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Hello, I Have a '' HP Pavilion a6700f '' desktop and when i turn on the computer the screen goes black and the top says, ISK BOOT FAILURE,INSERT SYSTEM DISK AND PRESS ENTER. My question is...do Ineed to download any back up disk..? I need HELP PLEASE...!!! Eric J. THANK YOU...!

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  • gmecep Mar 22, 2011

    Hello, Carlos I have Windows Vista and when I purchase the computer too years ago it didnt contained no back up disk. How can I get on to fix it..?

  • gmecep Mar 22, 2011

    Carlos Adria I need help how can I download a BOOT disk to fix my desk top HP PAVILION a6700f Windows Vista...? I need help PLEASE.....!!!!!

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Hello,

Thank you for using fixya.

You are experiencing a no boot issue in the computer. It means that the computer does not load up the operating system. It might be caused by system failure or errors in the operating system, or missing files in the core of the operating system. What it's asking for is the Operating System's Disc enable for it to fix itself.

Here's what you need to do:

1. Look for the disc that came with your computer. It's called Microsoft Windows Operating System. If you are using Windows 7 in your computer, then, it should say Windows 7 INstallation DIsc or WIndows 7 operating system's disc.

2. Insert it in the DVD drive.

3. Restart the computer. Once you see the "press any key to boot to cd" message on a black or blue screen, press any key. It will then load up the disc and it will ask to install or repair the operating system. You don't need to install the operating system, so select repair.

4. Follow the on-screen instructions until it will tell you if the repair is successful.

Inform me if the same problem occurs after the doing the procedure that I have provided you. Just leave your message by commenting in this post. And, I'll return to you as soon as possible.

Thank you for using fixya.

CARLO

Posted on Mar 22, 2011

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    Carlo Adrian Canon Mar 22, 2011

    Thank you for your message. I do apologize for the late reply.

    The only key to fix this problem is to have the disk. But, let's not lose hope. We can try to go to safe mode. Here's what you need to do.

    1. Restart the computer. Once it's restarting, press F8. It will send you to a black screen where you can find the option safe mode.

    2. Highlight safe mode using the arrow key. Don't highlight safe mode with networking. Just safe mode. Then, press enter.

    3. From there, do system restore.

    Remember the date when the computer was still working fine. Click start>programs>Accessories>system tools>system restore

    It will show up a box which will ask you for a date to restore the computer to a previous state. You should restore it to a date when it was still working fine. Don't worry it won't delete the files that you have saved but it will remove the programs that you have installed after the date that you will identify later on. Don't worry you can just put the program back in.

    If it doesn't work, then, you need to buy an operating system's disk.

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