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ClamTK (open source antivirus/antimalware app for ubuntu) didn't find any infections or corrupt files. The next day, I installed CTM, some drivers and a few basic programs. Last time I used it, it worked like a charm. Go to section 4 step 2. check my blog

currently I have a cd with super fdisk loaded. Could it be that the program file is corrupted in some way that only this ONE tower cannot deal with? Although that seemed to work, /bootfix resulted in another I/O error. If it is a notebook system there will usually only be one connector or cable.

Hard Drive Not Detected

Also, refer to the Service Manual for accurate steps and safety instructions. So now I only can boot I LBA mode For me these are the reasons of this problem: Quote:a hardware interaction between the drive and your system than any actual issues It will be Disk 0 if you have only one disk.

In order to remove this type of viruses you need to run Debug Script on your Hard Drive. I then temporarily put the netbook back together, reset the bios to default settings (which by default includes ACHI being enabled), started the Windows 7 setup from a Microsoft tool properly Check to see if the hard drive is spinning. I have windows 7 and im basically posting this off of newegg .

With slight modification I would recommend the steps in my previous reply again, this time specific to Dell Vostro 1450. Boot Device Not Found I plugged a mouse into one USB port and it worked fine. I have since installed OpenSuse linux and the problem has not reappeared. and trying everything in the book including: BIOS settings, SATA settings, hard drive diagnostics, formatting, partitioning, bootdisk commands, etc..

Peter dcscoundrel April 1, 2011 1:36:46 PM Hi All, I actually got this message after fooling around with the partitions and volumes on a laptop with a new hard drive. So i thought, i might as well check mine out. I'm wondering what steps I should take? I was afraid it'd come to a fresh install, however I'd much prefer not to loose all my data, as I don't have a proper backup (stupid, I know).

Boot Device Not Found

Now I'm afraid to turn off my computer! I have a Raid-0 (which was the first in the list) and a Seagate 1TB (which was the second), so I pressed the '+' key which changed their order in the Hard Drive Not Detected I opened the back of my PC, I checked the cable going in to my HDD and it felt very firm, didn't feel loose at all. Neutrolizer January 25, 2011 3:57:27 PM hey sorry for bringing this thread up again, was hoping for some help.

Again, be careful, you could wipe out a good disk if you don't locate the correct one. 6 - Type in Select Disk 0 (or whatever disk you are trying to click site In my experience, you won't start seeing results until step 5 or so. 1. Back to top #3 Tijmen Tijmen Topic Starter Members 7 posts OFFLINE Local time:03:17 PM Posted 06 April 2015 - 06:10 AM Hi Serpius, Many thanks for your response. But aftr boot not detecting hdd.

After 25 hours of technical labor (because I don't give up easy)... Again thanks for sharing. Yes the diagnostics run and the pass all tests. news Else, follow the next step. 7.

However. Could be a coincidence, but I, like, got a feeling that it's not. I used active @ to image a 2.5" ide drive for an HP 6220, worked fine using a normal ribbon cable, and to speed up the process I decided to use

Then what?

If you do not hear or feel the hard drive spinning, the drive did not start.     If you cannot determine whether the drive is spinning: Boot the computer and listen carefully.Shut it sucks but i'm kinda stuck with this until i decide to break the piggy bank and get a new laptop. It is THEN AND ONLY THEN that I get the BAD READ ERROR. Report Darkstorm- Dec 1, 2013 03:33PM And what if you've tried ALL these solutions already & then some?

I don't know why the original disk has no problems being a slave. Error BIOS 0303 and 0305 but hard drive is fine Started by Tijmen , Apr 06 2015 05:47 AM Please log in to reply 8 replies to this topic #1 Tijmen If I used diskpart to format ant bootsect.exe\nt60 to make it bootable, it came up with a "bootmgr is missing" message or "0x000000f" error code. More about the author I reseated the drive and found some new screws.

With XP I used a Seagate HD with 32MB cache (they don't make them with 500GB anymore, I think), but it broke down and was replaced with the same model, except Naturally, it fell into my lap. I am guessing it is the registry because it is being written to and for some reason the process does not complete. Master Boot Record has already been written and used.

I press F8 but the advanced boot options menu doesn't appear, just this error message. Find us on Google+ System Specific Diagnostic and POST Error Messages: IBM Diagnostic Error Codes Compaq Desktop Systems Diagnostic and POST Errors BIOS Related Pages: BIOS Data Area BiosCentral Forums BIOS