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1Duckster
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Boot Drive Failed H P PAVALAION space X360 m3 CONVERTABLE PC

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Ex Hey ample: Pavilion 6530
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Turn on and screen is dark , then message comes u Hey P in blue across middle of screen , The selected boot device failed . Press Enter to continue Nothing ha PPEnds , have tried esc, f2 , a number of different things , for some reason I’m having trouble using my I Pad to ty Tape This massage HEL P THANKS 

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@1Duckster 

This issue is often due to a failing drive. So, let's check that first, because if it is failing, it would need to be replaced and there is no point then in doing anything else until we confirm that.

If your PC is new enough to support UEFI, you can use these steps to test the hard drive: http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00439024

If not, to check the drive you have to follow these steps:
1) Press Esc key repeatedly, several times a second, while rebooting the laptop. Do NOT hold the key down, just press it over and over.
2) Eventually, you will see an HP Startup Menu
3) Press the Function key for testing the hard drive (usually F2) and let it run.

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