No Boot Device Found: Get Some Easy Ways To Fix

In the last few years technology has developed in many ways. For that reason, nowadays laptops have become one of the most important things both in personal and professional life. In the market, there are many laptop manufacturing companies. Among them, Dell produces some of the most reliable and most advanced laptops. Despite being one of the most advanced laptops, it is not free from technical glitches. You may often face the no boot device found Dell problem in your system.

The booting procedure mainly depends on the external hard disk, CD/DVD, and USB flash drive. If the problem is with external hard disk or in the USB flash drive, then you may face the problem in your system. Moreover, the problem may also occur, if your system is affected by any malware and virus. This problem mainly refers to that, the affected system can’t find the access of the HDD/SDD which contains the boot information.

This booting problem generally occurs in the Windows 8 and 8.1 devices. Some of Windows 10 OS users have also complained about the same. This problem may prevent you to use your system and it is an irritating problem. So, it is most important to fix the problem right away. If you are a tech-savvy person, then you can fix the problem easily. But if you don’t know about the gadgets work, you are in the right place, this article will surely help you to get rid of the problem.

Easy Solutions For No Boot Device Found Problem

‘No boot device found’ problem is a very common issue with laptops of any brand. Many users don’t know about the fixing methods of the problem. If you want to know ‘how to fix no bootable device found’ on Dell laptop problem, here are some effective ways to fix it.

Solution 1: Using ALternate Boot Device

Before going to process, change the external device or the USB flash driver and mount the Windows Operating System into it. After doing that, insert the boot device in your affected system and restart the device.

Then as soon as the boot screen appears, press the F12 button to access BIOS settings. After the boot tab appears, click on the boot option and select the Removal Devices option. From there select the preferred boot device either an external device or any USB flash drive. Now, click on Save and exit BIOS.

Then you will see a message to “Press any Key to boot” and as soon as you press any button, a new tab will open. From there select your preferred language, time zone, and keyboard layout preferences and click on the Next to proceed.

Now, the installation window will appear, don’t click on the Install Now. In the left bottom of the screen, you can see a Repair Your system option, click on that.

It will lead you to the Start options tab and from there navigate to the Troubleshoot option and then select the Advanced Options. Now launch the Command Prompt tab and type the command mentioned below one by one.

    • diskpart
    • list disk
    • sel disk X (replace X with the number corresponding to the disk Windows is installed on)
    • list partition
    • create partition efi
    • sel partition X (replace X with the number corresponding to the largest partition on the disk)

  • shrink desired = 200 minimum = 200

  • create partition efi
  • list partition


    • sel partition X (replace X with the number corresponding to the new partition you created)

  • format fs=fat32

  • list partition


    • sel partition X (again, replace X with the number corresponding to the newly created partition)

  • assign letter = b:

  • exit
  • dir b:
  • mkdir b:\EFI\
  • mkdir b:\EFI\Microsoft
  • cd /d b:\EFI\Microsoft
  • bootrec /fixboot
  • bcdboot C:\Windows /l en-us /s b: /f ALL
  • dir
  • dir Boot
  • exit


After the process ends, restart your device and access your system without having an issue.

Solution 2: Remove Malware And Virus

Malware and viruses may be a reason for the ‘No boot device’ problem. While you connect your device with some virus affected device or at the time of surfing the internet, malware and viruses can affect your system.

To remove malware and viruses you need to install an antivirus first. Then scan the whole the system and fix the issues detected by the antivirus.

Solution 3: Hard Drive Failure

If the error message is followed by any clicking or another strange sound from the computer, there’s a big possibility that your hard drive cannot be taken after from the crash.

If you are trying and this could be a type of manufacturing cost-  turn off the computer instantly to avoid any further problems. Otherwise, you can also try another hard disk to complete the process. By this, you can surely eliminate the issue.

Winding Up

We hope that after following the methods mentioned above, you may able to remove the no boot device found problem in your system. For any further assistance, you can surely visit the website for more information and knowledge.