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dell latitude 610 "missing operating system"

by drains55 / February 21, 2010 10:19 AM PST

Laptop was working fine then all of a sudden windows shut down and then across the top of a dark screen it says "missing operating system". HELP!!

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Not uncommon.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 21, 2010 10:42 AM PST

You try booting from CD, see if the BIOS lists a hard drive and depending on the results install a new drive.
Bob

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Check your drive
by netmouse98 / March 15, 2010 7:05 AM PDT

Press F12 to run the basic system diag. Just hit F12 when you see the Dell logo at boot up.

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