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windows os not found

By nosie54
Feb 4, 2007
  1. help =[ i just used dban to wipe my hdd but then now when my laptop turns on, it says windows os not found. the recovery disc wont boot either even after i changed the bios setting to boot from the cd drive.
    how can i fix this?
     
  2. nicky_x

    nicky_x TS Rookie Posts: 23

    system has been corruped
    clean install maybe the only way
     
  3. nosie54

    nosie54 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    what do you mean by clean install?
     
  4. nicky_x

    nicky_x TS Rookie Posts: 23

    clean install means format the partition and install the windows xp
     
  5. nosie54

    nosie54 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    im sorry for asking so many questions...so basically are you saying to get a windows xp disc? because the windows xp disc, i remember when booting up, it asks to format the partition first before it installs windows xp. is that right?
     
  6. nicky_x

    nicky_x TS Rookie Posts: 23

    you get it
     
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