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Reset Computer Now says No operating system

HP Elitebook 8440p

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I  rest the  computer  and  now  it says  it  has no operating  system. I  ordered  a  smc. bin from  HP as cannot remember  Bios admin  password but  got  another  error "SMC Failure" I  am a non technical  person  and  know very  little  in  this  area  of computers can  anyone  tell  me  what  I  am  supposed to do  to correct  hat ever a  smc failure  is?

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The SMC command failure occurs when a USB device, docking station or some other peripheral doesn’t play nicely with the HP computer. To work around this, unplug everything from the HP computer and try again.
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