Windows XP Laptop will not boot from Recovery Disk (again)

By spk1973
Jan 16, 2010
  1. Hello,
    So I was on this board last week trying to get my Toshiba Satellite laptop running XP again after getting a "disk read error occurred press ctrl+alt+del to restart" error message. After some very patient and courteous help was offered it was determined that my hard drive was dead.
    Not a big deal, this comp hardly contains sensitive/critical data, so I bought a new hard drive and everything worked fine for a few days, until this morning when I got BSOD and the comp shut down. Now I'm getting an "Operating System Not Found" Message when I boot from the hard drive. I've tried the recovery disk again, but once I get to "Press (C) to continue. Press (A) to Abort" I press C and nothing happens. The cursor blinks and that's it.
    I tried running a Drive Fitness Test on it, and it tells me it cannot find any devices.

    Now I'm not sure what to do. Any help greatly appreciated (again).

  2. spk1973

    spk1973 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 52

    Just bumping this to see if anyone can help. I've noticed a lot of views but no replies.
    Am I providing enough info?
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