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SOLVED: No Boot Device Found Error

If your laptop displays the “No boot device found” error, follow the below-mentioned troubleshooting methods.

Solution: 1

  1. Turn off your laptop first and press the F2 key while restarting the laptop.
  2. Pressing the F2 key while starting the PC will open the PC BIOS interface.
  3. In the BIOS interface, click the BIOS Setup Utility option and select Advanced BIOS Features.
  4. Select Hard Disk Boot Priority and reset your bootable hard disk as first in the boot device list.
  5. Now, tap the Esc key to exit the window.
  6. Plug-in the USB-C cable into your capture card along with the USB-A port connected to your laptop. By doing this, your laptop will be able to supply power to your capture card and accept the video signals via the same cable.
  7. Restart your laptop and check if the error appears again.

Solution: 2

  1. Check if your hard disk drive is corrupted by running the default diagnostic tool.
  2. For example, if you are using a Dell laptop, you can access the diagnostic center by tapping the F12 key rapidly while powering on your laptop.
  3. The Diagnostic tool will scan the operating system for the issue and fix it automatically with the predefined programs.
  4. Alternatively, you can check your hard disk for corrupted files using Command Prompt. 
  5. If you are using Windows OS, press the Windows + R shortcut keys to open the Run panel.
  6. In the Run dialogue box, enter “cmd” in the text box and press the Enter key to run Command Prompt as an administrator.
  7. Type the command “chkdsk E: /f/r/x” in the Command Prompt window and press the Enter key(replace the letter E with your required driver letter).
  8. Now, the command prompt window will scan the hard disk data. 

No Boot Device Found

Solution: 3

If some files or folders related to the operating systems are lost accidentally, the error mentioned earlier will occur. Therefore, check if you have all the data associated with OS on your laptop. If you find the data missing, download and install a third-party data recovery software to recover the deleted files. Otherwise, update the existing operating system on your laptop or reinstall the current OS.

Solution: 4

The “No bootable device found” error occurs if the MBR sector of your hard disk was damaged or corrupted. To resolve the issue, open the MBR sector first to restore your hard disk MBR sector. Erase the corrupted files. You will be prompted a warning message before deleting the hard disk files. Click OK to erase your corrupted data and restore the hard disk MBR sector. If you have difficulties in restoring the MBR sector of your boot hard disk, contact our technical experts by accessing the Call button available on this site.