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Windows 7: Insert Proper Boot Device Error

16 Sep 2014   #1
Zanmato

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
Insert Proper Boot Device Error

Good day, when i woke up and booted up my computer, there's this error showed up saying "Insert Proper Boot Device and Press Any Key To Continue" I kepy restarting and its just saying the same error over and over. I tried inserting the Windows 7 CD but when i try to repair and all, nothing happens. After that i noticed that i only have Boot Option #1 but when it was working fine i had a #2. The Boot Option #1 is the Windows 7 CD. Could this be my HDD is failing?


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18 Sep 2014   #2
alexgrossman

Windows 7 Home X86
 
 

Hard disk is failing and needed to be replaced at the earliest to avoid losing data. Also, you can try using different cable or ensure that the cable isn't damaged. Remove hard drive safely and then plug it back to check and see if these nerdy tricks can help to get it working for some more time.

Good luck though!!
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18 Sep 2014   #3
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