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ACER TRAVEL/MATE 4150 Turned on computer this morning and all I got was: BOOT DEVICE . FLOPPY HARDDISK CD-ROM PXE ENTER UP DOWN UP DOWN THE COMPUTER SAYS NOTHING ELSE, NO START KEY, NOTHING. I HAVE NO IDEA WHAT THAT MEANS ? I DID NOTHING DIFFERENT THIS MORNING THAN ANY OTHER MORNING ?I HAVE NO DISK IN, I NEVER USE A DISK.

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  • tuhucon Feb 28, 2009

    I have the same problem with my acer4150. When I pressed F2 to enter bios setup, I noticed that the laptop did not reconize the hdd. The laptop can't start even when I insert a bootable disc

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It sounds like the boot menu :)
try to use the arrow keys to select Hard disk and press enter
it should boot as usual.
Probably you pressed some Fn key as soon as you turned on the PC without noticing it.

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Go to setup and try F2 and see for boot device priority set hard disk on first place and others after it if it doesnt work after that ur hard disk might be giving u hard time

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1st chose harddisk and hit enter
2nd chose the boot order put the 1st device harddisk, if that will not solve your problem start the laptop in SAFE MODE and restore at a previos stage wen was working ok .
to start in SAFE MODE press F8 at the boot time.and chose SAFE MODE with windows.

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