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My labtop when i turn it on it says operating system not found! It has windows ex already on it and when i bought it it didnt come with a recovery cd is there anty way someone can tell me what to do to get it working again?

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Yes sounds like a hdd failure... you can try to reinstall the os or mail it to us and we would be happy to try and restore the os if you have any other questions feel free to email us at fixya@whypayforhelp.org sending it in would be a last resort see if you can get an os disk and repair the operating system what os do you have?

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