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Good luck with the Apple.

Thanks again for all your help. I went looking for the manufacturer and was unable to find a diagnostic utility for their hdd. It's a toshiba MK6026GAX. It's too bad I just never recieved the diagnostic CD.

The Dell Diagnostics can be downloaded from this site's download section.

1. Remove the hard drive and install it in an "external USB hard drive enclosure", connect it to another PC and see if you can copy your important data off of the drive, then do #3 2. If the above fails to work, go here http://www.grc.com/sr/spinrite.

It sounds like it is not booting from the Windows XP CD. On some Dell's if you press F12 at boot up it will allow you to boot from a CD. If not, you will have to enter the setup (F2 at bootup) and set the CD drive as the first boot device).

If you have access to a PC with a CDRW and Floppy Drive which is running Nero or Roxio/Adaptec burner software, you can make a Boot Image/Emulation CDR.

Hello! It really depends on how you formatted your computer. If you were using a restore partition on the computer itself (no disc or anything) and the power went out, you might have corrupted that partition or both partitions.

britmom :smileyhappy: Â In order fo us to help you, you need to post the whole error message. Â There are hundreds of them, so we need more information please. Â Also, do you have an XP installation CD?

It sounds like you've deleted the Dell diagnostic partition (or it is damaged). You can download a test utility from all the drive makers' websites except Toshiba - identify the manufacturer and download its test utility.

I did all the necessary thing to do to make the Hard Drive to be detected,like reseating the IDE cables and even the power connection and im even using a brand new IDE cables.

Power up, start pressing F12 immediately, until you hit a menu. Select the option for diagnostics, which will run the built in diags. The one to watch for is the DST (Drive Short Test). If it fails, the hard drive is dying or dead.

I am using Windows XP. What DVD repair are you referring to? I can't even load into safe mode. I could load a CD as my computer will let me

...a mess with my sytem realy need help.unalbe to reboot or do anything else.On black screen sytem prompt : ERROR LOADING OPERATING SYSTEM.please adviced step by step what i shoud do. i have dimension 2400 service tag D9YT931 Thanks...
7/19/2004  |  (Forums)

Help, when I turn on my inspiron 700m it says "error loading operating system_" Help, SOS, Tess
12/20/2005  |  (Forums)

When computer is turned on, I recieve the message: Error Loading Operating System. I thought the computer had Windows 98 on it but it has windows 95 - I tried to load windows xp....... I am told that...
11/22/2003  |  (Forums)

Turned on my inspiron 2600 today and it says "Error Loading Operating System"???...I havent loaded any software or anything for a long time...I used it last nite and everything was normal...NEED HELP!!!
7/4/2004  |  (Forums)

For some reason, I'm getting an "Error Loading Operating System" message just after the startup screen. I don't know if this is a BIOS problem, but I've got the Windows XP install disk...
9/8/2004  |  (Forums)

When computer is turned on, I recieve the message: Error Loading Operating System. I want to reformat the hard drive but don't know how to get past this message to even type A:.... Please help!!! Many thanks.
11/10/2003  |  (Forums)

...to boot from CD, with full version of Win 95, Win Me and Win Xp..and the following message comes up "error loading operating system". what can I do if I only have a CD? please email vbstech@sympatico.ca or reply here
7/2/2004  |  (Forums)

after removing my hard drive then replacing it again, i now cant load xp. I get the message error loading operating system. any ideas how to fix this? I have cleared my NVRAM already.
2/4/2006  |  (Forums)

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