Windows 10 forum

Question

No bootable device--Insert boot disk and lress any key

So I have a lenovo ideapad 300. Ons time it lagged and i restarted it. When i opened it it said"noo bootable device or--insert boot disk or try again. How do i fix this?

Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: No bootable device--Insert boot disk and lress any key
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: No bootable device--Insert boot disk and lress any key
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.

All Answers

Collapse -
Answer
Re: no bootable device

In reply to: No bootable device--Insert boot disk and lress any key

I'd start with booting from a Linux disc or stick (free to make, if you don't have one) and then looking at and testing the hard disk.
That might show if it suffices to replace the hard disk and restore your latest image backup, or that you need to replace the motherboard.

Collapse -
Answer
No bootable device means the

In reply to: No bootable device--Insert boot disk and lress any key

drive or partition the OS is on can't be read.

Popular Forums

icon
Computer Newbies 10,686 discussions
icon
Computer Help 54,365 discussions
icon
Laptops 21,181 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 16,313 discussions
icon
Phones 17,137 discussions
icon
Security 31,287 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 22,101 discussions
icon
Windows 7 8,164 discussions
icon
Windows 10 2,657 discussions

GRAMMYS 2019

Here's Everything to Know About the 2019 Grammys

Find out how to watch the Grammy Awards if you don't have cable and more.