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Windows XP Desktop Will Not Load

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#1 nlshafi


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Posted 26 March 2011 - 07:25 AM

Hello all,

I am kindly requesting help from anyone who is familiar with Windows XP. I have a Dell Dimension E520 series Desktop computer. Here is what I did:

-installed 2 GB of memory into the system
-installed a graphics video card
-installed a DVD burner (with SATA)

Now, when I press the power button to turn the computer on, a black screen comes up and reads:

"This Version only supports CD-ROM or Hard Drive"

So I am guessing I have to go into BIOS to change something but am not sure. Also, the screen gives me the option to press F1/F2 for setup but when I press it on my keyboard (wireless) nothing happens.

Can anyone help with this?


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Posted 26 March 2011 - 09:56 AM

The message " This version supports only Hard Disk and CDROM drives " , is the rest of that message "Please wait. This will take few seconds. " If it is, this message shows while the ICH is doing drive discovery, and checking whether any drives are assigned to RAID pairs; this is normal.

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