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Boot Test - Failed; Error Code - BIOHD3; Warning - No active partition

Product Name: Pavilion p6677c
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

My computer boots just fine - although, perhaps, twice, it had booted and the opening screens were NOT what I expected. Then, I simply re-booted. Following that, I pressed ESC during boot and selected Diagnostic and this is what was displayed: Testing CPU: CPU Test - Passed. Hard Drive Connection Test - Passed. Boot Test - Failed. Error Code - BIOHD3, Warning - No Active partitions.


Whoever undertands what the diagnostics found, please explain if there's anything I (or anyone) can do. I'm sort of on pins and needles, because, I feel there's a catastrophe waiting to happen.

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Re: Boot Test - Failed; Error Code - BIOHD3; Warning - No active partition

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@george3095, welcome back to the forum.


The error message BIOHD3 is telling you that you hard drive is failing.  Your best option is to make a backup of your personal data and replace it.  You should buy one the same size or larger than than the one being replaced to assure that the Recovery will work.


Here is a guide to help you with the replacement.


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