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Yoga 920 Boot Fail

Hi community!


I found my Yoga 920 sometimes ( at least once in a day ) suddenly doesn't detect SSD and cannot boot. In the case it happens while using it, bluescreen appeared and try to restart but after that the BIOS message says "Default boot device missing or boot failed. Insert recovery media and hit any key. Then select 'boot manager' to choose a new boot device or to boot recovery media." I found thread of same error cause on other device and solve by selecting Legacy Boot on BIOS but this device's BIOS doesn't have that option. Any idea?

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Re: Yoga 920 Boot Fail

May be loose SSD or your SSD may be dying. Can you run some tests on Windows when you're actually able to access it
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Re: Yoga 920 Boot Fail



I have the same problem did you resolve yours? 

Does it needs to come sav?



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Re: Yoga 920 Boot Fail

Hello, I just had this same problem for the first time. I poked around in bios and enabled virtual hardware then rebooted and it seemed to boot fine after that. 

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Re: Yoga 920 Boot Fail

If you are having problems where your SSD is sometimes not being recognized at startup, the first stem is to make sure you have a current backup.


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