'No Bootable device-insert boot disk and press any key'

Ajay123Ajay123 Member Posts: 3

I have an Acer ASPIRE One laptop.Off late I have I have been getting the error 'No bootable device-insert boot disk and press any key' on starting my laptop.Can you please suggest what could be the issue and how to resolve it ?

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  • IronFlyIronFly ACE Posts: 18,415 Trailblazer

    please enter BIOS at boot pressing F2 at check if HDD is listed under SATA devices.

    I'm not an Acer employee.
  • Ajay123Ajay123 Member Posts: 3

    I did check in BIOS . The Hard Disk details are visible in BIOS .I even tried and changed the Boot priority but that didn't help either .

    The exact message displayed is

    Check Cable connection

    Exiting PXE-ROM

    No Bootable device-insert boot disk and press any key

    I removed and reinserted the Hard Disk cable to the mother board but that didn't work either .Not sure where the connection problem is .

     

  • IronFlyIronFly ACE Posts: 18,415 Trailblazer

    yes, that message appear when a bootable device is missing and it's trying to boot from the ethernet adapter.

     

    have you tried to press Alt+F10 at boot to enter Acer erecovery?

     

    which windows version is installed?

    I'm not an Acer employee.
  • Ajay123Ajay123 Member Posts: 3

    What would Alt+F10 do ? and how would it fix the issue ?

  • IronFlyIronFly ACE Posts: 18,415 Trailblazer
    Alt+f10, if the HDD works, will start Acer recovery.
    This is needed to check if HDD is still in good shape.
    I'm not an Acer employee.
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