06-16-2013 04:27 PM
Hey guys, I've been getting a "Missing Operating System" error during boot up.
I have an HP Pavilion HPE h8-1214 running Windows 7 Home Premium.
I've already tried using a Windows 7 disk to repair, but I don't think it recognized my hard drive even though in BIOS I could see it.
Right now I'm using an Ubuntu Linux Live CD on the affected machine and it's working just fine. I can even see all my old files!
So I'm asking for help to fix my "Missing Operating System" because I'm stumped.
06-17-2013 09:16 AM
Have you tried running running "System Diasgnostics" on the hard drive yet??? Please turn on your computer and start tapping the "F2" (depending on your computer, it may be a different key) key until the "System Diagnostics" screen comes up. Now teset the hard drive.
Report back with details.
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