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: 7,155   +458

    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


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

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