operating system not found

By dsims143 ·
hi there, i am new to this,can anyone help me, i was given a rock notebook laptop, it was working fine for a week or so and now it won't work, it just says operating system not found,i can get into the bios by pressing f2, but not sure what to do when i am in there. I tryed to wipe it, but thats not working, haven'ent really got any disks only the ones i have downloaded, has anyone got so tips,or do i throw it in the bin
thanks deb

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A couple of possibilities

by wgraham969 In reply to operating system not foun ...

First--and simplest--if the laptop has a 3.5" floppy drive, check to make sure there's not a diskette inadvertently left in the drive.

Second possibility--and gnarliest--is the likelihood of a non-op hard drive.

Different BIOS have different configurations and options, but you want to make sure that that the BIOS actually points to your hard drive as your boot device.

Without knowing more details, it's difficult to give a more extensive answer, but maybe this will set you on the right road.

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