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Computer won't boot up

I have a Dell Inspirion 531s. When I turned on the computer I received the following message.No boot device availableSATA 0:InstalledSATA 1:InstalledSATA 2:noneSATA 3:noneDo you have any idea what my problem might be?

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Need new hard drive. I just had the same thing happen with 2 XP units. One worked fine a few months back Iput it aside because got a new laptop. The went to play some older games on the Xpand nothing No Boot Device detected. Ok Re install windows right? that worked fine as long as the disk was in but once I tried without the disk same issue. Somehow the Harddrive became corrupted. For me no big deal Was a secondhand unit (XP) and I had a newer win 8 laptop to use but still.Found another harddrive popped it in just recently and works like a charm without any issues so far (knock on wood).

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I tell you m idea....first, maybe there is no operating system like windows or etc...second maybe your hard disk is not detecting or its damage,third, check the bios setup for the drives..it can help to solve the problem

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Will not start up


hi , Reuben

I would suggest you try safe mode.
Safe mode is a troubleshooting option for Windows that starts your computer in a limited state. Only the basic files and drivers necessary to run Windows are started. The words "Safe Mode" appear in the corners of the display to identify which Windows mode you are using. If an existing problem does not reappear when you start in safe mode, you can eliminate the default settings and basic device drivers as possible causes.
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