Toshiba Reboot and select proper Boot device. No dvd

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jinksie54 Posts 1 Registration date Monday March 30, 2015 Status Member Last seen March 30, 2015 - Mar 30, 2015 at 07:47 PM
R2D2_WD Posts 3606 Registration date Monday September 1, 2014 Status Member Last seen February 20, 2017   - Mar 31, 2015 at 04:14 AM
Hi

I am at my wits end!!! Turn laptop on and get message "Reboot and select proper Boot device". I have followed the advice on this forum. If I press f2 nothing happens except I get the same message. Same happens if I repeatedly hit f8. F12 takes me to the Boot Menu. No matter which key I then select I then receive the Reboot message. I am now getting angry with myself because I can't fix the problem and could really do with some help guys. I am a Solicitor so I am not stupid but when it comes to technical stuff I have the ability and IQ of a 4 year old. Help please.
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Computertech Posts 3569 Registration date Friday February 6, 2015 Status Moderator Last seen July 18, 2016 892
Mar 31, 2015 at 03:37 AM
This message indicates that the hard drives are disconnected. I suggest you check the connections.
Did you see you hard disk in your boot menu by pressing F12
R2D2_WD Posts 3606 Registration date Monday September 1, 2014 Status Member Last seen February 20, 2017   155
Mar 31, 2015 at 04:14 AM
Hi Jinksie,

It seems that your PC can not locate your OS. If you haven't done any hardware changes, you may be getting this error because of a connectivity issue or a hard drive problem. I strongly recommend you to check if your hard drive is correctly displayed in BIOS. If it is not, sadly it may have failed. If you have the option, try to connect it to a desktop PC as a secondary drive. If the drive is visible in BIOS, use a Windows installation CD/DVD and try to do a clean installation.

Hope this helps


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