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Boot Device Not Found - T580 P52s HDD to M.2 Upgrade

Q: Boot Device Not Found - T580 P52s HDD to M.2 Upgrade

Hello,I have a T580 P52s 20LB with a 500GB HDD, a ThinkPad T580 P52s M.2 SSD tray and a 500GB M.2 Samsung EVO 970 Pro. I also have an M.2 to USB-C adapter. Samsung Magician will not detect the SSD using the adapter so I used a work-around to clone my HDD (all partitions) to my SSD. Afterward, I installed the SSD using the M.2 SSD tray but I got the boot device not found error. My tech tried and got the same results. A third tech tried and got the same results. Even when I had the third tech wipe the M.2, install it and try to do a fresh Window 10 install, it did not work. I know the drive is fine because it works in other machinces. I got my SSD tray directly from Lenovo and confirmed before purchasing and after receiving it that it is the correct part. I know the machine is capable of supporting SATA or M.2 NVMe for drive 1 but I can't seem to get this to work. I picked up a SATA EVO 860 in case help from this forum isn't able to solve the problem.

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Preferred Solution: Boot Device Not Found - T580 P52s HDD to M.2 Upgrade

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 This bug deserves more attention than it is currently receiving. It should be pinned in every forum with an affected machine, so that the owners of those machines are aware that it exists. It is currently squirreled away in the T series forum, under the outdated title "T480s - ACPI bug". I have asked that the thread title be updated and received no response. I have to presume that Lenovo did not see my request (in which case, they'll see it now). It would also be nice to get some kind of status update. For example, I am still waiting for confirmation that the patches from the newer thread were sent to engineering (see this message).

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Background: clone the entire contents of the HDD to a SSD with the aim to replace the HDD, including the OS.

After having cloned a HDD with Windows 7 laptop to a SDD successfully, and replaced the HDD with the SDD, resulted in a smooth boot exactly the the same procedure failed with a 2007 laptop Vista 32bit.

Procedure with support of the guidelines of the SSD Vendor (Sandisk):
1. Initialize SSD
2. Clone the entire HDD to the SSD
3. Replace the HDD with the SSD
4. Start the laptop.
5a. Result with a Win 7 laptop: OK
5b. Result with a Vista 32bit laptop: failed

Failure with Vista (I'm not that technical):

The BIOS indicates: no IDE device found.
When starting up, the message 'Operation System not found' appears

A major difference between the Win 7 and Vista laptop is the transfer mode of the (former) HDD and the new SSD: Win 7 had a SATA 300 installed, while the Vista has a SATA 150. The SSD is SATA 600.

What I did?
1) I created a ISO Vista 32bit file to get the laptop into the repair mode. This repair mode does not recognize a drive c: (checking out with the installed DOS).
So, i'm turning in circles. There is no way to get the internal SSD recognized.

2) When connecting the new SSD drive with USB to check the SSD status with the Computer Management/Disk Management tool, this is displayed:
The internal HDD (containing the system) shows: Healty (Boot, Page File, Crash Dump, Primary Partition).The USB connected SSD shows: Healty (Active, Primary Partition). Further, the ... Read more

A:Boot failure after cloning HDD to SSD (no IDE device found; Operating sys not found)

Try using the first sata port. See your manufacturer's documentation on which one that is.

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When I turn on my device I get hard disk error. I try and run my windows install disk computer tells me to restart and put in disk again. Next error is boot device not found.

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Hi guys, im new here and i wish you can help me cuz im really stucked.

I have a toshiba satellite L350, and it cant boot.
Firstly there was just a blue screen and then it switched to a blaack screen and says no bootable device, please enter e now boot device.
I knew my HDD was gone beause he was clicking, so i bought a new one, but still the same issue.
My cd/dvd doesnt work so i burnt win 7 to usb but my Hard drive was not recognized by the windows.
I resetted the bios te deffault but that didnnt help.
I unpuluged the Ac power, and the battery pluggedt it but same problem.
I want to bios and there was shown Hard Disk Drive, NONE.
I changet from ASPI to compatibiliyt since it is the only one but same prb.

Any suggestion guys ?It is driving me crazy, i have tried everything i knew

Any help would be apreciatted

A:No bootable device found-please enter a new boot device

Try, removing the battery, unplug the device and holding the Power button down for at least 30 seconds. Re install the hard drive, making sure of proper connection. Replace battery and Power plug, go into bios and set optimized defaults. Then see if the hard drive is recognized. Try to listen and see if the hard drive is spinning up.

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when starting laptop get message no boot device found. after numerous attempts of restarting i can get on lap top. also when trying to use amera get error message that camera cannot be found. this all started after an update i have an envy dv6 note book serial#2CE3280G60. model#D1B28UA . any help would be appreciated . i am having no luck finding any answers to this question. ive reinstalled windows 10 and still no camera drivers located in device manager.

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Have just bought a ThinkPad P52s Have setup a multiboot with Windows 10 (64-bit), Windows 7 (64-bit)  and  Windows 7 (32-bit) and have 3 issues: (3 of 3 ) : Code 12 (This device cannot find enough free resources that it can use) One of the key purposes of getting this Laptop was to use Thunderbolt 3 to connect an express card adapter to enable a firewire cardbus and a SCSI cardbus to the laptop to enable us the repair/maintain some legacy scanners.  These scanners are 32/16 bit devices and will generally only work with 32-bit OS. A firewire adapter connected directly to the  thunderbolt works OK in both Windows 64-bit and 32-bit. but . . both the expresscards (firewire and scsi) fail to connect with code 12 errors. Can you please help me resolve this Thanks

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Have just bought a ThinkPad P52s Have setup a multiboot with Windows 10 (64-bit), Windows 7 (64-bit)  and  Windows 7 (32-bit) and have 3 issues: (3 of 3 ) : Code 12 (This device cannot find enough free resources that it can use) One of the key purposes of getting this Laptop was to use Thunderbolt 3 to connect an express card adapter to enable a firewire cardbus and a SCSI cardbus to the laptop to enable us the repair/maintain some legacy scanners.  These scanners are 32/16 bit devices and will generally only work with 32-bit OS. A firewire adapter connected directly to the  thunderbolt works OK in both Windows 64-bit and 32-bit. but . . both the expresscards (firewire and scsi) fail to connect with code 12 errors. Can you please help me resolve this Thanks

A:P52s Code 12 on device

Hi eurostar1!
 
Welcome to the community forums.
 
Just to verify, when you connect the expresscards, is the drivers showing up in device manager? If yes, does it show working correctly? 
 
For basic troubleshooting for the error you are getting. Check this linl: https://windowsreport.com/device-cant-find-enough-free-resources-error-code-12/?CID=ww:lenovosocial:...
 
 
Regards,
Matt_lenovo

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my dell inspiron3135 series 3000 cant boot it replays no boot device found...so is my hdd dead and how can i repair it

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My computer will not boot. Boot device not found Hard Drive (3F0) I have a G7-3ried reset4OUS WINDOWS 7 64 bit. I have tried to reset BIOs  HELP

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Hi there guys,

Originally i had windows 7 installed on my laptop and i had four partitions on my computer.

C - Windows 7 installed system,primary parition
D - logical partition - where windows xp was installed
E - logical parition - where my documents word files and so on
K - 160gb for applications to be installed (primary partition, system)

i installed windows xp on drive D after formatting and everything was working but when i installed easybcd to add windows 7 to boot...i encountered a problem. I cannot have xp + win7 together in the boot due to windows xp installed on a logical partition and its boot file is in a unknown primary partition. I Decided to convert Drive K to Logical and Drive D(XP INSTALLED) to primary. After my computer restarted., it brought up a new error saying no boot device(S) FOUND...

i ran windows 7 setup cd to repair but no operating system was found....i ran cmd repair typed in bootrec.exe /scanos - it found windows 7 then i tried bootrec.exe /fixboot - not working, tried /rebuildmbr computer restarted but same error. I Ran windows XP CD it said no installation sources available/found that means no harddrive. however windows 7 setup repair option i saw all the drives but i can't install a freash copy of windows on any of partitions.

Can anyone help me with this problem. what i have done wrong and how can i fix a problem like this...
thanks in advance

Asad
 

A:windows 7 b& xp dual boot and no boot device found error

Sounds to me that you now have no system (boot) partition. If you can't fix this (mark one of the partitions "system" or "boot") with the Windows 7 installation DVD or the XP installation CD use a bootable partitioning program, such as GParted.
 

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I have had my laptop for 2 years and has been broke for nearly a year! The screen comes up with "boot device not found, install operating system". So I bought a system recovery disk, and I went through the steps. But, it comes up with "HDD NOT FOUND". I have checked the hard drive and everything inside the computer!!!! HELPPP

A:Boot device not found and hdd not found

Ow I put wrong product name in

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I bought P52s 1080p fhd lcd model 2018 but now I want to upgrade it to 4K UHD lcd screen. Can I upgrade it? If it is possible, how can I do it for?Do I buy the parts from Lenovo or do I ask the upgrade service support to Lenovo? Thank you.

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I just got the P52s recently with 8gb Ram installed. I ordered Lenovo 8GB DDR4 2400MHz SoDIMM Memory to help with some Solidworks modeling. I tried to install the RAM and my laptop will power on but screen stays black. Any help or suggestions? 

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Hi. My computer is not turning on widows. It's say boot device not found. I did default setup it's doesn't work please help me & tell me how to return to my windows.( w 8.1. 64 b











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Can you get into diagnostics (F2) or the BIOS (F10) to run a hard drive test? Odds are the hard drive has gone bad. 

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I bought a 500GB hard drive for my HP Pavilion 23 all in one desktop computer and I switched out the hard drives and when I turn on my computer a blue screen pops up and says Boot Device Not Found Please install an operating system on your hard disk. Hard Disk - (3FO). F2 - System Diagnostics  For more information, please visit:http://www.hp.com/gp/techcenter/startup  Please can someone help me.

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@Joker463_adr20?, welcome to the forum. Did you use the Recovery media that you created when you bought the computer?  It is necessary to have an operating system on the drive before it will be recognized. Please click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.

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When I turn on my pc, this is what it reads.Boot device not found.Please install an operating system on your hard drive.Hard Disk - (3FO)What do I need to do?????? Help!!!

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My system showingboot device not foundPlease install an operating system on your hard diskHard disk (3FO)F2 system diagnostics

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I was receiving a hard disc failure warning and told to replace the hard drive. I made a recovery and an image of the old hard drive. When I turn the computer on after replacing the hard drive it says to install an operating system on the hard disc.

A:Boot Device Not Found

When requesting assistance, please provide the complete model name and product number (p/n) of the HP computer in question. HP/Compaq makes thousands of models of computers. Without this information it may be difficult or impossible to assist you in resolving your issue. The above requested information can be found on the bottom of your computer, inside the battery compartment or on the startup BIOS screen. Please see How Do I Find My Model Number or Product Number? for more assistance locating this information. DO NOT include your serial number.  After you replaced the defective hard drive you need to install an operating system or use the HP Recovery Media you previously created. To use the installation or recovery media, you must insert the media in the computer and then turn the computer on. Next, immediate start tapping the "F9" key or the "ESC" key and then "F9". Now selelct the media from the Boot Selection screen. If you have any further questions, please don't hesitate to ask. Please click the White KUDOS "Thumbs Up" to show your appreciation

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I was on my computer when all of a sudden it rebooted and when it came on again there was a black screen that said 'no boot device found press any key to reboot the machine.' I tried to reboot it but this screen just comes up. I Have a Dell Inspiron 3537, I got it this year. The operating system is windows 8 but the computer also has classic shell. Is there anything I can do?
 

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When I turn on my laptop the following appears on the screen:Boot Device Not FoundPlease install an operating system on your hard disk.Hard Disk (3FO) Is there anything I can do?

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Hello CrazyFrank,  You might want to take a look at this document:http://support.hp.com/in-en/document/c01443463   Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again !!  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee 

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What does boot device not found mean?

A:What does boot device not found mean?

It means the system is looking for a device that can boot to an operating system. Typically the hard drive. Long story short, there is likely a problem with the hard drive. Provide the model number and we can direct you how to run diagnostics to see how bad the problem may be. 

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Laptop says boot device not found please install an operating system. I followed the steps online to do an extensive hard drive test which took 6 hours but it failed. What do I do now?

A:Boot device not found

Hi,Then hard drive needs to be replaced with a new one of similar form factor.Use Recovery USB/ DVD to factory reset after replacement.HP would replace it free of cost if you're within warranty.Contact HP directly.http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/ww-phone-assist.htmlWarranty check : http://support.hp.com/us-en/checkwarrantyRegardsVisruth

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 I want to repair ASAP where can i go , what you do , and how i do?

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I'm not sure what the operating system is, but it is either Microsoft Windows 10 (32 or 64-bit). When I turned on my laptop on Friday, I got this following message: "Boot Device Not FoundPlease install an operating system on your hard disk.Hard Disk - (3F0)F2   System Diagnostics" I also did the quick and extensive hard drive tests and saw that it failed the Long DST Test. So I bought a hard disk drive replacement and replaced the hard drive with a Crucial MX200 2.5 Solid State Drive 500GB SATA 6Gb/s. It passed the quick test, the SMART check, and the Long DST Test, but oddly at default BIOS settings (Internal Network Adapter Boot disabled, Network Boot Protocol IPv4+IPv6 [UEFI], Legacy Support disabled, and Secure Boot enabled) it still says,"Boot Device Not FoundPlease install an operating system on your hard disk.Hard Disk - (3F0)F2   System Diagnostics"  And then, if I enable Legacy Support, I get a whole new setting: Internal Network Adapter Boot disabled, Network Boot Protocol IPv4 [ Legacy], Legacy Support enabled, and Secure Boot disabled. After saving it by pressing F10, I was taken to "Operating System Boot Mode Change" (021), where I enter the assigned four-digit code and press "Enter." After that, the computer restarted, and  I was taken to "Reboot and Select proper Boot device or Insert Boot Media in selected Boot device and press a key." I'm not quite sure what they mean here. I've tried everything I can thi... Read more

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Hi, my computer recently failed to start, I tried to system restore and that also failed, so I decided to run my install disk so as I could enter the command prompt and clean and partition my hard drive using diskpart... The computer allowed me to do this, which is why I don't think my hardrive is dead, but since exiting command prompt and restarting computer, I'm now just getting black screen that says no boot device found, please insert bootable disc and press any key to continue... Does anyone have any suggestions as to how I can resolve this please... And if so bear in mind I'm not very tech savvy so need it in dummies terms please lol
 

A:No boot device found... Help please

In order to help you, you need to post ALL of your exact system specs; ie exact mb, exact cpu, exact pw supply, etc, etc. If this is a big box system ie dell, hp, whatever, post the exact make and model# If you have a service tag, post that as well.

It does sound like your hd has failed or possibly a failed cable, loose pw connector, etc. You can test the drive with the drive mfg's diagnostic. You download this from whomever mfg the drive. Since your system will not boot from the hd, you need the dos or boot version [it runs from bootable media]
 

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BootDevis Not Found

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I do a quick hardware test. My screen fails automatic repair. Next the computer shows your pc needs to restart. Please hold down the power button. Error code: 0x0000005c. Parameters: 0x0000000000000110, 0xFFFFFFFFFFD0D258, 0x0000000000000019, 0xFFFFFFFFC0000001.

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I'm getting a Boot Device Not Found message.Version 1.16.0.0 - BIOS When testing the Hard Drive... SMART Check: PassedLong DST: FAILED I'm starting to get frustrated. I think I'm still under warranty as I've only had this thing for 8 mos. What can I do? 

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I replaced the hard drive in my insiron 3537 and I am getting no boot device found message. I ran diagnosis and says everything is working. How can I download a driver?

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Il mio notebook non si accende. Esce fuori una schermata con una scritta nella quale c'è scritto: boot device not found.Ho provato a fare dei controlli e viene scritto che passan il test. Ho provato anche a reimpostare le impostazioni standard, ma purtroppo nulla non funziona. Il pc non vuole andare avanti ed avviare il sistema.

A:boot device not found

Thank you for visiting our English HP Support Forum. We are only able to reply to posts written in English. To insure a quick response it would be advisable to post your question in English. The following links are here to assist you if you prefer to post in the following Language Forum.
 

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Please be patient with me. I am absolutely ignorant when it comes to all things techie.

I have an HP Pavilion TouchSmart with windows 8. Model number 14-b109wm. Yesterday my laptop was working perfectly. This morning when I tried to turn it on I got a message saying, "Boot device not found. Please install an operating system on your hard disk." I clicked F2 for system diagnostics and ran two tests for the hard drive. The "quick test" said "passed." So I ran the "extensive" test and it said "not installed." I dont know what any of this means or how to fix it. I called HP and the lady barely spoke english. She said the hard drive needs to be re-seated. Again, dont know what that means. The F8 and F12 keys dont work either. Can someone tell me what is wrong with my laptop and how to go about fixing it. I would be happy to supply any other information you may need.
 

A:Boot Device Not Found

closing duplicate, please respond at http://forums.techguy.org/hardware/1125872-boot-device-not-found.html.

thanks,

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  I get the error boot device not found. I remove the battery for five minutes then replaced it then rebooted. I got the same results boot device not found.    How can I fix this problem? If I need to order a bootable thumb drive, I could not find it for sale on the Hewlett-Packard website.  Unfortunately, it appears that the one year warranty expired two months ago. 

A:Boot device not found

JHP3595 Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums! I read your post about no boot device found and wanted to help.These problems are generally due to one of two basic problems:1) Failed hard drive2) Corrupted/missing boot loader filesAs to the first, please follow the directions in this link for testing your hard drive: http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00439024If that confirms your drive has failed, then you need to replace it. Please report back if that is the case.As to the second, you will need access to a working PC for this step in order to create the media needed to repair your PC boot loader.Once you have that, please download and create Win10 install media from this link: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10/media-creation-tool-install?ocid=ms_wol_win10Note that when you go do download and build install media, the tool defaults to matching what is already installed on your PC (as in, Home for Home, 64-bit for 64-bit). While you CAN change these settings, do NOT. If you do, the resulting media will be different and will force you to enter a NEW product code!Boot from the media you created, and follow the directions in this link: http://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2294-advanced-startup-options-boot-windows-10-a.htmlYou will need to go to the Advanced Options screen and click on Startup Repair. You will probably have to run Startup Repair three times for it to fix all the boot loader problems.When done, your PC should boot OK. If it does not,... Read more

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Help me pliz ... After administrator password ...me blocked a Boot device not found ...Please installe an opérating System on your hard disk . Hard disk <3F0> F2 System diagnostics  whats doing now ???? 

A:Boot device not found

Helpkyky Wish I had good news for you -- but I don't. That error message indicates that your hard drive has failed, so you will need to replace it. Ordinarily, I would recommend using HP Recovery Media to restore your PC to its original condition. That would erase the entire drive, format the drive, and install the OS, the drivers, and the HP utilities.Unfortunately, there is no HP Recovery Media linked to the HP Product Page for your PC. This could be an oversight by HP, or it could also mean that HP no longer stocks the recovery media for your PC.You can try contacting HP Customer Support directly, using the links below, to see if you can order if from them:If you live in the US or Canada, contact information is on this page: http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/phone-assist.html#section1If you live elsewhere, contact information is on this page: http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/ww-contact-us.htmlNOTE: After you get through, stay on the line until you are finally able to talk to some one -- it can take a while!---------------------------------------However, HP Customer Support is generally not available on the weekends, so you might have to wait until Monday to contact them.---------------------------------------Good Luck  

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I planned to donate old laptop. I did a secure erase. Since then, I cannot get laptop to start up/boot. It just stays on black page with the no boot device install operating system on your hard disk. (3forget)I thought I saw an error that said media test failure too.There's no option to click on to preform a hardReset.I reset it all to default settings.I have ran the tests n it passed.I reseated the hard drive.There's no option to click on for system recovery.any advice?










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Hi Then it is my opinion that you have wiped the system, or at least access to the system, and probably removed all the partition data and contents thereof. So it is wiped securely, but it's usefulness to a novice is now questionable. So if you are donating to an organisation I would expect they could install a new OS etc and all will be well. If in doubt please ask.

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I was doing some work and the laptop froze and rebooted displaying the windows recovery page but it was stuck at 0% for a long time so I forced shutdown using the on/off button. When I turned it back on it displayed an error message reading "boot device not found - please install operating system on hard drive 3f0" I firstly tried reseating the hard drive, then reset settings to default in bios, and ran memory test and hard drive test. Memory test passed but the hard drive test showed "smart check: not installed & long day: not installed". Despite all the aforementioned attempts, the problem persists. Please help

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when i start my dell laptop it says :

checking media
checking media

no boot device found. Press any key to reboot the machine_
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hard disk is detected
no hardware error detected
i used live usb and can access my compled hard disk
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my dell laptop details:

dell inspiron 15R 5537
windows 8.1
uefi secure boot mode on

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My son computer haven't been turned on for a while but now that we need it to work its Error message is " Boot Device Not Found" I try several YouTube video, n nothing works...Just looking for some help...thx in advance... i brought 2 laptop HP Split x2  One yr and  some months n I sent them both back to get repaired over 6x and they still not working at 100%...smmfh thx once again for whomever can help

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Hi! I was getting the error "Boot device not found, Please install an Operating System". But when I restarted my computer, it started working fine (I went to my Windows). But I need to know what could have happened and what measures should I take now to prevent it from happening again? Also, my laptop is getting stuck for, like, milliseconds so I am scared that it might happen again. The first time it happened, my screen got stuck then I got the message that there are some errors. When it restarted, I got that black screen.Please respond soon and let me know what I should do now!

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Ok. here's how this happened. I have a friends computer that has a sata drive and wanted xp on it. Since i didn't want to spend the time finding the drivers and slipstreaming them to the disk i decided to plug in the sata drive to my computer as a slave and install the OS through my computer. When i did that i told it to let me choose the drive letter to install to. Everything installed fine. My machine went to a dual boot setup and his hard drive booted up fine. Well all the boot files are stored on my computer and when I hooked up his sata drive to his computer it doesn't find a boot device. I thought that all it would need are some boot files, so i copied boot.ini, ntldr, and ntdetect. it still has the problem. am i missing some files still to boot?

A:no boot device found

you can try FIXBOOT and FIXMBR in the recovery console.

if those don't work. start over, install on your friend's computer. that'll be faster than trying to patch together a bootable OS.

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Can anybody help please? I have been having problems with my laptop for the past few months being really slow and locking up completely. I followed the instructions to do recovery back to the start and it failed big time. It's now coming up saying Boot Device Not Found. I have followed the instructions on the support to reset hard drive. I have tried to restore BIOS Settings but it comes back up with Boot Device Not Found.  I have also tested the hard drive with the diagnostics test and it comes up Smart Check passed but short DST failed. I still have the recovery disk but not sure if this will work and how to reinstall them.  In the testing screen it comes up failure id: 9CW0R1-6GU8HU-MFPX0K-60W703.

A:Re: boot device not found

DST: Fail means the hard drive has failed and will need to be replaced. If you are still in warranty HP will send a replacement. If not a retail laptop SATA hard drive can be used. Just be sure to get one of at least equal capacity as the original in order to use Recovery Discs. It can be larger, but not smaller capacity.For instance if you have a 500GB hdd you could use a 750GB hdd but not a 320GB hdd.

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I have this error on my HP 14-ax010wm I have tried everything. What should I do?
 

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ok, so my computer has the screen that says  Boot device not Please install an operating system on your hard diskHard disk (3F0)F2 system DiagnosticsFor more information, please visit: www.HP.com\go\techcenter\startup So I did hard drive test (quick) and it said I didn't have smart check and short disk installed. Then I did the extensive test and it said I didn't have smart check and long DST installed. Please help I don't want to have to buy a new computerSpoiler (Highlight to read)   











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A:Boot device not found

Don't know -- there is not a single "standard" price. Also, if your PC can boot from USB, HP sometimes has the option to order a USB stick instead of DVDs. And, if HP no longer stocks the media, the other places might -- and they have different charges. I've heard ranges of $10 to $40.Good Luck

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Please install an operating system on your hard diskHard disk -(3F0)F2 System Diagnostics

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Nead help to start my laptop please thanks

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This is a Compac laptop running Windows Vista. I am getting random messages that a boot device can not be found. If I try restarting, I may get the message again, or, it will start normally. This does not occur on every reboot. Is seems to be random. I have run the hard drive diagnostic and it passed all the tests with no issues. Thanks for any help or suggestions.

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Hi,You might try this Use Bootrec.exe in the Windows RE to troubleshoot startup issues

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