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Windows 7: No bootable device

16 Mar 2015   #1

windows xp
No bootable device

while cleaning i accidentaly shut down my laptop,when i try to turn it on. The words check cable connection
no bootable device--insert boot disk and press any key pops up,i don't have any boot disk in can anyone please help me fix this?if not can i restore factory this lg xnote r570 laptop..thanks and godbless

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16 Mar 2015   #2
Microsoft MVP


Work through these steps for Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Start.

The first thing you'll want to check is what key is given on first Boot screen to enter BIOS setup, then page through the BIOS looking for evidence that your hard drive is still detected, under storage devices normally. It will often appear as a Serial Number which when googled gives you the hard drive make/model.

If it's detected then test it with the maker's HD Diagnostic extended CD scan to find out if its reparable.

If not, you can access your hard drive (normally via a port on the bottom of the correct size) to try to reseat it to get it recognized. But if that fails then you may need to replace your hard drive. This gives the opportunity to upgrade to an SSD which is the best upgrade one can get, lightning fast, faster than getting a new high-end laptop.

Read your Manual available for download on the PC model's Support Downloads webpage to find out how to reset to factory condition, if this is not posted clearly on the BIOS screen at startup.
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18 Aug 2015   #3

windows xp

Thanks sir..i tried what you said..but my internal hdd is totally wrecked so i have to change it..don't know if it's compatible for ssd
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