troubleshooting Question

Cannot access floppy disk "A" , CD ROM drive, or Hard Drive!

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I need help with finding an emergency boot disk that will give me access to the one of the Drives in this Compaq Presario 5240.  I have a Recovery CD but that cannot help me if I can't access it.  I turn it on and I receive these error messages, "162-System Options not set and "Missing operating system".
I don't understand what I did to get to this point.   I have checked with Compaq and they will not give any boot diskettes.  I think this is what I need, but I don't know where to get one.  Would appreciate any help.  If this is not the problem, could someone please help?

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