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My Compaq Presario 700 CM2130 failed to boot one day out of the blue. It just gave me an error message saying Operating System Not Found. I put in the disk for Windows XP and after a few minutes of loading files, I now get an error message saying there was no hard disk drives found; make sure the drives are properly installed. I researched this error message and found a suggestion pointing to RAID/SATA configuation in BIOS. Now, when I look into BIOS, it seems I only have about 60 seconds and th


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When you get to the BIOS window, do you get a message saying that is going to shut down in some period of time of does it just shut down?
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\015\012Here is my best guess and solution. I believe you've got a worm virus. If you have nothing that you want on this hard drive, and you've got a full install Windows XP disk, I'd do a full install with a complete format, not a quick format, FAT32, if you can, NTFS, if you can't and reinstall Windows XP.
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