enter in safe mode then uninstall driver or software which you installed recently and face this error.
(2)If you are not able to enter in safe mode Then you need to fix error on hard drive.For that you need windows disk or recovery disk.
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Then go to boot menu and set frist boot device as your cd or dvd rom.
Then save settings and exit bios.
Insert windows disk in cd /dvd rom.
Then it boot with that disk.Then you get this message "Press any key to boot from cd.."
Then press any key.
Then follow the procedure then enter in recovery console mode then type in prompt "chkdsk /r"
Then type "y"
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2. computer is not set to start from hard drive
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