PC will not Boot Up

  Raymondo1 09:34 09 Sep 2006

On start up my grandchildren's PC shows a screen, white on black, with the following lines at the bottom.
"A disc read error occurred" and "Press Ctrl+Al+Del to restart". When this is done it just repeats itself. There are no discs in the drives. Is there anything I can do to get passed this screen and start the cmputer?
Thank you, Ray.

  Diemmess 09:39 09 Sep 2006

It will help to know this because there are best ways to try to overcome the problem depending on which system is being used.

  Raymondo1 09:45 09 Sep 2006

Please see my previous message. Ray

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 11:27 09 Sep 2006

Please tick your other thread as resolved and stick to this one by entering your replies inthe box at the bottom of the page.
Saves a lot of confusion.

How far through the boot sequence does the message appear? Do you get the XP logo with scrolling blue bars?

  rdave13 23:04 09 Sep 2006
  terryf 23:06 09 Sep 2006

'boot sequence does the message appear', what message?

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