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The operating system is looking for a correct boot device (hard drive)
Make sure there are no disks in the drives usb cd floppy if applicable.
Make sure bios is set to boot from the hard drive.
Restart your computer during the boot process you will see on the screen to press a certain key to enter setup usually the delete or f2 key this will vary depending on your operating system and computer
Press and hold that key during the boot up process to enter BIOS the scroll down to advanced bios features press enter
Change the first boot device to your hard drive

The BIOS is AMI. Under ADVANCED SETUP:
The options listed for 1st,2nd ,3rd Boot device include:

IDE-0 means Pri master ?
IDE-1 means Pri slave ?

IDE-2 means Sec master ?
IDE-3 means Sec slave ?
or using the arrow keys you can load failsafe or optimized defaults this will set the boot order.
also
WARNING: Before you start troubleshooting remember that you are dealing with electricity that can KILL.
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Only work inside the computer case when the power has been switched off and disconnected. Never open the power source.
Some of the below steps recommend removing physical parts within the computer. While in the computer it is highly recommend that you be aware of ESD and its potential hazards
Remove the memory modules from their slots.
Take the opportunity to clean the slots on the motherboards and the memory module connectors.
Use compressed air to blow dust away and clean contacts with a soft cloth.
Do not use a metallic vacuum cleaner if it touches any component it may create a short and cause damage to the motherboard or other components.


Do not use solvent that may attract dust and never poke things like cotton buds in to slots.
lightly rub an alcohol on a cloth not to hard let the alcohol do the work on the copper gold or silver tabs and r
Allow the pins to dry.
They will air dry in a matter of minutes.
If reseating the memory did not resolve the issue try swapping the location of the memory.
If you have only one stick of memory in the computer try moving it to another slot and then boot the computer.
Check the memory module and memory slot contacts.
They are either copper tin or gold.
The colour will tell you which they are.
Mixing tin and gold can result in corrosion that prevents proper contact.
Look for any sign of physical damage to the memory module, memory slots or the motherboard.
Reseat the memory modules.
You should hear an audible click when they are in place.
Do not use too much force to reseat the memory module in to the slot this can cause damage to the module, slot or motherboard.
The hardware that you are trying to access is damaged or failing.

The device drivers for the hardware are faulty or incompatible.

Could be a problem with the Hard Drive or the Hard drives PCB
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There is a connection problem such as a bad cable
for internal hard drives
Test all power and data leads that attach to your hard drive IDE,SATA

the leads from your MOTHERBOARD TO THE HARD DRIVE make sure they have a
secure dust free connections and are not faulty or just replace them they could be faulty if its a flat 40pin ide this will be the first to fail
Make sure all leads that are attached to your drives dvd\cd and floppy (If Applicable) have secure connections and are not faulty.
or just replace them they could be faulty a computer needs power and data to travel through every working device and continue its cycle and have an end so any faulty leads will end up with a computer error
DEll opliplex pc to factory settings
The System Restore tool built into Microsoft Windows allows you to dial the operating system back to an earlier time without deleting any of your files.
The Dell OptiPlex 755 has a few features that can affect a restoration to your system and get you running again if your system is not behaving as it should.
Use the Dell PC Restore tool is a last resort option, as the operation wipes all the data on your computer and returns it to its original condition.

Click "Start," "All Programs," "Accessories," "System Tools" and "System Restore."
Choose "Restore my computer to an earlier time," then click the most recent date on the calendar in bold print. Select a restore point from the list, then click "Next."
Accept the warning and click "Next."
The restore process restarts your computer; check to see that the problem is solved after the computer restarts.
If not, you can restore back further.
Follow the steps again, going to the next most recent restore date, until the problem is resolved.
PC Restore
Power off the computer. Turn on the computer, and while it's booting, hold down "Ctrl" and press "F11" in Windows XP or "F8" in Windows Vista or later.
Click "Restore" then "Confirm" in Windows XP.
In Windows Vista and later, click "Repair your Computer," then "Next." Log in with a username and password.
Click "Dell Factory Image Restore," then "Next."
Confirm that you want to reformat the hard drive, then click "Next."
Click "Finish" when the button appears.
Your computer reboots, with the operating system nowrestored to the same state it was in when the computer was new.

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How do you hard boot into recovery mode,volume down and power then release both and press again on lg screan dont do it both ways only factory reset


Do not forget to backup your phone’s data before doing a factory data reset. Here’s our guide.

Performing a Factory data reset restores your device to the original factory settings as it comes out of the box. It also deletes the data like installed apps, contacts, messages, images, etc. present on the internal storage. It does not, however, affect any data stored on the external SD card. Now here is how you can hard reset your LG G2/G3 from device Settings:

Tap the Menu key from Homescreen.
Select System settings> General.
Now scroll to PERSONAL.
Select Backup & reset option.
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Select Erase everything.
When the warning window prompts, tap OK.
Hard Reset LG G2 with Hardware Keys
If you unable to perform a factory data reset on your LG G2/G3 using the device settings for some reasons, you can try the hardware key method. Just follow the steps given below:

Turn off your LG G2/G3.
Now press and hold the Power + Volume down buttons simultaneously for about 8 seconds.
When the LG Logo appears, release and then immediately re-hold the Power button.
Release the Power key as soon as you see the ‘FACTORY HARD RESET’ screen.
Press the Power key to reset your device.
Press the Power key again to confirm factory data reset.
Wait till reset is done.
Boot LG G3 /G2 into Safe Mode
To fix an issue caused by a 3rd-party app, you can boot your LG G3/G2 into Safe mode and delete the suspect app. You can turn on Safe mode by following these steps:



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May I assume you have already tried a "hard reset"? (There are several easy-to-follow instructions posted on YouTube - just search for "Galaxy Y hard reset"). If so, see below. If not, know that the key part is to remove the battery before proceeding. If you're really lucky, the phone will boot up normally and everuthing will be fine; if not, the hard reset procedire, if it works, will boot up a factory reset device, which will PERMANENTLY wipe all apps and data from your phone. But at least the phone may work. If, however, the phone won't even begin to boot after removing and replacing the battery, your phone is - sadly - most likely "bricked." It may be revivable using professional tools, or at least the data may be recoverable, but it is probably not worth the considerable expense! Instead, it would surely be time to move on to a more modern device, such as the S4 or S5. Hopefully, your data is properly backed up, so it can all be loaded onto your new device. If not, you may be SOL...

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If you recently had a modification on your ROM, you may be experiencing a BOOT LOOP which is common to Android Tablets. A factory reset would be the best solution to that. Here's how to do it;

Turn-off your Tablet by long-pressing your power button. To be sure it's totally shutdown, wait for at least 30 seconds before proceeding to factory reset. If your tablet's battery can be removed, it would help if you detach the battery and put it back again before proceeding.

Resetting your Tablet to factory setting erases all the data in your tablet's memory, so you have to be ready to encode all contacts again and stuff like that.

Factory Reset Proper;

1. Press VOLUME UP and POWER button at the same time without releasing until the device boots to "Recovery Mode".

2. In Recovery Mode, scroll down by pressing VOLUME DOWN until you reach the option "Swipe Data/Factory Reset" or any equivalent to Factory Reset therein.

3. Follow through the succeeding menus until the device initiates the reset.

Note: If your Device has a HOME button (usually located at the Center-bottom of the LCD), the buttons to be pressed to enter into Recovery Mode are HOME and POWER at the same time. Release only after the device shows it boots in Recovery Mode.

I hope this helps you.

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Safe mode can help you troubleshoot your Android, but sometimes you'll need to wipe everything and restore your device to its factory state. You can even perform a factory reset when your Android phone or tablet won't boot normally.
Ensure you have any important data backed up before doing a reset. This includes your Google Authenticator credentials, which will be lost during the reset. Disable two-factor authentication on your accounts first or you'll experience some trouble afterwards.

If You Can't Boot

If safe mode doesn't help fix your device, you can perform a hard reset by booting into a special recovery mode. First, ensure your device is fully shut down.
Press and hold the correct keys to boot the device into recovery mode. This will vary from device to device. Here are some examples:
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  • Motorola Droid X: Home + Power
  • Devices With Camera Buttons: Volume Up + Camera
Similar devices will likely use similar key combinations. For example, the Nexus 4 also uses Volume Up + Volume Down + Power.
If your device isn't on this list and none of the above methods work, do a Google search for the name of your device and "recovery mode" - or look in the device's manual or support pages.
Release the buttons when the device powered on. You'll see an image of an Android lying on its back with its chest open and its internals revealed.
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Press the Volume Up and Volume Down keys to scroll through the options until you seeRecovery mode on the screen.
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Press the Power button to restart into recovery mode. You'll soon see an Android with a red triangle.
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Hold down the Power button and tap Volume Up. You'll see the Android system recovery menu appear at the top of your screen.
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Select wipe data / factory reset with the volume keys and tap the Power button to activate it.
Select Yes - erase all user data with the volume buttons and tap Power. Your device will be reset to its factory state and all your data will be erased.
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If your device freezes at any point, hold down the Power button until it restarts.

If You Can Boot

You can reset your Android phone or tablet normally from its Settings screen. Tap the Backup & reset option on the latest versions of Android or tap Privacy if you're using Android 2.3.
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Tap the Factory data reset option and to through the reset of the steps to confirm the factory reset.
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If the factory reset process doesn't fix your problems - or doesn't work at all - it's likely that there's a problem with your device's hardware. If it's still under warranty, you should have it fixed or replaced.
(There's one exception to this: If you've been flashing custom ROMs and messing with your device's low-level software, it's possible that you could have overwritten the stock recovery software. In this case, it's possible that you have a software problem and not a hardware problem.)


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