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No boot device available press f1 to retry press f2 for support?

By bcolton101
Jul 21, 2010
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  1. ok... idk how this happened but one day my computer froze and i had to manually shut it down... now it is saying this message and will not start up. im sure some of you guys are familiar with this because i have read some of the posts. please help!
     
  2. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,979   +362

    It appears there is a problem with the hard drive. It's probably dead or dying. If you have data on it that you want to save, you could place it in a USB external enclosure or an inexpensive docking station (if a SATA hard drive) and try to access the files with another PC.
     
  3. bcolton101

    bcolton101 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    damn...

    this really blows then. well thank you for helping me. guess i gotta buy a new one.
     

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