This document applies to HP computers with Windows 7 or Windows 8.
Windows fails to start, and an error message appears: The boot selection failed because a required device is inaccessible.
note:BIOS configurations vary depending on the computer model. The BIOS settings are generally found in the Maintenance and Service Guide, available on the HP product page for your computer model.
note:The steps for modifying the boot order can vary depending on the computer model. Use the following steps as a guide while paying attention to the on-screen instructions. Some steps may be slightly different on your computer.