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No bootable device error Toshiba Laptop HELP!!!!

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  • Windows 7
Last response: in Windows 7
October 7, 2012 2:28:00 AM

I was just on the laptop browsing the internet as normal then all of a sudden out of nowhere it shuts off. Turn it on again and I get this screen:

Then I got to the BIOS:

Then checked bootable devices:

The HDD is still connected:

So what do I do? I have valuable files and photos on this hard drive and do not wish to reformat or reinstall my OS. Help is much appreciated :) 

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a c 280 $ Windows 7
a b D Laptop
October 7, 2012 2:36:12 AM

You've just learned the hard way the value of backups. It's most likely that the hard drive has failed and requires replacement. It might be possible for a professional recovery service to retrieve your files but there are not guarantees nor is it inexpensive.