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No bootable device, insert boot disk and press any key
Posted 31 January 2012 - 04:54 PM
I also have Acer Aspire One, thought 772, and I also have just bought it (over Christmas)
Today I got this message – "Check cable connection pxe- m0f exiting intel pxe rom no bootable device insert boot disk and press any key"
I tried to follow your instructions above but I cant even get into Bios.
Also, this is a small notebook with no CD/DVD drive, and no copy of the operating system was provided ….
Any chance to solve it without giving it back for guaranty repair? (bit painful for me, I live in different country then the country of purchase)
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Posted 31 January 2012 - 05:01 PM
F2, F8, F10 or F12 are just some of the possible keys to enter the area mentioned before.
Posted 16 April 2012 - 02:38 PM
Posted 16 April 2012 - 03:32 PM
It has to read the bios in order to see the boot device. That is when you can get into the bios to check everything.
Also you said in your first post this was a Sony Viao w- XP professional but now you say it says when i turn on my computer it gives me the acer screen
Two entirely different systems.
For Acer the following should work:
If your computer is unable to boot or you wish to restore the BIOS back to bootable settings and your computer uses an ACER BIOS, press and hold the F10 key as you turn on the computer. While continuing to hold the F10 key, you should hear two beeps indicating that the settings have been restored.
F1, F2, F8 or Ctrl + F8
Posted 16 May 2012 - 09:25 AM
It has been 30 days since your last response and I was wondering if the issue has been resolved?
If so can you explain how it was resolved so others may be able to fix it if they have the same issue.
If not please let us know and we can continue with helping you to resolve the issue.
Posted 04 June 2012 - 12:50 AM
PXE-E61 : Media Test Failure, check cable
PXE-MOF : Exiting PXE ROM
No bootable devise -- insert boot disk and press any key
Posted 04 June 2012 - 09:21 AM
- Hard drive
Make sure there is no network or PXE boot in the sequence at all.
Posted 06 June 2012 - 07:53 PM
Posted 23 July 2012 - 03:25 PM
My Name is aniket, I am from India...
I have Acer Aspire 5742 laptop.....Today i just installed a utility called Soluto to reduce the boot and start up...
but soon after that when i restarted my laptop..anging the
one msg is appearing
No Bootable devices found
I checked in BIOS as well but unfortunately even BIOS is not detecting my hard disk...i tried changing the Hardrive controller mode to IDE from AHCI..but the problem is stil there...
So guys If any one knows how to fix up thing.... I will be glad to have your Help...
Edited by rshaffer61, 23 July 2012 - 04:22 PM.
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Posted 06 August 2013 - 09:50 PM
1. USB CDROM :
2. USB HDD :
3. IDE0 : WDC WD2500BEVT-22A23T0
4. IDE2 :
5. IDE1 :
6. USB FDD :
7. Network Boot : Optiarc DVD RW AD-7580S
I dont know how to delete the network or if to delete it and i dont even know if that is in the right order and tell me what to do afterwards,
please help me moderator(s).
Posted 06 August 2013 - 10:03 PM
Intel UNDI, PXE-2.1 (build 082)
Copyright © 1997-2000 Intel Corporation
For Atheros PCIE Ethernet Controller v184.108.40.206(01/22/09)
Check cable connection..!
PXE-E63: Error while initializing the NIC
PXE-M0F: Exiting Intel PXE ROM.
No bootable device -- insert boot disk and press any key
Please help me, thanks!
Posted 07 August 2013 - 01:38 AM
Posted 08 August 2013 - 11:47 AM
But please if anyone knows the answer to my problem help.
Posted 09 August 2013 - 07:02 AM
Run hard drive diagnostics: http://www.tacktech....ay.cfm?ttid=287
Make sure, you select tool, which is appropriate for the brand of your hard drive.
Depending on the program, it'll create bootable floppy, or bootable CD.
If downloaded file is of .iso type, use ImgBurn: http://www.imgburn.com/ to burn .iso file to a CD (chose "Write image file to disc" option), and make the CD bootable.
NOTE. If your hard drive is made by Toshiba, try the Hitachi DFT CD Image version of the software
Thanks to Broni for the instructions
Posted 17 December 2013 - 06:43 PM
Previously I was able to resend to Toshiba, 1st yr. but now it's 3 yr's, no back up plan. I even attempted to put HGT??? on a cd using my OLD HP, slow but pretty reliable $80 pc I got off Ebay earlier this yr I even gave the bottom right hand side below the number pad a lil thud, as suggested on another thread here on Geeks Go.
I use the Toshiba because it's obviously faster for posting Ebay auctions, researching items I find out & about, etc... While I've been looking for an excuse to upgrade now to the pad world, to eliminate some wasteful buys, fixing the Toshiba is not my 1st.
What worries me, is if this can't be fixed, I don't have a OS to download onto a new hd.
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