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I can't get my Lenova T60 to boot up. When I start my Computer I get the following screen: Cannot Boot from any device Current boot order and device status 1: USB FDD: - Device not found 2: AtAPI CD0: - No valid operating system 3: USB CD: - Device not found 4: ATA HDD0: - Device not found 5: PCI LAN: - No valid operating system 6: USB HDD: - Device not found 7: ATA HDD1: - Device not found Excluded from boot order: ATA HDD2: ATAPI CD1: (To modify boot order) Press F1 ay Power-on. Select Startup.

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  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2009

    I have the same problem, the only difference is I'm trying to image it with WDS and it's a Lenovo T500. I imaged one about 3 weeks ago and it worked fine.

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Do you do any major changes do you have wincd or recovery
have you tried f1 then startup

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