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Quickgrif

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Currently I can get to bios and no further. When trying to get further it says "Reboot and select proper Boot Device or Insert Boot Media in selected Boot device and press a key."
PC has no disk drive and my flash drive is only one gig and can not hold the recovery disk. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
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I might be able to help you, but please post the model of the PC. I'm assuming it's a netbook, because it does not have a cd drive?
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Its an ASUS Eee PC 1005PEB. It is a net-book, I appreciate any help you can give.
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PC has no disk drive

What do you mean by the above statement?
What happened to the HD?
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"Reboot and select proper Boot Device or Insert Boot Media in selected Boot device and press a key."

Sounds like the hard drive has died, (as ALL hard drives WILL do), and it needs to be replaced.

Once the hard drive has been replaced, an Operating System (such as Windows) will need to be installed on the hard drive.

In order to do this, the computer will need to be setup to boot from a external device that has a bootable, Operating System installation routine on it. (For example, an external USB CD/DVD drive with a bootable Windows XP|Vista|7 CD/DVD in it).

That's it, follow the on-screen prompts to install the Operating System to the new hard drive.
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@antechmrt Its a netbook does not come with a cd/dvd drive

SpywareDr Its a pretty new cpu less than 6 months old.
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Hello Quickgrif...

What operating system is installed on the netbook?

Have you tried booting into Safe Mode from the Advanced Boot Options screen? (The Advanced Boot Options can be accessed by tapping the F8 key during boot up.)

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SpywareDr Its a pretty new cpu less than 6 months old.

If it's still under warranty, let them repair it.

If you attempt the repair, you may well void the warranty.
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Hello Quickgrif...

What operating system is installed on the netbook?

Have you tried booting into Safe Mode from the Advanced Boot Options screen? (The Advanced Boot Options can be accessed by tapping the F8 key during boot up.)

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No luck on safe mode. If I could get into that I could fix it. It has no options for Advanced Boot Options. It has windows 7 basic.
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I've seen the ASUS Boot Booster cause similar problems.

In the BIOS Setup, under the Boot section, is Boot Booster listed? Is it enabled or disabled?

Do you have important files on the machine?
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I've seen the ASUS Boot Booster cause similar problems.

In the BIOS Setup, under the Boot section, is Boot Booster listed? Is it enabled or disabled?

Do you have important files on the machine?

She has no important files on it. No boot booster listed in BIOS.
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Some ASUS netbooks have the option to run a system recovery from a recovery partition on the hard drive. To access this partition and start the recovery, press the F9 key during bootup...press it only once. If your machine has a recovery partition, you should be presented with a "Recovery System" dialog window...in this window, choose "Recovery".

If your machine has no recovery partition, your best bet would be to take the machine back to where you purchased it and have them warranty the machine as was suggested earlier.
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Some ASUS netbooks have the option to run a system recovery from a recovery partition on the hard drive. To access this partition and start the recovery, press the F9 key during bootup...press it only once. If your machine has a recovery partition, you should be presented with a "Recovery System" dialog window...in this window, choose "Recovery".

If your machine has no recovery partition, your best bet would be to take the machine back to where you purchased it and have them warranty the machine as was suggested earlier.

Thanks for all the help I will give that a try and if not will take it back
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