Ok , I was trying to format another hard drive and got the same thing , then read the posts , I changed the boot order and also disabled (MAC LAN (nVidia) )and got BOOT FAILURE exc... and saw that I neded to set to master so I did. I got it to bot and enter windows with new hard drive .(windos 2000 pro) I tried to make first hard drive a slave but it would not get pased the first set of info, Esc to enter bios part so removed it .
thank you for the help , now my wife gets to reinstall EVERY THING. (giggles)