Operating systems not found.

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    wee snapper 61

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    Old guy, new to laptops. "Operating systems not found", is coming up on my Dell 360 . Tried hitting F2 and F12 but can't seem to get anywhere. Please help.
     
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    something back

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    Welcome to the laptop forums site

    It may be that the hard drive has failed, or the mbr (MASTER BOOT RECORD) has been corrupted

    Here's some dell tips for Restoring the computer's software to original condition.

    Restore the computer's software to original condition.

    https://www.dell.com/support/articl...he-factory-settings-for-windows-vista?lang=en

    Press the "F2" key repeatedly until the computer says "Entering Setup." You will now be taken into the BIOS setup program.

    Some older Dell machines use different keys. If "F2" will not get you into the BIOS, try "CTRL+ALT+Enter" and "Delete."
     
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