I tried installing the laptop with a emergerny boot up disk, but it seem to have problem reading the disk...i tried the disk on a desktop and it's work but currently i tried putting ino the laptop, it's seem to have the problem.
tried using window 98 second edition as a boot disk but also fail..
i do hope you can help me solved this question...thanks
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Re: MY LAPTOP KEEP SAYING "NO OPERATION SYSTEM FOUND"
This is generally a hard drive failure, but the machine should still read a disc. This sounds like a bios glitch, so try flashing the bios, then running the disc. If you flash the bios and it still won't read, then the problem will be with either the CD drive or the motherboard. Most likely the motherboard.
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If you set the boot order to USB first boot device and HD second. Insert USB and boot from there. It should find your HD and then you can install your OS. Another system for a different laptop will not work!
Operating system not found simply means that the laptop cannot detect that there's an operating system installed on your laptop.
It's either the hard disk got disabled in BIOS or the installed windows is corrupted. You might need to check in BIOS if the hard disk is still detected. If it is, make sure that on the Boot options, hard disk is selected as the first boot option. If it is, then that means that the windows installed on your laptop is corrupted therefore you might need to install windows using the recovery discs of your laptop.
By the way, to go to BIOS start tapping on F10 once the laptop starts to boot up.
Let me remind you that by doing this it will erase everything on the hard disk.
I'd like you to get into your bios. At the main bios window make sure your bios is seeing the hard drive correctly (model number). Also check that your cdrom is listed. While in the Bios go to boot & correct the boot order. 1st should be cdrom, 2nd should be your new Hitachi.
You mentioned you connected it to a PC. Than you installed WinXP & everything went fine. Disk read error means your laptop does not like the FAT. When you bought the Hitachi did you get a disk utility? If not download it from the link provided here & test your drive. Use the disk utility to set up your new drive & format
it with the utility. Try again to boot to your cdrom & install WinXP. If your XP does not include SP1 or SP2 your drive may show a smaller size. http://www.hitachigst.com/hdd/support/download.htm
Good luck, I hope the disk utility fixs the problem. http://www.hitachigst.com/tech/techlib.nsf/techdocs/50C8DBC2A315A4C786256F400065B756/$file/7K100_SATA_FINAL_DS.pdf (Info)
Your Hard Drive is dead, time for a new one (but before you throw it out, be sure it was conencted tightly). (assuming you tried booting from abother a nother laptop's hard drive), if you tried to reinstall windows on it, then there is something wrong with the IDE (or ATA) controller in the laptop, you'll need a new motherboard.
However if you just inserted the drive from the other laptop, just to see if it will boot up, theres a 99.9% chance that it will not work unless you format the Master Boot Record.