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3FO code

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HP Notebook - 14-bp060sa
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

machine not used for a while, about 5 weeks. now i recieve a 3FO code, please install operating system. went through steps on HP cust support, disk checks all pass, but do not have the UEFI management tab in the bios/system manager tab, have tried set default settings in bios and a hard boot, still the same boot error???. any suggestions what i could do now. thanks.

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@paulsafc 

There  is a possibility that this is ONLY the lack of boot files and your drive is OK.

 

If your PC can not boot into Windows, a way around that is to follow the instructions below to create boot media from Macrium Reflect (MR) that can be used to rewrite/repair the boot media on your PC:
1) Download and install Macrium Reflect (MR) from this link on a working PC: http://www.macrium.com/reflectfree.aspx
2) Use the option to create a boot USB stick or CD

That will create MR bootable media. Then, you can boot your PC into WinPE using that media.

Have patience, as that can take a while to start and bring up the screen.

Once the screen is there, select the option to Fix Windows boot problems. It will then search for the OSs installed and list them, Select the one you want to repair and click Next.

It will now do the repairs, listing the things it has done.

When finished, select the option to Restart the PC.

If this worked, the boot repair succeeded and you will have your PC back.

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***Please mark Accept As Solution if my post solved your problem***

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