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Compaq presario 700

I ran killdisk. when it finished my computer displayed operating system nit found. I can not boot from anything

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  • briancraig45 Aug 13, 2008

    my presario 700 problem is that it just keeps coming up with operating system not found all the time

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Your operating system wasn't found because kill disk wipes your hard drive clean.
You have to re-install your operating system, all the drivers, and any programs that you might want in your computer.
Boot into the BIOS (tapping the delete key during initial boot-up should get you there, or follow any instructions on the bottom of your POST screen to get into "set-up") and make sure your DVD/CD drive is the first boot option, then put your operating system disc in the drive, and re-boot...the drive should read your CD, and boot from there.

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