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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 02-23-2008, 11:12 PM Thread Starter
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master boot failure?

when i start the computer this is what reads, "master boot error press a key", after i press the key it then reads "disk boot failure, insert system disk and press enter"
i only used the computer maybe for like a month and this happened and i have not yet fixed it, what should i do to fix it? its a hp media center m7680n

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The harddrive boottable is fucked. You need to FIXMBR on the drive. Do you have an XP cd?

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im downloading one but i believe its still says error? what causes this? im going back and forth with this...

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http://www.9down.com/Hiren-s-BootCD-...d-patch-22256/

Download that and burn it to a cd.\


Use Partition Table Doctor 3.5. THere should be a repair function.

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thanks ill try it, if not possible to get to? How much would you charge to get this fixed? pm me a price, i heard youve helped otheres, thanks btw

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i think the pc is gone to crap, it reads QCDROM .SYS LOADING FAILED, then it says at the end BOOT CD FILES WERE NOT FOUND...

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i think the pc is gone to crap, it reads QCDROM .SYS LOADING FAILED, then it says at the end BOOT CD FILES WERE NOT FOUND...

You got a USB thumb drive?

http://www.hiren.info/pages/bootcd-on-usb-disk

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Thx for the link, ive been using 9.3 forever, downloading that biatch right now.
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Thx for the link, ive been using 9.3 forever, downloading that biatch right now.

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