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My computer gets the Acer screen then says Default Boot

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My computer gets the Acer screen then says Default Boot Device missing how can I fix it
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Software
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Quiksilver07070 replied 1 year ago.

Hello and THANK you for choosing

If your default Boot Device is missing, it can mean that your hard drive is failing.

However, it can also mean a lot of other things.

How many hard drives do you have in this computer?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Quiksilver07070 replied 1 year ago.

okay, that narrows it down considerably, and eliminates a DUAL boot scenario (most likely).

Do you know if you have any PARTITIONS on the hard drive?

How OLD is this computer?

When did this issue first happen? And did you make any changes to the computer prio to this problem? Like adding any a PCI card....or RAM.....or anything like that?

Did you INSTALL any SOFTWARE prior to this issue?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Bought in April updated to Windows 10 then that's when it happen upon trying to restart there's only the one hard drive