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First thing, check to see if the is a floppy disk in the floppy drive, if so removes this disk. If there was no disk in the floppy drive then it may be a hard disk problem. Check the BIOS to see if the hard disk is detected, if not open the case and re-seat the data cable on the hard drive and also where it connects to the motherboard disk controller. If it still gives this error message and the BIOS does not detect this hard drive, then the hard drive is probably faulty.
To get the computer operating again, install a new hard drive in your computer and then install Windows on this hard drive plus the computer's device drivers and your programs.
<span>When the computer/laptop cannot see a boot file/disk on either the hard disk or floppy drive it gives an error message </span>- <span>"No bootable device. Insert boot disk and press any key"</span><span><br /><br />First thing, check to see if the is a floppy disk inthe floppy drive, if so removes this disk.</span><br /><span>If there was no disk in the floppy drive then it maybe a hard disk problem.<br />Check the BIOS to see if the hard disk is detected, if not open the case and re-seat the data cable on the hard drive and also where it connects to the motherboard disk controller.<br />If it still gives this error message and the BIOS does not detect this hard drive, then the hard drive is probably faulty.<br /><br />A further check on the hard drive, remove the hard drive and connect it to an USB hard drive adapter and connect it to a working computer's USB port, if this computer does not detect it as an external storage device then the hard drive is faulty.<br /><br />To get the computer operating again, install a new hard drive in your computer and then install Windows on this hard drive plus the computer's device drivers and your programs.</span>
It's not showing you even have a hard drive to boot to. If your sure you have a hard drive it may need to be reseated. There is either a cover underneath the laptop or a slide out tray on the side. Unscrew the cover/tray and pull out the hard drive then just put it back in and try to start it. Hope this helps. If not u probably have a dead hard drive. But the computer is still good.
I would suggest you check the BIOS if everything is detected properly. Like the hard drive and the memory. If both are working properly and being detected by BIOS properly, then you just might need to install your Windows 7 thru USB. You might need to use a different computer to convert your Win 7 OS DVD to USB installer.
1. Use a different computer w/ DVD
2. Use ISO software to convert the Win7 DVD to ISO
3. Download the converter from this link click here or directly from this link
4. Make sure you have an available USB Flash Disk that has a capacity of 4GB or higher.
5. Once you're done converting the Win7 DVD to an ISO file, use the tool above to convert the ISO file into a USB installer.
This will only work if your hard drive is properly detected. Bootmgr error means 2 things, either the hard drive is not detected or corrupted windows installation.
Hope this helps!
using the ACU (array configuration utility) create a raid 0 with this drive after the hard drive is being formatted and is configured as raid 0 (no redundant) restart the server and the hard drive should be detected as a new logical volume with a assigned letter "D" "E" ACU
Insert the new hard drive in your laptop, boot up and go into the BIOS. Check if the hard disk setting is set to Auto (detect). Check the system configuration and see if it detects the hard disk. If there is a hard disk diagnostic utility within the BIOS, run it to check the hard disk. You can also test the hard disk by booting up with a boot floppy disk, run fdisk.exe to see if can display, create a partition, and format the hard drive etc.
If not of this works then it is highly possible that you have a faulty disk controller in your laptop.