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Error Loading Operating System

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by ClementChooi, Nov 15, 2011.

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  1. ClementChooi

    ClementChooi Thread Starter

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    Yesterday, my CPU keep beeping and can't be able to start up so i did try to open out the cover and check the RAM and it FIX but today when i try to startup my CPU it shows 'Error Loading Operating System'.
    Any idea how to solve it with step by step?
    Thanks guys in advance =]
     
  2. Cheeseball81

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    It's probably best to first get into the BIOS and make sure the hard drive is being detected.

    What brand computer is it and what model number?
     
  3. ClementChooi

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    Hi Cheeseball, the brand - Dell and the model - INSPIRON 6400
     
  4. Cheeseball81

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    Restart the computer. When the Dell logo comes up, press the F2 button to get into the BIOS.

    Under Main > is the HDD showing?
     
  5. ClementChooi

    ClementChooi Thread Starter

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    Yes, need to change the AUTO setting?
     
  6. Cheeseball81

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    No, that's okay.

    Since you opened it to check the RAM, I would reopen it and check the HDD cable - make sure everything is secure.

    If it is, then next would be to update the computer’s BIOS.
     
  7. ClementChooi

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    Ok, thank you Cheeseball81 =]
     
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