hi ther i reccently had a problem with hp laptop so i than toke out the hard drive put it in a usb connecting case and format it and and now when i tried putting it back in the laptop nd start it up it says no bootable device, i than put it back in the usb connecting case nd tried connecting with another computer it makes connection sound but doesnt show in my computer,, PLEASE HELP ANYONE,
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First thing is that when you formatted the hard drive you effectively 'removed' everything that was on the drive. This is why you are receiving the "no bootable device" error. There is not an operating system on the drive that can bootstrap it's self.
As for why it is not …
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