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Can't start windows

When I start my computer, it says

"Primary hard disk drive 0 not found"
"No bootable device selected"
"strike F1 to retry boot, F2 for setup utility"

It actually booted to windows before but suddenly now it doens't work

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  • fmfranchise Aug 18, 2008

    It stopped working yersterday. In the bios it says none for primary hard drive. Can this mean my hard drive crashed? What do I have to change in bios?

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    Apparently I need to replace my hard drive. How I can do it?

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The issue you are having is that your computer is not seeing the harddrive or the boot drive. This could be a simple fix from the bios by telling the computer what device it needs to boot from which in this case is your hard drive.

You say that it did work and it was working how long ago was that? It also could be more serious in which you hard drive has crashed or exceeded its MTBF (which means "mean time before failure").


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