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#1 mtv2009

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Posted 20 February 2010 - 05:52 PM

Can you guys help? When i turn on the computer screen, it has the error message: "Reboot and Select proper Boot Device or Insert Boot Media in selected Boot device and press a key"
Also i know theres a virus involved. Can you help Please and Thank You. :thumbsup:

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Posted 20 February 2010 - 06:32 PM

well either your hard drive has stopped working or the virus has corrupted the operating system and caused the bios to not detect the operating system and thinking there is no operating system. Tell me is it a laptop or desktop and also does it make any odd or unusual sounds? also how do you know there is a virus involved.
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Posted 20 February 2010 - 06:43 PM

I know its a virus because the computer acts weird and the computer is a desktop.

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Posted 20 February 2010 - 06:48 PM

THere was a virus not to long ago that would give users a black screen of death upon boot.

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Posted 20 February 2010 - 07:05 PM

yes i remember that virus but i don't think this is a bsod he is seeing, this is what happens when the bios cannot find any media to boot from, like i said this points to a faulty hard drive or the operating system is bad or even the boot flags have been messed with.
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Posted 20 February 2010 - 07:17 PM

its not a blue screen of death. its just black and has an error message.

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Posted 20 February 2010 - 07:22 PM

yes i know its not a bsod its been a long day sorry but anyway it a bios error message so that means that it is a bad hard drive (which is why i want to know if the hard drive is making any noise if its not then we can explore more solutions). or a bad os also

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Posted 20 February 2010 - 07:49 PM

its not a blue screen of death. its just black and has an error message.



Whats the error message?

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Posted 20 February 2010 - 08:03 PM

Can you guys help? When i turn on the computer screen, it has the error message: "Reboot and Select proper Boot Device or Insert Boot Media in selected Boot device and press a key"



this is the error message

its not really an error message its just bios saying it can't find an operating system to start.

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Posted 20 February 2010 - 08:15 PM

Go into the BIOS...is your hard drive reflected on the main page?

Is it reflected as the first bootable device in the boot options?

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Posted 20 February 2010 - 08:15 PM

Can you verify that there is data on the drive?




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