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Old 06-22-2015, 03:49 PM   #1
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Default boot device missing


Hi all, could really do with your help on this one. So I was making the switch from windows to a Linux distribution, I was installing from a dvd and selected to reformat all partitions so the install was the only partitions. Half was through the install it appeared to have crashed so I (Now I know stupidly having found out the hard way) Reebooted and no longer have a recognised drive to boot from - I can get into the bpot manager and bios but after a quick play there can't seem to solve the problem. This is currently my only machine... Please help Thanks guys
 
Old 06-22-2015, 03:50 PM   #2
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If it helps it's a Lenovo g505 laptop

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Old 06-22-2015, 03:52 PM   #3
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Re-run the installer and let it complete the process.

Which distribution were you trying to install?
 
Old 06-22-2015, 03:58 PM   #4
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Hi it's the os is elementary but I can't re run the installer as the dvd drive is not recognised to boot from
 
Old 06-22-2015, 04:15 PM   #5
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Make sure "Secure Boot" is disabled in your firmware (BIOS) options.
 
  


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