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#1 gmoto


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Posted 11 August 2009 - 05:02 PM

I used Killdisk to overwrite my hard drive. Done this on other computers, no prob. No matter what disk I put in the CD drive, then turn on computer, same message: "Error loading operating system". What to do?? Computer is Dell Inspiron 8100.

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#2 hamluis



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Posted 11 August 2009 - 05:29 PM

That message...would seem to imply that it's trying to boot, probably from the hard drive.

I think you need to change the boot options in the BIOS, resulting in the optical drive being the first option.

Windows cannot be loaded from a CD, it can only be installed. "Loaded" implies running, IMO.


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