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Hi, My screen is all black, with "operating system not found" message !

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Make sure that your hard drive is the first boot in the bios. Try removing your hard drive and install it again. Then try to turn on your laptop.

Posted on Oct 12, 2010

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getting the error "operating system not found" means that the hard drive where the Operating System is installed (i.e. Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7), Cannot be found by you BIOS upon the boot sequence.

When you turn the PC/Laptop, you normal see a screen that flashes flashes with screen that displays the ff:

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I start up my computer, I get a black screen that says press F1, after I do that I get a black screen with a message that reads, operating system not functioning


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Have you take note the error message about the operating system? does it say a corrupted windows file?

With regard to the error message about F1 to continue, i would say that your hard drive is looking for the operating system. There is a possibility that your operating system is corrupted due a virus infected file or a system file was accidentally deleted from your computer or it could be an issue with your hard drive itself.

You may need to check also if your hard drive is detected by computer. You may call your computer manufacturer if your system still under warranty. In case the hard drive need to be replaced.

I suggesst to run a system diagnostics first to check if the hard drive still functioning before you run windows repair using the operating disc you have with your system.



Keep me posted.


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