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My system says K boot failure, insert system disc and press enter. I am wondering if a cable is unplugged inside? I had the pc open to install a wireless card? Does K refer to a specific drive that I can check the connections on?

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IF IT DONT HELP ,U. THEN..U CAN RE INSTALL WINDOWS..

best regards & best of luck..

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