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If you wish to boot from a different source, yes.

Posted on Nov 21, 2013

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SOURCE: Acer Aspire One Insert boot disk

well u really cant put in a disc, you said you have the aspire one that means it doesn,t have a disc drive . Thats the way it was made

Posted on Jul 10, 2009

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SOURCE: acer aspire one

Hi,
Its possible the computer is trying to boot from another device, as the computer starts up hit the F12 key, this should bring up boot options, select HDD if it's in the list.
If not hit F2 as it starts and enter the BIOS, look for the boot option and set the HDD as the first boot device, hit F10, save the changes and exit.
The computer will restart and hopefully boot into the operating system
Please post back if you need anymore assistance.


Regards.

Posted on Aug 06, 2009

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SOURCE: Acer aspire one mini notebook. NTLDR is missing..

If you don't have documents, pictures, etc on the hard drive that you need to backup, try running system recovery by doing the following (not sure if this works on the version with a solid state drive):
1. Turn on the computer
2. Press and hold Alt + F10
3. Click on Restore System to Factory Default
4. Ensure the netbook is plugged into AC power instead of running off the battery and click OK

* This will return your netbook to the condition it was in from the manufacturer.

Posted on Oct 13, 2009

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SOURCE: NO BOOTABLE DEVICE INSERT BOOT DISK AND PRESS KEY

Do you have your windows OD running? If so, make sure that there is NO CD or DVD Disc left in your CD/DVD Combo drive while you are turning your computer ON. Now, eject the CD or DVD and try to start your computer again.

Posted on Nov 10, 2009

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SOURCE: my compaq presario c700 will

Your Compaq did not detect the hard disk, that is why it is asking for a bootable device such as a boot floppy disk.
Check the BIOS configuration to see if the hard disk is detected, if not then re-seat the hard drive and boot up the Compaq again.
If it still does not boot up, then the hard disk is probably faulty.
To get the Compaq operating again, replace the faulty, install Windows operating system on the new hard drive, plus the Compaq's device drivers and your programs.

Posted on Jan 09, 2011

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You can check if the hard disk is being detected in the BIOS. The key to enter BIOS in E-machines systems are Tab, Del or F2.

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I understand that you want to reinstall the Operating System on the computer. Select models have the ability to have the operating system reinstalled from a hidden drive built into the computer. To start the system recovery:
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In order to revert the machine back to its factory setting, you need to have the recovery disk (if you don't have it, call the warranty support line of e-machines so they can provide it to you).

To restore Windows from your recovery discs, you will need to
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