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You’ve started your computer after a long weekend, and you see this message on the screen: “No Boot Device Available.” Which one of these would be the most likely reason for this issue?

A) The power supply is faulty

B) Your keyboard and mouse were detached by the weekend cleaning crew

C) Your memory is faulty

D) The hard drive is faulty

E) It’s Monday. Is it really important that your computer start working first thing?

The answer: D) The hard drive is faulty

If your computer can’t find a boot device, then your hard drive is probably not talking properly to your computer (especially when the computer apparently worked just fine on Friday).

Want to know more? Watch “Troubleshooting Storage Devices.”

If you’ve started your computer and found “No Boot Device Available,” then you’ll need to gather all of your troubleshooting skills. In this video, you’ll learn how to troubleshoot boot problems, run hard drive diagnostics, and troubleshoot problems with external storage devices.