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Reboot and Select Proper Boot Device Error

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    Reboot and Select Proper Boot Device Error


    Hi, my computer was working fine yesterday but after cleaning some dust inside my pc today I had this error popping up on the screen when I started my computer. I was using a fabric cloth to clean the dust. Also when I press F12 to get into BIOS I couldn't locate the hard drive. Any help is appreciated!
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    BSOD Kernel Dump Analyst
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    Make sure your hard drive is connected properly, because it sounds like your hard drive isn't connected properly.
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    It turns out that one of the black connectors wasn't plugged into the hard drive. Thanks for the help!
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    BSOD Kernel Dump Analyst
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    You're welcome
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