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ACERV3-731 BIOS ERROR: NO Bootable Device, Hit any key

Got a brand new ACER V3-731

Win8 Preloaded

Formatted the HDD and want to instal Win7 Ultimate 64Bit

The following error keep coming up asa i Start The PC up:

 

NO Bootable Device, Hit any key

 

Any Suggestions?

Answers

  • freezafreeza Posts: 1,316Member

    Good day

     

    Go to the bios and change the secure mode from UEFI to legacy and then disable the secure mode.

     

    Regards,

    Freeza

  • BIGeyeGTBIGeyeGT Posts: 3Member

    Hi Thanks for the Reply


    I CANNOT access the BIOS no matter which keys or combination of keys i use

    I think i'm screwed hereRobot Sad

  • BIGeyeGTBIGeyeGT Posts: 3Member

    HA Got it!!!!!

     

    One finger on F2 key

    With ANOTHER finger press start button

    IMMEDIATELY start pressing f2 every SECOND

    You can even start pressing F2 ...BEFORE you press start/power button (it will do no harm)

    SO like this....

    PRESS F2, PRESS POWER BUTTON, WAIT 1 SECOND PRESS F2,WAIT 1 SECOND PRESS F2,WAIT 1 SECOND PRESS F2,WAIT 1 SECOND PRESS F2,

     

    Worked like a charm

     

    Windows 7 Now loading after changes to HHD Mode and BIOS changed to legacy

  • fopeteslfopetesl Posts: 2Member

     


    freeza wrote:

    Good day

     

    Go to the bios and change the secure mode from UEFI to legacy and then disable the secure mode.

     

    Regards,

    Freeza



    Doesn't work for me.  Brand new V3-731 today.

    I can turn UEFI off and onto  Legacy but the Secure Mode mode is [Disabled] and greyed out in both modes.

    I want to set up dual boot Win 7 & Win 8.

    I daren't repartition the hard drive until I can boot into Legacy Mode.

     

    Help!

  • martin1956martin1956 Posts: 1Member

    Hi,

     

    I have the same problem, but i can press F2 so many times i want, i can get in the bios.

     

    only what i get is  no bootable device error...

     

    please help.

     

     

  • NextbestNextbest Posts: 2Member

    Same problem for me also - I realize I need to change security settings in the BIOS to allow CD to boot but I cannot get into the BIOS.  Has anyone found a resolution yet?  Previous solution of holding F2 key before pwering on doesn't work for me.

     

    Thanks

  • NextbestNextbest Posts: 2Member

    Finally got the machine booting and gained access to BIOS using the info at the following link:  http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/tkb/articleprintpage/tkb-id/Beta_OS@tkb/article-id/177

     

    Good luck!

  • Alan-LondonAlan-London Posts: 793ACE Pioneer

    If secure boot is greyed out, temporarily set a supervisor password > disable secure boot > clear supervisor password.

  • fopeteslfopetesl Posts: 2Member

    Ah. Ha! Nice one Alan Smiley Happy

    A valuable tip that Smiley Wink

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