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17-Dec-2006, 09:08 PM #1
0162 configuration error
ok heres the prob...
today my nephew was playing sims 2 and while he was playing he hit the shelf the tower was on..it fell less than 2 feet and not very hard since the cords slowed its fall...
now when i go to restart it i get this errors:

0162 configuration error
no dhcp or proxydhcp offers were recieved
1962 : no operating system found

im not sure what has happened or what I need to do now.
I was reading online and it said run setup but not sure what that meant.
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17-Dec-2006, 09:47 PM #2
Run setup probably means run Windows setup. But i think i may know what is wrong. Can you check the hard disk IDE cable, make sure both connections at either end of the cable are securely fixed into their sockets
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19-Dec-2006, 10:37 PM #3
ok..I tried to check all the cables but couldnt find any loose ones.

I restarted the computer and when it comes up with those same errors...

it says:
Press f1 to setup...f2 to resume
*error boot sequence will be taken if no selection is made

I end up pushing f2...and then the computer loads into the desktop.

but the question now is..how do I fix this, so that i dont get this error boot screen everytime I restart.
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