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OPERATING IS SYSTEM NOT FOUND IS BEING DISPLAYED ON THE SCREEN WHEN TURNED ON..

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There could be many reasons possibly, I) your hard drive must have gone bad 2) Operating system is corrupt. 3) If you don't have any personal data on the comptuer, perform a windows reinstallation.

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I have a virus on my hp laptop. It's a hp pavillion entertainment pc with windows xp professional. it says there is no operating system and I want to reinstall the software without changing the hard drive


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My operating system is getting problem ,i do switch on and off several times then only get window opened . and a message is displayed on the screen- operating system is not found.


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