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HP Mini won't boot up.

HP Mini will not boot up.


Message is:


Boot device Not Found. Please install an operating system on your hard disk. Hard disk <3FO>

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Re: HP Mini won't boot up.

Hi PPBlake,


Took a look around to see if there was any information on that error, and found a few things for you. Most of the steps are for Vista and Windows 7 - if you have a different OS loaded on that Mini, please post back anytime to let me know.


Quote from "Testing for Hardware Failures":  3F0: This indicates a potential problem with the hard drive. Please run the hard drive test.  See Testing a Hard Disk from the BIOS for more information.


I also found this link, it might help as well: Resolve Boot Device not Found Error Message


Good luck, and let me know how it goes Smiley Happy

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