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Vista installation not recognised in Vista repair

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Get this message when booting up - Boot disk failure please insert system disk - or something like that
Load vista dvd up get to the point where have to select vista installation - nothing comes up so i have to load drivers?
Basically don't know what drivers i have to load.
Want it to recognize vista installation so i can do startup repair
Thanks, Scott
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A boot disk failure can be caused by the computer trying to boot off everything else but the hard drive.
But on the other hand, it can also be an indication, assuming absolutely nothing has changed, that the hard drive is dead and needs to be replaced.
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I had this problem before. The hard drive wasn't dead, but was severley corrupted. Setup couldn't see the install because of the corruption. But, when I reformatted and installed it worked fine. I did lose all of my stuff though.

Edited by smmalis, 19 May 2007 - 05:28 PM.

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