Having problems with your HP Compaq Presario C304NR Notebook ?

Tryed to turn laptop on and now it is saying operating systems not found

Answers :

Please check your Hard Disk Drive in the BIOS is still functioning. At the BIOS Booting Setup the should be ON to boot your Operating System.
Try and try again.
Good luck!
Check your removable drives for a non sys disk (floppy or CD). Remove the disk and try again.
\015\012If it still says system not found, you will likely have to reload your OS.
\015\012Let me know what happens
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