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Boot Device not found

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So I have a HP laptop, and it just randomly turned off while I was on it. It’s not turning back on, it just shows a black screen with the words

”Boot device not found”

”Please install an operating system on your hard disk”

Hard Disk (3F0)

 

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@MarkTheMan9020

 

Welcome to HP support community.

 

Step 1: Perform a hard reset

HP Notebook PCs - Performing a Hard Reset or Forced Reset

 

Step 2: Restore BIOS default settings

 

Step 3: Test the hard drive using HP PC Hardware Diagnostics UEFI (In your case, Skip to Step 4)

 

Step 4: Re-seat the hard drive (here's a generic video that shows how to re-seat the drive: Click here) > 3F0 error represent a hardware malfunction, a reseat should help, if it doesn't or you aren't comfortable, please Contact HP as the next step will not help.

 

Step 5: Perform an HP System Recovery

 

If none of the above actions resolved the error condition, back up your personal data and then perform an HP System Recovery on the notebook. See one of the following documents for instructions:

Click here for instructions.

 

FOR DETAILS & FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS, USE THIS LINK: CLICK HERE

(By the end of this article all the issues should be resolved)

 

I hope that helps.

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Cheers.

Sandytechy20
I am an HP Employee

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