#1
Alright I have a Gateway laptop and one day I turned it on and it says it cant find an operating system. I know its not from viruses or anything like that but it had vista on it. My theory is that vista crashed my hard drive. I think I need a new hard drive because when I go into the menu the only memory it detects is the ram and no hard drive. So do I need a new hard drive or am I wrong?
#2
sounds like your hard drive wasn't connected properly tbh. if it was, then yes, you need a new hard drive. or you might need a new mother board, i needed one once, and that was harsh. i decided to buy a new laptop rather than fit a new mother board to an old laptop. easier and about the same price lol.
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#3
try pressing F5 (tap it) as soon as you start your pc and then chose your OS. don't really know how else the pc could locate the OS
#4
Ive already tried the F5 thing and I know it needs some new part. I also have already tried tsking the hard drive out and puting it back in right and it didnt work. I think ill buy a new hard drive and of that dint work Ill get a new laptop.