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Microsoft Windows 10 (32-bit)

I am having trouble with my Pavilion HP, it says in a Blue box, with a black background. 

“Boot Device Not Found 

Please install and operating system on your hard disk

Hard disk-(3FO)

F2- System Diagnostics 

For more information, please visit: http://www.hp.com/go/techcenter/startup”

 

 

i was wondering if anybody could help me or tell me what i can do.

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@Christian32 

If you have not done so already, you can follow the instructions on the screen and press F2 to run the diagnostics.

 

If you have already done that, you need to tell us what those reported.



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Hard Drive Check

Smart check:Passed 

Short DST:Passed

 

Memory quick check:Passed

Current version: 1.24.0.0-BIOS

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@Christian32 

OK, then all I can suggest is the following ...

 

ou will need to create Boot Media using a working PC.

Macrium Reflect is a free tool that can be used to image and restore PCs, but it also has an option to create Rescue Media (in disk or USB form) that can then be used to bot and/or Repair your PC.

It is available from here: http://www.macrium.com/reflectfree.aspx

What I recommend is the following:
a) Download and install Macrium Reflect (MR)
b) Use the option to create a boot USB stick or CD
c) Boot your PC from the MR media -- it will take a while, so be patient!
d) If needed, select the option to repair the Windows Boot

The PC should now reboot without problems. IF it still has problems, there are other issues at play.



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Can i use a chrome book? and is there anything else i would need such as, a usb stick or anything?

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