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Missing operating system

My screen for my computer reads missing operating system.i tried to install a boot disk but every key i hit makes a beep sound and it does nothing

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You may need to access your system's setup. Usually by pressing a certain key during power up. Sometimes it's the DEL key, sometimes it's an "F" key. In the setup you need to tell the PC to boot up on that drive first, then save the setup. You neglected to say if your boot disc is floppy ot CD, but that drive must be bootable in the setup.

Hope that helps...

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