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Dell Optiplex GX260 .....Windows OS wont load

I am trying to repair a computer given to me. This is a Dell Optiplex GX260,(BM2GZ21).

The light on the mother board is on, also the a,b,c,d lights on the back of the tower are (a,b,c,)3 green and (d) is yellow. There are 2 beeps when the tower is turned on, the DOS/Bios window loads, but windows operating system does not, then it gives a error message saying (A disk read error occured). I can access the set up menu(F2) and Boot menu(F12).

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You have to repair windows using the installation CD
follow this link:

I f that doesn't help, then your hard disk is corrupt(damaged) consider buying a new hard drive and reinstall windows on the new drive

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