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"Operating System not found" message

I am getting this message when I try booting. I tried other options - changing boot sequence, boot from Win98, using FIXMBR utility. The Setup does not recognize a hard disk. Before it died, it was waking up if I tried to boot after a dormancy of 2 or 3 days, but it used to be awfully slow and would eventually hang up with a blue screen. This happened after I installed a USB wireless adapter.

There is no hard drive self test feature in the BIOS. Can you pls suggest pointers to upgrade the BIOS?

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The operating system not found using means just that the OS isn't correctly installed or the hard drive isn't being detected by BIOS. You may want to try reseating the hard drive in the laptop.

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