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Cant find boot device after adding ram


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xxthechaomanxx

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Hi, I added 512 mbs of ram today so I could run a new game. After installing the ram and booting up, My pc keeps saying "Cant not find boot device, please reboot or insert a boot cd and press any button" Or something along the lines of that. Its like it cant find my hard drive. Any help?
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TechSlave

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Unplug your hard drive, make sure the jumper is set to master if there's more than one.
If there's only one hard drive, make sure there's no jumper on it.
reconnect your hard drive and reboot.

Hopefully this helps, I had to do this a lot when mine started acting up.
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Nope, I tried that :/
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rshaffer61

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Disconnect the HD from the MOBO and reseat the connection
Do the same on the HD itself
Try again.
It sounds like a connection has come loose. If this fails then go into the BIOS and see if it can Auto Detect the HD
Make sure to Save and Exit when done

Post back with the results
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