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Jmoore8632
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My laptop has a “boot device not found (3fo) message

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HP notebook model 17-x061nr

I tried to factory reset my computer a while back I went to turn it on and now it says boot device not found 3fo message I did a hard drive check and it passed so I’m not even really sure what else to do at this point

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@Jmoore8632 

You will need to create Boot Repair Media using a working PC.

Macrium Reflect is a free tool that can be used to image and restore PCs, but it also has an option to create Rescue Media (in disk or USB form) that can then be used to boot and/or Repair your PC.

It is available from here: http://www.macrium.com/reflectfree.aspx

What I recommend is the following:
a) Download and install Macrium Reflect (MR)
b) Use the option to create a boot USB stick or CD
c) Boot your PC from the MR media -- it will take a while, so be patient!
d) If needed, select the option to repair the Windows Boot

The PC should now reboot without problems. IF it still has problems, there are other issues at play.



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