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Operating system not found on my laptop

When i boot up my laptop i am getting the error message, "operating system not found." Can you please give me advice on what to do to fix my laptop? My screen has gone black with Opererating system not found, what do I do. I dont have any recovery cds.

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  • nicoleone_01 Nov 25, 2008

    When I try to boot my laptop, my screen goes black and says operating system not found

  • Anonymous Nov 27, 2008

    I've reinstalled from the original Toshiba Vista restore disks. It stills comes up with "operating system not found"

  • bermudezg Dec 18, 2008

    My laptop has a blank black screen with the message "operating system not found" I am in process of moving and cannot locate the box with the original cds.

  • Anonymous Dec 30, 2008

    same here but i want to install linux on it. don't know witch distro yet

  • rockerzrock Apr 26, 2009

    i had a black screen in the begining and i played with the boot setting. Now it gives me a black screen saying operationg system not found.. and i dont have the cd for my labtop. i lost it

  • akjodi May 07, 2009

    my presario f700 which runs vista keeps telling me that i have no operating system ive tried to do a check on my hard drive and it saying " No IDE device" what do i do

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Unfortunately the OS got corrupted and you need to re install the Operating system. There is no other way to fix the problem but use the recovery disc.
If you dont have a recovery disc you may want to contact the manufacturer of your laptop and order one.
Or if you can use a retail version of Operating system and once finished installing you may need to download the drivers of your laptop on the support site.
Hope this helps.

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Hi my laptop doesn't want open and write operating sistem not found and i want to ask what need to do
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