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Have not used my PC in years. I am receiving an error message “Boot device not found”

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I have not used my PC in years. I just turned in on and it worked for one day then the next day I get an error message- Hard Disk (3FO).....boot device not found. I completed the hardware diagnostics UEFI test and it stated smart check and short DST not installed. I have an HP18 all in one PC.....thanks for any help

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Have not used my PC in years. I am receiving an error message “Boot device not found”

@Deeda1

Thank you for posting on HP Support Community.

 

Don't worry as I'll be glad to help, I have a few troubleshooting steps we could try to fix the issue:  

  • Step 1: Perform a hard reset
  • Step 2: Restore BIOS default settings
  • Step 3: Test the hard drive using HP PC Hardware Diagnostics
  • Step 4: Reseat the hard drive
  • Step 5: Perform an HP System Recovery
  • Click here: https://support.hp.com/in-en/document/c01443463 to complete the troubleshooting steps.

Hope this helps! Keep me posted for further assistance.
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