Forced network boot attempt failed, check cable and settings [Closed]

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Ok so i have a problem with my pc.I have a dell pc T5400 and it says like this: Forced network boot attempt failed, check cable and settings
Strike F1 to retry boot , F2 for setup utility
Press F5 to run onboard diagnostic.

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Yes your hard drive has failed or is disconnected and the computer has attempted to boot from a network source for Windows.

You will need to replace the disk and re-install Windows from its CD.

Good Luck