Booting up Asus

I bought this: this has all of the specs of every piece.
I put it all together and read all of the manuals thoroughly and it turns on and I can get into the BIOS but I can't boot up the computer. Every time I try I get an Error message saying:

Reboot and Select proper Boot device
or Insert Boot Media in selected Boot device and press a key.

I have read quite a lot of forums on here and on other sights and I've seen other people with this error message but I have not seen as many solutions and none have helped me.
The only chord that isn't plugged into anything is the 6+2Pin power supply chord. Doesn't look like there is a place for it though. Also there is a 2 by 4 of pins on the HDD that doesnt belong to any chords. both L shaped plugs on the HDD or connected. should only one of them be?
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  1. Did you choose the proper boot device from the BIOS?
  2. There were only 2 options:
    P2: WDC WD10EZEX-08M2NAO (953869MB)

    I tried both of them.
  3. I know this is an extremely stupid question and sorry if I sound like I think you know nothing but do you have Windows installed already? You have to install Windows first in order boot.
  4. Valid question. I was actually wondering the same thing. I do know that you need to have an OS in order to boot, but I do not know if it is already there. Newegg and This CD have said it comes "Windows 8.1 Ready," I tried booting from the CD. It didn't work obviously. Is there something else I need to do with the disk?
    The disks main title is "A55BM Series: AMD A55 Chipset Support DVD Rev.1127.07
  5. Best answer
    By Windows 8.1 ready they probably mean the motherboard itself is ready for Windows 8.1 and it's features. You need to buy a copy of Windows for the PC to work. A disk copy with a product key usually costs around $100. Motherboard CDs do not come equipped with Windows.
  6. damn. That sucks. Well if you're right at least I built the thing correctly. I'll try that, thank you for your help.
  7. You're welcome.
  8. It worked. Awesome! ^_^
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