Did a partition of my Dell Inspiron 560 desktop pc hard drive, but before I could format it, it responded with " Missing Operating System". I then rebooted the pc into the BIOS to change the boot device to the DVD/CD drive and saved the settings and rebooted the pc with a cd that has windows 98 2nd edition. That did'nt work so I tried Windows Vista cd, Windows 7 cd & etc. But what happens every time is that the pc says "Missing Operating System".I ran a diagnostic test and everything passed.
I NEED SOMEONE HELP WITH A SOLUTION!
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The message you see if because the computer is unable to find a bootable source.
What is your objective? Are you trying to perform a clean install of an OS?
If so, go back to the BIOS, make sure that your DVD drink has a higher boot priority. Then boot …
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