After using this solution twice on this laptop, I can see I will have the same problem in the future. Posted on Dec 07, Also check the boot order there. You can’t post answers that contain an email address. Blog spam, link spam, referral spam, joke posts and responses, memes, novelty accounts, trolling, unethical behavior, and personal insults will not be tolerated. Do everything you can to reduce the effort of the wonderful folks offering to help you.

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On start-up, computer tells me no bootable device – insert boot disk

Once you pull the data off, attach it back to the computer it was in. Modifications of the settings are at your own risk. Your computer is trying to boot up the operating system from the hard drive, but when it fails to access the hard drive, it tries to boot up from other devices configured on the BIOS. If no remove HDD from laptop then put it back, restart then go bios setup again and see if it is installed.


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Make sure you save your choices on exiting and restart your PC. I like to think I’m a little knowledgeable with computers, I’ve been tinkering since the age of Start your computer up and as soon as the boot screen appears – that’s the very first image you see, probably with Toshiba on it – press the ‘F8’ key a couple ppcie times.

Apparently, your next controloer for booting the operating system is set to the LAN card. You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy.

But I expect you’ll be replacing the drive. I don’t even get the boot screen anymore. Consider donating to the Electronic Frontier Foundation!

If not, I would have to take one of his regular machines and destroy it for a few hours. Ppcie get the follwoing. After solving your problem, please mark it as solved by clicking ‘flair’ and confirming the ‘solved’ tag. I have the same question Sorry this didn’t help.


My recommendation is for you to access and reset the BIOS settings on your computer.


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Posted 29 October – The information on Computing. Community Forum Software by IP. Similar Threads – atheros pcie ethernet. I am at a total loss on what to do at this point. It’s possible that just the boot sector of the HDD is damaged. Your name or email address: From there, you should encounter a series of menus that you can navigate only with the keyboard Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.

Try these solutions and if they don’t work, post back.