First time that I Boot XP I'm missing operating system, it starts and then fine the next test. MBR problem?

Just installed a new HD, with a fresh install of XP Pro.
Now when I start the machine says missing operating system BUT it boots OK on the retry!
Any thoughts on how to solve this problem?

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Looks like you have a marginal place on your hard drive.

See the following Microsoft KB article:

""Operating system not found"or"Missing operating system"error message when you start your Windows XP-based computer.
  <>http://support.Microsoft.com/kb/321626 >

HTH,
JW

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