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MY IBM T43 fails to boot

When i power on my laptop it stops booting and gives the message Operating System not found. (sometimes - 1 out of 20 attempts it powers on and consequently shuts down after 5 - 10 mins but most times gives this message and wont start at all). What do you think is wrong?

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  • Anonymous Dec 05, 2008

    I have the same problem mine wont boot to a CD or USB divice.

  • xniknakx Jan 01, 2009

    I have the same problem..

    I got my ibm laptop for christmas, and it only turned on once and worked.
    Then when I turned it on the next day, it says check media cable.. and then underneath it says operating system not found.




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Take out the hard drive and see if the laptop still shuts down. If it doesn't then your hard drive might be the issue. You can also try reseating your memory.

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