Satellite 1000-Z2: cannot find operating system


I have a satellite 1000 Z2 with a windows xp operating system. When I turn on the computer, I get the message "cannot find the operating system". I tried using the recovery disk, but I get an error message saying that there is a mistake of partitioning, and it does not work. I watched utility recovery options to see if I can reformat the hard disk that you use this method, but I'm out of my League and don't know what do the options mean. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks in advance

Hi Dex

I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but it means that your hard drive is broken or is a failure.

If you have a bootable diskette that puts in the BACK, use it and see if it recognizes your hard C disc drive (or whatever your drive letter). If she sees it then do a DIR and see if your files are still there. If it does not find your hard drive chances are, there not.

Good luck!

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