|23 Jun 2010||#1|
| || |
"Operating System Not Found" error
Major trouble with re-installing Windows 7
I am new to this Windows 7 Forum.
I have a Sony Vaio laptop which I did not originally purchase but traded for my iPod touch. This Vaio has a Windows Vista sticker, but the man I got it from told me he installed Windows 7 Ultimate on it. He did not tell me that it was a Release Candidate version. I found that out after 2 hours of using this PC, when it suddenly restarted.
After June 1 it began notifying me of the RC issue, it being expired.
So, this week I finally decided to get rid of the RC version. I purchased a new Windows 7 Ultimate package and downloaded KillDisk (Active@ Kill Disk Hard Drive Eraser. Low Level Format.) to swipe my hard drive clean. I burnt KillDisk onto a DVD and ran the program, which was successful.
Afterwards I bought a new Windows 7 Ultimate package, tried to run the DVD but it now gives me the error "Operating System Not Found".
The BIOS on this Vaio model does not have a whole lot of settings to change, so what do I do???
|My System Specs|
|23 Jun 2010||#2|
| || |
You need to set your BIOS to DVD drive first boot.
Take a look at these posts:
Tutorial quick reference list for Installing Windows 7
Questions to use for help with Installation Issues
Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version
Clean Install Windows 7
USB Windows 7 Installation Key Drive - Create
|My System Specs|
|Similar help and support threads for2: "Operating System Not Found" error|
|"operating system not found" message when trying to install windows 7||Installation & Setup|
|Booting screen says "An operating system wasn't found."||General Discussion|
|Dell Inspiron 1564 "Operating System Not Found" Problem||BSOD Help and Support|
|"Operating System Not Found" Error - Windows 7 (x64 bit) 4GB Memory||Hardware & Devices|
|EMERGENCY- Sony Vaio "Operating System Not Found" (friend's drive!)||Hardware & Devices|
|Win7 pro startup error "Boot MGR missing"/"Operating System Not Found||Installation & Setup|
|sudden "operating system not found" (but reboot is fine!)||BSOD Help and Support|
|Our Sites ||Site Links ||About Us ||Find Us |
Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.
© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:33 AM.