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Boot Failure System Halt  message appears at boot up

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Hi,

Boot Failure System Halt message appears at boot up but when I press Ctrl-Alt-Del after that it boots up fine.  It only happens when I press the on/off button on the tower case where this error message appears.  Any suggestions are greatly appreciated.

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Wendy
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check your bios settings.......


also check your power configuration settings and look at how the
" when I press the button on my computer "
do the following.

Right click desktop / properties / screensaver / power

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by:wendylam
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Hi,

Thanks, I checked the BIOS setting.
The problem was actually the harddrive jumper was set incorrectly.  From the BIOS setting I see that harddrive was set to be the primary IDE slave which is incorrect.   After changing the jumper, I've shutdown and rebooted the computer several time.. it works fine now!

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Gald it all worked out !

Don't forget to close this question.

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