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Operating systems not found. I accidentally hit the computer then it starting beeping. Turned it off. Then turned it back on and the video tells the rest.

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More then likely you just knocked the cable loose to the harddrive. Open the case, unplug the cable and re-push it in on both ends, the drive and motherboard. See if that helps. I would say look into MBR but the fact the screen says it right there.
"Media Test Failed, Check cable."

This is VERY easy to do, dont be afraid to open that bad boy up!

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I can't fully understand what you mean, you can speak more clearly?

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