Question about E-Machines T5010 PC Desktop
'no bootable device - insert bootable disk and press any key'
This means the system can't read from your hard drive. This might be due to a loose data or power cable connection. You can open the computer and make sure all the connections are firmly seated. It might also be a power supply problem. The hard drive may have failed. Or the drive may been wiped clean (or at least had its boot sector destroyed) as the result of a virus. A problem on the system board might have developed. Troubleshooting would involve booting from a CD to run diagnostic software, substituting known good parts, or both.
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This error message
- "No bootable device. Insert boot disk and press any key" means -
The PC cannot see a boot file/disk on either the hard
disk or floppy drive.
Check the floppy drive and remove and floppy disk.
If there was no disk in the floppy drive then it is 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 the hard drive, then the hard drive is probably faulty.
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.
To get the computer working again, install a new hard drive in your computer and then install Windows on the new hard drive plus the computer's device drivers and your programs.
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