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Cantankerous Sony Vaio PCG-K23


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#1 OldPhart

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Posted 08 January 2011 - 12:33 PM

I was given a Sony Vaio Laptop model PCG-K23. I don't have the Sony recovery discs but I do have a copy of XP PRO SP2 that I would like to install. The laptop boots up to a black with the message "Operating Sytem Not Found". When I try to install XP I get an errror message that says Windows does not detect a hard drive. All input on this would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, OP

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Posted 08 January 2011 - 12:45 PM

If you are trying to boot from the installation CD you may need to enter the BIOS and change the CD-ROM to the first device in the boot order.

When you look to see if this has been done, check to see if the hdd is being recognized.

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