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HP Pavilion 23-b237c All-in-One Desktop PC (ENERGY STAR)
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

I have an error message when I try to boot up that says

ERROR: No boot disk has been detected or the disk has failed.  
What do I do to fix this?  Computer worked fine two days ago.  

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That message is typical when the hard drive has failed.  To verify if that is the case, run the Diagnostics routine.

To run the Diagnostics routine, Start tapping the Esc key BEFORE starting the PC and then press the start button.
Keep tapping the Esc key until a popup menu shows. Then pick Diagnostics from that popup menu, F2.
Report back with the results.

If the same message appears with the F2 pick, then the hard drive needs to be replaced.  Now would be an excellent time to consider using a SATA SSD to improve performance, too.

https://www.amazon.com/sata-ssd-drives/s?k=sata+ssd+drives

SanDisk or WD have 1TB for just a small amount more than a 1TB regular drive.


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