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Here's an odd one (for me at least). My friends laptop is an Acer Aspire V5-531 and he gets the "Operating system not found" message after the splash screen. The weird part is that when I put a Windows CD in and ignore the prompt to "press any key to load from CD/DVD" it boots into his original install. We tried re-installing Windows and that went without a hitch - but as soon as we remove the disc from the drive and try to boot, we get the OS not found message!!
Also - just to make it even more perplexing - we can't get into BIOS with the requested F2 keystroke, just completely ignores it. I know the keyboard is being recognised though because the Pause function is working (and have tried with a USB keyboard to - but no luck). Have tried all the function keys BTW and to no avail......anyone got any ideas?
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