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help...i have...error-no boot disk found...etc


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#1 daniel1963

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Posted 20 May 2018 - 02:39 PM

i had windows on a 250gb laptop hard drive on my tower...i put linux mint ...i deleted , not the right way...im stuck with error screen....i bought a 1tb hd ...i have error screen still.....i cant boot from anything !!!...thank you.



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Posted 20 May 2018 - 02:43 PM

i watched alot of youtube videos...no help to me....



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Posted 20 May 2018 - 02:51 PM

at boot up....lower right screen shows keys to hit....i cant see them good........Error: no boot disk has been detected or disk has failed.



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Posted 20 May 2018 - 02:53 PM

i want to install windows again...



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Posted 20 May 2018 - 03:53 PM

Do you have access to the bios?

At boot up what do you see a screen saying HP, Dell or other brand?


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Posted 20 May 2018 - 04:12 PM

yes.....gateway....i cant see bottom left corner...its cut off......keys to hit........then...error screen....thx



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Posted 20 May 2018 - 04:15 PM

Oh bugger, well what wear is your gateway?

Perhaps we can brute force getting into the BIOS


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Posted 20 May 2018 - 04:20 PM

i have hit every key...booted from....cd...usb....nothing.


i used rufus to make usb bootable....i have copy of win 7 on disc


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Posted 20 May 2018 - 04:21 PM

Again what year is this gateway?

Can you give a model number?

 

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