PC not recognizing boot device

By truflip
Mar 14, 2006
  1. My old PC has been giving some problems lately. Somtimes, it freezes out of nowhere and when i restart, it tells me it did not find a boot device. I go into BIOS and check if it even detects my HDDs, and it doesnt. Is this a PSU issue? cuz if it is, im gonna order one right now (FPS 400watt)

    my current PSU is some no name 250 watt that came from my old compaq

    the PC is:

    Intel P4 2.4ghz HT
    768 MB Ram
    128MB 9600Pro
    2HDD (40 and 160 giggers)
    2 120MM fans with LED lights
    250watt PSU
  2. SOcRatEs

    SOcRatEs TechSpot Paladin Posts: 966

    Yes (imo).
    Do you have another PSU in the 300w you
    can borrow somewhere to just see if it makes a diff?
  3. truflip

    truflip TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 390

    i bought a 400Watt FSP (Fortron) PSU, will try it tmrw. guy delivered it today but i wasnt home >_<
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