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Operating system not found

By doug m. ·
I had this error msg. appear after the machine booted up "operating system not found". I've tried reloading the OS onto the machine and it appears to be successful until I reboot than I get the very same message. Any ideas? The OS is WIN2K btw. I ran a generic disk utility that said the HD is ok, but I'm not convinced.

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Check the floppy

by BFilmFan In reply to Operating system not foun ...

Is there a floppy in the floppy drive?

That used to be a very common error message.

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Yeah and Bios boot device priority

by house In reply to Check the floppy

...as well as the auto detect ide settings

master/slave jumper settings could cause these issues too

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Do you use two Hard Drives???

by dafe2 In reply to Yeah and Bios boot device ...

The OS doesn't have to be on your boot drive.

If the boot partition has a diferent drive letter than the system partition it would give you that letter.

Re-installing windows wouldn't solve the problem...but a parralel install or a clean install would.

Good Luck

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The drive itself...

by house In reply to Do you use two Hard Drive ...

might not even be a specified boot device.

I imagine that was the case, considering he had to go in there.

who the champ?? that's right... me's the champ!!

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ROFLMO

by dafe2 In reply to The drive itself...

Just ......................... ROFLMO!!!

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ROFLMO??

by house In reply to ROFLMO

you left out "the" and "***"

That's the floor and my *** you're talking about.

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I new there was sumthen missing....

by dafe2 In reply to ROFLMO??

I was too busy laughing............got dislexix.

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by doug m. In reply to Yeah and Bios boot device ...

It was the BIOS boot device setting, which somehow got changed. All is well now, thanks.

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Wrong forum

by deepsand In reply to Operating system not foun ...

This is a tech. problem, in search of a solution.

It properly belongs in "Technical Q&A," not in "Discussions."

Please re-post there.

Thank you.

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oops

by doug m. In reply to Wrong forum

Sorry...now I know for next time.

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