cannot start up Sony VAIO laptop

By louiseA
Nov 1, 2005
  1. I must have deleted a crucial file, if I try to start up,I get 'no operating system found'.Cannot get into safe mode to do virus check or systems restore..Put in restore disc, started to restore then said no hard disc found!? Any ideas?
  2. vnf4ultra

    vnf4ultra TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,388

    It could be a loose power or data cable to your hard drive. Make sure they're tight. It also could be a failed hard drive, or corrupted hard drive.
  3. louiseA

    louiseA TS Rookie Topic Starter

    definitly hard drive ,it is now in the 'worp shop'. Thanks
  4. poertner_1274

    poertner_1274 secroF laicepS topShceT Posts: 4,172

    Did you ever try to do a Repair of XP? Have a look at the top of the Windows Forum for a Sticky thread with details.
    :wave:Welcome to TechSpot:wave:
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