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Compaq presario not working

When i turn on my ppresario f500 it gives me the following message:
operating system cannot be found

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  • hadeel I Jul 10, 2008

    thank you so much

    unfortunately the hard drive needed to be replaced

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You might not have to get a new hdd because this error may be caused by several different thing try boot off a windows cd and reinstalling. if windows picks up your hdd and formats it without any problems your hdd is still working

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This generally indicates hard drive failure. Try reinstalling your operating system, if you have any problems during or after the install, then the hard drive will need to be replaced.

Posted on Jul 09, 2008

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