Having problems with your Sony PC Laptops ?

I have a sony laptop and when I try to boot it up its says system not found


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Do you have a floppy disk or a CD in an appropriate drive or any other device plugged into a USB or Firewire port??????
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\015\012Most computers look for the OS first on a floppy then on the CD then the hard drive.
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\015\012If you dont have something in a drive before trhe hard drive, you have a corrupt file in Windows. You will likely have to restore or reload your OS.
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