This all depends on what the system thinks is the "selected boot device". If there's a CD in the drive - perhaps the game you were playing - and t isn't a bootable CD, the system will throw that message because it's set to look to a CD first to find something to boot from. That's why I suggested removing any CDs from the ROM first.
If the BIOS is set to bot from the hard disk first, you have a problem because if that is failing to boot, you need your XP CD to repair the fault.
Turn the machine on and tap whatever the screen tells you to go into BIOS or Setup - usually Delete or Function 2. Look through the menus for the Boot Order or Boot Sequence and see what's top of the list then post back the details.
the problem is the pc sir, when i turn it on that error shows up.. telling that "reboot and select proper boot device or insert boot media in selected boot device"
is it bcoz i have a problem with my Harddisk?
i already look into the bios but i didn't move anything in my bios... i am always using my pc but this is my first problem encounter, i can't even use my pc coz when i turn it on that errors show up.
i'd like to know how to troubleshoot problems like this that's why i came here to ask experts thanks for responding to me sir.
hola amigos creo que tu problema es el dvd rom o cd rom cambialo por otro y instala el sistema operativo ami me paso lo mismo y el problema era que el dvd rom no estaba booteando compre un nuevo disco duro y siguio el mismo problema pero ahora tengo los dos discos duros funcionando por cierto los dos hdd son de 40.00gb bueno amigo cambia el dvd rom o el cd rom que tengas por otro bueno esto te lo he dado estoy aqui en windows xp mi pc es una
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