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Boot Failure My system would not boot from the cd/dvd rom nor from the hard drive. Literally I cant install the operating sytem. how can I do it without wasting alot of time. From the Bios of the laptop I can see both drives but when it comes to booting from them it is a problem to me kindly help Regards Pablo

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Hi Pi, norton ghost is available on 3.5 floppy, try cloning the drive over, and then running a repair install.

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Attach the Hdd on another pc or laptop with a usb cable and boot that system this problem could be becaus of bad sectors so when you boot the other system with the HDD attached (On which you want to install OS) the syatem will scan the HDD for bad sectors and repair. it.

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