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My computer a Dell 4600 Dimension Series desktop Pc running Windows XP Home Edition when booting up gives me a message: Alert! Previous attempts at booting this system have failed at checkpoint (USB1) sometimes instead of (USB1) it says (Time), then non-system disk error replace and strike any key when ready. please help!!! My warranty is out.


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Seems like the windows installed on your computer has become corrupt and would need to be installed again from the disc, you can either use a windows xp setup cd or the cds that came with your computer to restore it to the originals.

If you have a Xp setup cd, I have posted repair installation instructions here:
http://www.fixya.com/support/r2314274-blue_screen_start_up_error_failure

let me know if you have any questions.
Thanks,
Ekse
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