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Regular Visitor
Denise14
Posts: 3
Registered: ‎03-21-2013

no bootable device

I have been getting no bootable device when I switch on my laptop.  Only the Acer screen comes up.  I have only had the computer since Christmas.  Any body any Ideas?  thanks 

Frequent Contributor
st3ph3nnity
Posts: 228
Registered: ‎02-17-2013

Re: no bootable device

Are you getting a message come up ? ...usually means that the hard drive is faulty...but are you saying it is newish ?

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Denise14
Posts: 3
Registered: ‎03-21-2013

Re: no bootable device

Yes,  i only got the laptop last year.  will I have to get a new hard drive and are they expensive?

Frequent Contributor
st3ph3nnity
Posts: 228
Registered: ‎02-17-2013

Re: no bootable device

I got a used hard drive from eBay at,I think £25...new are about £40 + ...the used hard drive I had was fine...it`s also easy enough to put it in yourself...there are loads of videos on youtube of how to do this...just take care if you do it yourself.

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anitah1492
Posts: 7
Registered: ‎02-23-2013

Re: no bootable device

If you have only had this computer since Christmas than Acer should fix under their warranty but good luck with that. Because of their technicians I had the same problem but I had to pay someone locally to fix because I could not get the company to send me the needed address label to ship to their repair center.

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