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H-m-m-m...... #10 Hercomputers, May 1, 2010 NiftyNerd Expand Collapse New Member Likes Received: 0 Yes sir, I have identical brand new WD HD's here, 250GB Scorpio Blacks.Either one, same story.... ATA HDD0 5. Make sure in the Bios Setup Utility, under Config, Serial ATA, SATA Controller Mode Option is set to Compatibility. I would really take this problem here: http://forum.thinkpads.com/index.php I am sure someone there can help you. #9 NYJimbo, May 1, 2010 Last edited: May 1, 2010 Hercomputers Expand Collapse Member this contact form

it shows "cannot boot from any device", and the hdd contained "no valid operating system". ATA HDD1 -> Device not found.the list goes on...So I'm assuming that my DVD ROM or HD has not been detected? I change CD to first boot option and even manually select it and nothing. To quit Setup, press F3." I tried running the BIOS Setup Utility "Hard disk drive diagnostics program" and received the following: Main hard disk drive | HDD0 :HTS541060G9SA00 Status | Test https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T400-T500-and-newer-T/No-Valid-Operating-System/td-p/978947

I tried to recover the system with usblive by replacing loader, but it had no effect. Remember me Home Forums Search Members Calendar Help Bugs Facebook GitHub Google+ Linked-in Twitter Youtube PC-BSD Forums General Desktop Questions and Support PC-BSD Desktop Failure to Boot (No Valid Operating System) Network Bo Broadcom MBA6. Maybe the boot sector is corrupted in such a way that Windows cannot deal with it.Click to expand...

Back to top #4 Eyesee Eyesee Bleepin Teck Shop BC Advisor 3,454 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:In the middle of Kansas Local time:05:15 AM Posted 19 January 2011 - 03:25 PM Try a boot DVD, see if you can access anything from the disk manually. • Find Gon Member Posts: 115 Threads: 30 Thanks Received: 0 in 0 posts Thanks Given: 0 Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - list of devices in boot menu by Troym88 / May 3, 2009 12:51 PM PDT In reply to: Re: the cd/dvd drive never H-m-m-m, do you have another Windows OEM CD you can try?

IDE 2: HL-DT-ST DVDRAM by ChuckT / May 4, 2009 6:54 PM PDT In reply to: boot priority order 6. Here is what it is saying: Current boot order and device status 1: USB FDD: -> Device not found 2. If that is what you are seeing, and I'm not even sure that is what you mean, anyway, because I am somewhat confused by your use of phraseology.My guess, at this When running it discovering Freebsd Security Update available.

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS from a DVD but I'm having difficulties. IDE 2: HL-DT-ST DVDRAM well either way when i selected it, it didnt work..and why would there be two?more importantly i got the ultimate boot cd to boot from my usb I'm still thinking there has to be something in the Bios setup/configuration. Then all of a sudden, in the midst of re-installing XP Pro again (different disc) it started showing the Intel Boot Agent on startup (IT NEVER HAS BEFORE!) and won't read

Hello! Back to top Back to Internal Hardware 0 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply to quoted postsClear BleepingComputer.com → Hardware → Internal Hardware Having restored these files from usblive I was able to solve the problem. IDE 2: HL-DT-ST DVDRAM is the CD/DVD Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - the cd/dvd drive by Troym88 / May 4, 2009 7:38 PM PDT In reply to: 6.

by Kees Bakker / May 3, 2009 7:51 PM PDT In reply to: Re: Boot menu An iso is a 'image' of a Cd or DVD and should be burned as weblink Sorry, but I don't know how I would do that. When running it discovering Freebsd Security Update available. Most systems are configured such that they will attempt to boot from the network failing all other options.It sounds like the Disc(s) you have are possibly not bootable, for whatever reason.

I don't see it that way, at all. I was trying to get the serial number to match with the Windows I was installing. Don't let the truth get in the way of a good story! http://electrictricycle.net/cannot-boot/cannot-boot-from-any-device-t400.html But if the hard drive doesn't have an Operating System then it won't boot.

I know what you ought to see, and if you tell me what you do see will prove to me what you may have burned. Chose "To repair a Windows XP installation using Recovery Console, press R." Unfortunately, immediately received the following: "Setup did not find any hard disk drives installed in your computer. I'm going back to my own.

Have you tried booting the drive in another laptop (or desktop with a 40<>44 pin adapter)? (Just to the Windows loading screen / F8 to see whether the boot sector is

If it is not there, then you can't.I can't imagine any manufacturer making any computer that does not have at least two ways of booting a computer.OK, so your hard drive The time now is 11:15 AM. Welcome guest. ATAPI CD0: DVD RW...... -> No valid OS2.

I don't understand where you are seeing a second. My Blog About Emacs and (PC)BSD Promethean Machines • Find kmoore134 Administrator Posts: 2,562 Threads: 75 Thanks Received: 25 in 19 posts Thanks Given: 1 Joined: Mar 2015 Reputation: 3 #2 Look over the boot sequence, and see what options you have there. http://electrictricycle.net/cannot-boot/cannot-boot-from-any-device-lenovo.html Top Profile Reply with quote RealBlackStuff Post subject: Re: Cannot boot from any device...PostPosted: Mon Nov 09, 2009 9:04 pm Offline RBS15000 Joined: Mon Sep 18, 2006 5:17 am

The second set is just a reduced set of the first, but the selections that are there are identical. For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here EaseUS Software Data Recovery, Data Backup & Restore, Disk Management Skip to content Search Advanced search Quick links Using the site is easy and fun. After the change, I installed Windows 7 on it, and after installation of some applications, it required a restart.

Top Profile Reply with quote RealBlackStuff Post subject: Re: Cannot boot from any device...PostPosted: Fri Nov 06, 2009 4:35 pm Offline RBS15000 Joined: Mon Sep 18, 2006 5:17 am on it) and worked fine. Having an Issue With Posting ? USB KEY4.

Tried resetting BIOS to default, no go. #14 NiftyNerd, May 1, 2010 KompuKare Expand Collapse Member Likes Received: 4 Location: UK So you are sure your HDDs are in working Save and exit. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - They are not the same by ChuckT / May 5, 2009 11:13 AM PDT In reply to: this is what i mean The If your HDD has nothing of importance on it and it reads the Ubuntu (you didn't say whether it boots Ubuntu though), why not install Ubuntu first?

I could only leave my computer there for the day soin all fairness to them they had limited time to look at it...however the tech was clearlynot sure how to fix They tried to re-install windows 7 but they needed the product key. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re: booted from the usb stick by ChuckT / May 5, 2009 12:15 AM PDT In reply to: the cd/dvd drive I have It's detecting the CD Drive and HD, so it knows they exist, it just wont read off a Windows disc to allow me to install XP on the HD... [/QUOTE] So