F1 or F2 option upon startup of XP PRO Tags: Sata Windows XP Last response: January 26, 2007 5:04 AM in Windows XP Share chonga January 26, 2007 3:34:38 AM Whenever i start up my dell 4600 I get the following: SATA Primary drive 0 not found SATA Secondary drive 0 not found initializing Intel(R) Boot Agent Version 4.1.06 PXE 2.1 Build 083 (WfM 2.0), RPL V2.74 Strike the F1 key to continue, F2 to run the setup utility i just reformatted the HDD the other day and have been getting this message whenever i hit F1 it'll go into windows normally, but kind of annoying thanks More about : option startup pro | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove pscowboy January 26, 2007 5:04:12 AM Do you have two hd's? Are they SATA or IDE? If you have just one drive - and it's IDE - press F2 on restart to go into the BIOS. Look for boot priority and place the IDE in third position after the cd, floppy. | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Windows XP>F1 or F2 option upon startup of XP PRO> Related ressources: ForumPress f1 to continue f2 to enter setup ForumCan't boot to Windows: "Strike F1 to retry boot, F2 for setup utility" ForumF1 to continue on boot up after ram change ForumDell Dimension 8400 wont boot up ForumFail to startup after deleting Internet Logs ForumF1 F1 F1 - It's a jungle, and I am abit rusty - advice pls ForumDiasable integrated garphics card ForumMegatrends startup message rears its ugly head again ForumAsus eee pc startup repair ForumDual-boot problems - Vista does not recognize XP upon Vista install ForumError on desktop startup ForumPc hangs at startup ForumNew built system ...now loops at start-up ForumNeed Help with Asus P5K-E: problem on first start-up ForumStartup problems ForumHow to run a batch file upon logging off ForumNew SSD / 'Operating System Not Found' Issue ForumStart-up messages ForumPCMCIA slots need more power??? HELP! ForumXP PRO 64 bit? worth it for gaming? More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !