Boot Problems

By kniep330
Dec 5, 2003
  1. This is a new computer that I just put together. I turn it on, it detects everything fine. Then when I try to boot anything(such as, XP installation, or any boot disk) the screen turns black and there is a blinking dash in the top left hand part of the screen. Any ideas?
  2. NoisySilence

    NoisySilence TS Rookie Posts: 98

    Hmm, my crystal ball says you have a mainboard, CPU & some ram somewhere in there too. Sorry, I can't make out much more then that.:rolleyes:
  3. kniep330

    kniep330 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    MSI k7n2 is the motherboard, AMD 2700+, and 512 pc 2700
  4. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503

    Did you set the BIOS to start from CD?
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