Boot Device Not Found in Samsung Notebook N105SP – Solved

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Right in front of me this morning, I have a Samsung Notebook N105SP laptop with an issue of no “boot device found”. By this, I mean even in the BIOS setup, there is no option for choosing boot order. The client who brought it in said it was working perfectly before it suddenly couldn’t boot up to desktop (on Windows 7 operating system).

The first thing you should do in cases like this is to reset, not formatting: Take of the charger from the system or switch it off from power outlet, remove the battery, and hold the power button for not less than thirty seconds. Put the battery back and power on. That should fix normal malfunctioning of most systems.

If after that your bootable devices are not listed. Move to your system BIOS setup and do the following:

  • Go to ADVANCED tab
  • disable fast boot
  • Switch to BOOT tab and enable UEFI Boot.
  • Save and reboot the system.
Perhaps, all effort might still seems abortive like it was to me too. In that case the problem is within the hardware configuration of your hard drive and main board.

 Here is how I fix mine:
  • First of all you need to go back to your BIOS setup and put back the settings there to default before you proceed.
  • Turn off power and take off the battery.
  • Unscrew the nuts at the back case and gently remove the “RAM” first.
  • Gently remove the keyboard.
Note: the keyboard board won’t go off if you did not unscrew it the back of the system.

  • Gently remove the back cover.
  • Now, remove and put back the connector of your hard drive to the board.
  • Put everything back in place and screw tight to powering on.
  • That’s all

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