Updated: March 17, 2023
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by Viktoriia Yushkevych
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My screen went black and now I am getting no bootable device message

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Nice to meet you, *****!
Please tell me, what device are you referring to?

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Acer aspire 3


Thank you
Please specify, do you see the "No Bootable Device" error message?

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I had several windows open and my screen froze. I pressed control alt delete. Everything went black and now I am getting the no bootable device message

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What troubleshooting have you done so far?

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I have done no troubleshooting so far

Thank you
Please follow these instructions

  1. Hold the power button for 5 seconds to power off the device.
  2. Power on the system. As soon as the first logo screen appears, immediately press the F2 key
  3. Press F9 and then ENTER to load the default configuration. Press F10 to save your changes, and restart the system. Select Yes and press ENTER to confirm.
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That worked it's back on thank you so much

Very glad I could help!

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