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Old May 29, 2010, 04:46 PM
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the psu died on me
so i replaced it with a new one
and when we turned the pc on again is posts
and then in dos it shows the error
DISK BOOT FAILURE INSERT SYSTEM DISK

what the hell do i do ?!?!
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Old May 29, 2010, 04:52 PM
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Make sure your boot hard drive is hooked up Also check in your BIOS which drive is the main one with the operating system on it. I had an issue like this and pooched my MBR due to not paying attention to this issue.
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Old May 29, 2010, 05:11 PM
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check your HDD cables are connected fully
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Old May 30, 2010, 02:13 PM
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Which OS is this? You can fixboot or fixmbr from a recovery console and possibly restore the OS. IT's worked for me in the past.
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