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Booting up dell inspiron

Good morning,

I am having problems turning on my laptop. It states, "No bootable devices. Strike F1 to retry boot; F2 for setup utility.

Please advice on what can be done to do a quick fix.

Many thanks,

Diane Vargas
512-775-9926
fsnbiz@yahoo.com

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Why are we still seeing problems from 5 years ago? And why are people commenting on them when the person with the problem has probably been through 3 laptops since then?

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Hi diane
this happened to me i had to replace the hard drive .now i am struggling with reloading operating system

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Maybe download linux ubuntu and run os from the cd and see if it works if it does then you need to buy a new hard drive

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With no bootable devices, there is no quick fix. It sounds like your hard drive has died on you. Best to buy a new hard drive and re-load.

Posted on Jul 17, 2008

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