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Dell c640 laptop

What do i do to fix? when i turn on laptop all i get is no bootable devices. yes i'm new to all this so be nice.

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Hi Vicious V,

Your laptop is telling you that it does not detect a device that it can use to boot the necessary Operating System such as Windows. Simply stated, this would mean that your hard drive is defective and can no longer be sensed by the laptop. The Operating System is contained inside the laptop. The solution would be to replace the defective hard drive and/or re-install Windows and everything else.

Most laptops originally came with recovery CDs. Pls try using them and verify if you only need to re-install the OS or if indeed a new hard drive is required.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. May I look forward to your post back how things turned up? Or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

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Posted on Apr 16, 2008

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Hrmm be nice huh, lets see, First you have to rip it all apart, kidding =)
I will assume you have been using this laptop prior to this happening.

Your computer is telling you it cannot find anything to start loading Windows etc
This is normally on your hard drive. If your hard drive fails or the system cannot find it, then it will give this message.
You can also use the CDrom to boot, but this is what you would use if there was a new hard drive without Windows installed.

This page will show you and give you full instructions on how to remove the hard drive. After you find it, do not remove it all the way, just slide it out an inch or so and then just slide it back in and put the screw back in.

Turn the laptop back on and see if that fixes the problem, sometimes they just need to be reseated.

Post bak your results and if it is still doing nothing we can try more things.

Posted on Apr 16, 2008

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