1.    26 Aug 2015 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 5
    Win 10

    Inaccessible Boot Device, cant get to BIOS or boot from media

    Soo... things have gone from bad to worse.

    My problem started after windows 10 updated when I shut down my laptop for a quick restart. Windows explorer would crash every second, reopen, then crash again without stopping. I tried a system restore to a restore point about a week ago, no dice. I decided to try resetting the computer using Windows built in tools. Everything was going well until it tried to boot after, and now i'm stuck with a BSOD that reads "inaccessible boot device". On top of that, trying to boot into BIOS or to a DVD or to USB are ALL failing. Attempting to access the BIOS (holding F1 as system boots) results in the "Lenovo" logo just hanging until I let go of the button, at which point it tries to boot into windows and fails. USB stick with Windows 10 installer on it isn't working, and the DVD drive boots up and whirrs for a second when the laptop turns on, buit then stops and the computer goes back to trying to boot from windows. (No "Press any key prompt, etc. The little Windows spinning circle of balls comes back on and tries to boot to windows)

    Pressing F12 gets me the boot menu, but I have only 3 options :
    "Windows Boot Manager", which goes into loading windows and BSOD.
    EFI Network 0 for IPv4 (says no media)
    EFI Network 0 for IPv6 (again, says no media)

    There is a disc in the drive, a USB drive in the port. What in the world is going on?

    Edit: Finally got into the BIOS. Boot options there still don't list the DVD Drive as a viable boot option. USB boot is enabled, but it's still not working. Halp.
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  2.    26 Aug 2015 #2
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 5
    Win 10

    After getting int othe BIOS and tampering with everything I could, the computer seems to have finally recognized its own drives again. It still wont boot from USB (although now it at least acknowledges a USB drive is there) I got it to boot from the recorvery CD created by windows media creator. However, the software is unable to restore the PC, reset the PC, or fix the boot issues. It says a partition is missing. Has my hard drive completely failed? At this point, that's the only problem I can think of.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


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