reboot vista and can't find os and hard drive

Posted: 12-14-2008, 02:19 AM
when i try to boot, i get a message that it can't find the os.

if i put an xp cd in and reboot, i get a message to press any key to boot
from cd.

if i DON'T press any key, it will go to install vista screen, when i click
install a fresh windows, i realise that both my hard drive is gone.

any help would be greatly appreicated.

reboot vista and can't find os and hard drive


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Martin Descartes
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Re: reboot vista and can't find os and hard drive
Posted: 12-14-2008, 02:32 AM
perkyboi <perkyboi@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
>when i try to boot, i get a message that it can't find the os.
>
>if i put an xp cd in and reboot, i get a message to press any key to boot
>from cd.
Why are you putting in an XP cd when you are running Vista??
>if i DON'T press any key, it will go to install vista screen, when i click
>install a fresh windows, i realise that both my hard drive is gone.
If you DON'T press any key, where is it getting the "install vista
screen" from??
>any help would be greatly appreicated.
Back at you.
perkyboi
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Re: reboot vista and can't find os and hard drive
Posted: 12-14-2008, 03:23 AM


"Martin Descartes" wrote:
> perkyboi <perkyboi@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
>
> >when i try to boot, i get a message that it can't find the os.
> >
> >if i put an xp cd in and reboot, i get a message to press any key to boot
> >from cd.
>
> Why are you putting in an XP cd when you are running Vista??
>
> >if i DON'T press any key, it will go to install vista screen, when i click
> >install a fresh windows, i realise that both my hard drive is gone.
>
> If you DON'T press any key, where is it getting the "install vista
> screen" from??
>
> >any help would be greatly appreicated.
>
> Back at you.
sorry, type wrongly, i mean inserting my vista disc
>
 
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