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I get an error message saying error loading operating system when i boot up

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Some essential files required at boot are corrupted. Try to perform a Repair install. If this doesn't fix it then the hard disk itself is damaged. Install a new hard disk, do a full install to it put back the old disk in and recover what you can from it before junking it.

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