How to Fix Computer No Boot Device Available Error?
No boot device available Dell desktop Windows 10? If your computer pops out message ”No Boot Device is Available” error, there are some problems on your windows system, but no need to worry about that, this article will show you how to fix”no bootable device is available” error for totally free if you are seeing this no bootable device error on Dell HP ACER ASUS TOSHIBA LENOVO in Windows 10 8.1 or Windows 7 computer. Fix no bootable device available error
How to fix Computer No Boot Device Available Error Problem?
how to fix no boot device available error
1. Test or reset the boot order on your máy tính.
First, you can test or reset the boot order on your computer system, steps are as follows:
Step 1: Turn on your computer and press “F2” button to switch to BIOS mode.
Step2. Click “BIOS Setup Utility” option bar and select “Advanced BIOS Features”.
Step3. Highlight “Hard Disk Boot Priority” area simply test or reset your bootable hard disk on top of the boot device menu.
Step4. Press “Esc” to re-start your computer. Generally, your computer will operate well beyond any of your expectations. when “no boot device available”happens, it often means you set α wrong boot disk.
2.Fix no boot device available by resetting the BIOS configuration
Step1: Go to BIOS mode by pressing “F2”.
Step2: Make sure the “SATA-0”, “SATA-1”, “SATA-2” all on, if there are off, computer cannot find the boot drive.
3.Fix “no boot device” error with Troubleshoot
The second tool you can try is Troubleshoot.
Step1: Insert the Widows 10 bootable installation DVD. Click the “Repair your computer” on the left corner of computer screen.
Step2: click “Troubleshoot”, and enter “Advanced options”.
Step3: click “click Automatic Repair or Startup Repair” in the advanced options. Wait for α while, after this process, restart your computer.
4. Fix no boot device available error due to active partition error.
If there is more than 1 active partition that boots the system, then Windows does not know which one to boot. This may happen due to your using of Disk Management or other disk mange phần mềm to adjust the disk partitions before the error happens, the problem may exist on your hard disk.
How to fix active partition error?
1. You can take your disk out and insert in on another computer. (Or use Diskgenius usb bootable edition)
2, Test how many active partitions are there on the disks. If there is more than one active partition, set the rest except the ͼ drive inactive. (use DiskGenius(needs α pay) which shows as following photo and use its “set inactive”, freeware Partition Resizer miễn phí has bootable version that also provides ‘set active’ function.)
3, Keep the ͼ drive as active only, and the error can be fixed.
Why? Active partition is set as bootable partition which contains operation system. When other partition is set as active, system cannot find the boot partition so there will be α boot failure.
Set active partition with freeware Partition Resizer miễn phí.Set active/inactive partition with freeware Partition Resizer
Set active partition with cmd
Set active partition using cmd
Set active partition with Diskgenius
5. Test, Repair or Reinstall Computer Operating System.
After these steps, if your computer no boot device available error is not solved, you can test the operating system files and folders. If the problem happened because of unexpected deletion, try to recover them first with our undelete file recovery phần mềm. If they can’t be restored, try updating or reinstalling your operating system to see whether the same “no boot device available “error message pops.
6. Test or restore MBR sector from your boot hard disk.
There is another possibility that your no boot device available error is caused by bad MBR sector on your boot hard disk. MBR is master boot record, test and restore your hard disk MBR sector will help you repair it. Command line can help you solve this.
Video – How To Repair Master Boot Record In Windows 7/8/10 – Without CD
Step 1: Backup the MBR by α command:
“dd if=/dev/sda of=/path-to-save/mbr-backup bs=512 count=1” (“path-to-save/mbr-backup” is the path where you want to save mbr-backup)
Step 2: Restore the MBR by α command:
“dd if=/path-to-get/mbr-backup of=/dev/sda bs=512 count=1” (“path-to-get/mbr-backup” is the path where you have the mbr-backup stored.)
7. Run antivirus phần mềm or format your hard disk to clear the virus
And your“boot device not foundr”error may also caused by virus infectious, you can run α antivirus phần mềm or format your disk to clean the virus.
Recover the data on your computer free
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What happened when your computer says No Boot Device Available?
When your computer pops out α message says no boot device available error often means the computer operation system is not available to find the bootable hard disk, so it can not start to boot, so if you want to know how to fix it, you need to figure out why your computer system can not find the boot device.
Here are some causes, you can test if your computer is at the same situation.
Causes of Computer No Boot Device Available Error
1. The computer just has been misled to boot from an unbootable hard disk or device
If you attached an external hard drive or USB and wrongly set it as α boot device, or you used to change your máy tính boot device order, these actions may lead to no boot device available error.
In this situation, you can test your boot device order in BIOS mode.
2. The computer internal hard disk gets jammed/damaged or corrupted somehow
When your internal hard disk get jammed or damaged somehow, your computer may also reports that no boot device available error. You can test the disks status and running diagnosis.
3. The computer’s boot hard disk MBR sector has corrupted somehow
The MBR sector is α hard disk that contains operating system files and drives required to start α computer. Therefore, once this drive is damaged, such máy tính “boot device not found” issues will happen.
4. The Operating System has changed configuration settings or damaged disk
Normally “no bootable device available” issue is caused by operating system errors. For instance, your OS updated its system files or experienced file losses when it frozed? Ι wouldn’t deny that those situations may occur during daily use. Doesn’t matter what is the cause of it, test your OS files and folders might be α solution to it.
5. The computer infected with virus
Trojan is the biggest nightmare for any internal hard disk and it can damage the hard disk MBR sector, OS files and folders, as well as internal hard disk and even more somehow you will have to deal with it eventually. We truly hope it have not done any harm.
Last updated on Oct 20, 2021