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Hard Drive Boot issues

\015 Hello. Currently I'm having a startup problem concerning my Laptop (Dell Latitude C640) which I got from a friend.It seems whenever I turn on it on, there would be a quick flash on the screen saying "no boot sector on hard disk" displayed and it would continue to try to start, leading to something saying "psxe-e61 media test failure". Afterwards I would be brought to a black screen saying "No bootable device" telling me to hit F1 to attempt again or F2 for setup utilities.I setup the BOOT ORDER so that the CD Drive is first like what some other says, but for the most part I'm guessing it's a hard drive problem.The current OS is Windows XP, yet I do not havea disk, and it seems that the BIOS recognizes the hard drive as well. Yet the computer does not seem to be working.Please help me on my current situation seeing as though I know almost nothing when it comes to repairs.*NOTE* I currently do not have the money to buy a new hard drive if that may be the case or for repairs. I also don't care if the hard drive is to be reset or cleaned (I have my files saved on an external HD).\015

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You need to reinstall the operating system . .
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