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Boot Device not found. Hard Disk (3F0)

HP Pavillion 13-r010dx x2 Detachable PC
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

Laptop continues to say

Boot Device not Found

No Hard Disk 3F0 

Please install operating system on your hard disk. 

I dont have a hard disk. And now i dont have a working computer. Not looking to purchase a  new one. Just want this one to work.

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Boot Device not found. Hard Disk (3F0)

@Annoyed7 Welcome to HP Community!

 please follow the below steps to identify and resolve this concern:


Step 1: Perform a hard reset

HP Notebook PCs - Performing a Hard Reset or Forced Reset


Step 2: Restore BIOS default setting

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

Step 4: Reseat the hard drive (here's a video that shows how to re-seat the drive: Click here)

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:


Click here for instructions.


If the issue persists, it's most likely a hardware connection failure.


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