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Post by hikarrthik on Sat Jan 10, 2009 10:10 pm

Hi,

I have Vista in my notebook. Suddenly for the past 2 days, when I try to on, it says operating system not found. I have to switch it off couple of times before it starts or sometimes even more attempts are needed. Sometimes I even get a blank black screen. Is it because of power settings or something to do with OS or RAM. Kindly help!!!

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Solved Re: Operating System Not Found

Post by Digitalocksmith on Sat Jan 10, 2009 10:30 pm

This usually indicates one of 3 things:

(1) The BIOS no longer detects the hard drive

(2) The hard drive itself is damaged or contains bad sectors

(3) The Master Boot Record (MBR) is damaged or corrupted either by Malware or other means.

Before we attempt to repair the MBR or any drive bad sectors etc, we must first establish that your system is clean from any Malware infection or we may cause further damage to the partition table.

If your able to boot to windows, please submit a current HiJackThis log here for me to take a look at for you!


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Solved Re: Operating System Not Found

Post by hikarrthik on Sat Jan 10, 2009 10:39 pm

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 8:12:41 PM, on 12/8/2008
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Solved Re: Operating System Not Found

Post by hikarrthik on Mon Jan 12, 2009 12:30 pm

It doesnt start any more. My laptop has got completely black out and it doesnt start even after number of attempts. I am assuming it to be a hardware problem. Any suggestions?

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Solved Re: Operating System Not Found

Post by Belahzur on Mon Jan 12, 2009 12:33 pm

Can you boot to safe mode?

The log shows some malware, but it shouldn't cause the screen to black out.


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Post by hikarrthik on Mon Jan 12, 2009 12:39 pm

When I switch it on, nothing is coming up. I can see all the LEDs indacting "power connection", "DVD buttons" etc are glowing but the usual HP pavilion screen followed by Vista booting process is not coming anymore.

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Post by Belahzur on Mon Jan 12, 2009 12:45 pm

Then yeah, probably is a hardware issue, and with it being a laptop, that isn't easy to fix.
There's only 3 things you can normally access with ease on a laptop:
The battery/RAM/hardrive

All the rest is hidden under the plastic.
You may have to take it back to whoever sold you it (Dell, etc) and ask if they can fix it.


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Solved Re: Operating System Not Found

Post by hikarrthik on Mon Jan 12, 2009 1:03 pm

Would you suggest me to check if RAM has got some loose connection with Motherboard or would you suggest me to take it the repair shop directly without taking any chance? FYI, it is HP notebook and out of warranty too
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Post by Belahzur on Mon Jan 12, 2009 1:06 pm

You can check it, but ram doesn't just come lose, RAM sticks use little clips at the side to hold them in.


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Solved Re: Operating System Not Found

Post by Doctor Inferno on Tue Jan 13, 2009 6:06 am

Check that your hard disks are properly connected, it's quite easy to open the casing below to check. You can get the HP laptop manual from the HP website to check which part of the casing the hard disk is located at.


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Solved Re: Operating System Not Found

Post by hikarrthik on Wed Jan 14, 2009 7:59 pm

Ok. I shall try it and get back to you. Thanks a lot!!!

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Solved Re: Operating System Not Found

Post by hikarrthik on Thu Jan 15, 2009 1:16 am

I was able to open the case to see the HD but how to figure out if it is connected or not. I am not able to find out that.

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Solved Re: Operating System Not Found

Post by Doctor Inferno on Thu Jan 15, 2009 2:55 am

It should be connected, give it a little nudge to make sure it's tight. Another thing, your operating system might somehow be corrupted or trashed which is why it is not found, I just remembered that if hard disk is not properly connected it will get a disk boot failure.

Do you have a recovery CD?


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Post by hikarrthik on Thu Jan 15, 2009 4:02 am

No I dont have recovery CD with me. As of now I had decided to give to HP tech guys for fixing it. Is there a way to find out the problem ourselves? To be on safer side, I have went ahead and purchased extended warranty so that if it is a serious hardware prblm then my notebook would be covered.

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