My hard drive is gone, isn't it?
So my parents computer is around 4 years old, I bought the newest anti-virus (Norton) and installed it on their computer. While installing i think it had some troubles unistalling the previous version. Anyways thats beside the point (i think?), now when i turn their computer on all i can't do anything.....And i mean NOTHING, I can't run misconfig to boot the computer in safe mode (f8 at boot doesn't work either on boot), None of the installed programs work, and everytime i try it gives me this message:
"This files does not have a program associated with it for performing this action. Create an association in the folder options control panel"
After frigging around trying to unistall Norton, theres no way i can get into my control panel. I've tried everything i know and NOTHING works. It must be the hard drive? but would the computer still even boot if the hard drive was gone?
Anyways any comment,suggestions or ideas would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
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