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My Dell laptop will not boot up

I have turned it on in over a year. It says no boot device avilable go to F2 for setup utility. I did that and re-set the clock & calander when I go back and hit F1 it displays no bootable devices{s} selected.

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  • ragsreddy Jan 02, 2009

    Hey even i am having the same problem...any help

  • seadragon200 Mar 18, 2009

    installed new hard drive it says no bootable device

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Make sure that there is no cd inside the cd rom or floppy in the drive (if your laptop has a floppy drive),
Then go back to bios (F2), and choose your hard drive as priority boot option 1, save and exit.

As you computer boots up press F8 to get an option screen on how you want to start windows, select Last good known configuration. Hopefully this will boot your laptop.

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