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I want to format my laptop back. the problem is, setup did not find any hardisk driver in your competer when i copy the window.what it means

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This is a toshiba notebook right? pls use the toshiba recovery disc. its is bootable, just need to change boot priority.press f12 then select cd/dvd drive as first priority . everything will be automatic. if it still did not detect your hard disk, it is already damaged. needs to be replaced.

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Itu menunjukkan yang laptop kamu boot menerusi rangkaian.
Kamu harus tukar pilihan boot dalam "BIOS setup" dan pastikan Hardisk ditempatkan pada boot yang pertama. Selamat mencuba.
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It looks like the laptop is trying to boot on network,
you need to enter the bios setup and make sure the hardisk is assigned as 1st boot. Good Luck.. :)

Oct 30, 2013 | Lenovo ThinkPad T41 Notebook

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The computer does not boot into the operating system and displays "Operating System not found."


Hi,
For that problem, do this first check-up your bios setting.
Power on your PC laptop
, when screen popped up ( press F2, delete etc. ) to get into standard bios Setup you see there if your hardisk drive detected or not detected. if not detected try to open your Laptop PC ( need power off. open cover at the back of your laptop ) check-up your hardisk drive for loose power cable, data cable hardisk Some burn , noise hardisk sound ) if detected, your operating system corrupted. you need to Reinstall your operating system like windows xp, windows 7 or linux base operating system. try that Solution first.

Just let me know if not yet working your laptop PC.
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Aug 26, 2011 | Toshiba Satellite M30 Notebook

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I want istall win xp o/s so i need to change bios setup to detect the hardisk drive. how can i change bios srtup?


Hello,

Here is what you need to do to install XP on your laptop that came with Vista or Win 7.

If your hard drive is SATA (pretty much standard these days) you will need to search the manufacturer's site for a floppy disk SATA driver install package.* You will need a USB floppy drive for installing XP.
* Copy the SATA drivers (should be denoted as "F6 drivers" or similar) to a blank disk.
* Have the USB drive connected. It should automatically map as A:\.
* Go into BIOS and find a setting for ACPI Compatible and set on.
* Now install XP normally from the CDROM, and when it says "press F6 to install third-party drivers", press F6 and follow the options to get the SATA drivers from the disk.
* Complete setup as normal.

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You can check the following link for more detailed info.

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Nov 23, 2010 | HP Compaq nc6220 Notebook

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I need to do a low level format for my hard disk. Bad sector problem. Do you guys have any application for that particular kind of formatting?


Bad sector on hardisk there two kinds of that is software and physical. physical badsector caused from plate of hardisk damage is caused by dirt, fallen down, collided, to be incised, etc. While software badsector can be caused when hardisk busy sudden die, cause of usually broken electrics current.

For the bad sector damage of physical of hardisk, we require a really of expert to repair the hardisk. While damage of software we can repair xself use software or tool. One of the software which can be used to repair bad sector on hardisk that is HDD Low Level Format Tool.

Using this software hardisk can be low level format. Require to be paid attention that using low level format on a hardisk, causing all data in hardisk will lose and cannot be recovery again. But this way will be more effective eliminate sector bad.

HDD Low Level Format Tool Support Hardisk SATA, ATA or SCSI, can is also used on removable media like flashcard, flasdisk and etc. To run this software is very easy, that is :
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  • Download HDD Low Level Format Tool from the link above and install it till finish.
  • Run HDD Low Level Format tools
  • Select a hardisk which will repair then click continue.
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Select LOW-LEVEL-FORMAT tab", if you sure To format the hardisk click "format this device" button and await till finish. ad for hardisk repaired hence required time will longer.
HDD LOW format level can be download from following link,
http://hddguru.com
note : If on hardisk have detected badsector, before doing above steps, first step to backup all existing important datases

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Oct 03, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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When i try to start up my laptop, i get a black screen that says "NTLDR" is missing" and "press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart" when I restart it, the same screen just reappears. I've also tried pressing F11 to...


The file can be copied from different computer using the same operating system and same version..It can only be done if you can hook up your hardisk from that computer and make it as slave...go to search file and search for the NTLDR file and its directory. copy the file and save it to the same directory of your hardisk slave. If file copying is successful, disconnect your hardisk from that computer and connect it to your laptop, then try to boot.

If that did not work, you can repair your missing file by running your windows installer. Make your cd rom as first booting device and run the setup of windows, when prompted, press F8.. follow some instructions. After searching previous windows system press R key to repair the system.. The set up will restart your unit once its complete.

i hope i help you with this...

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May 29, 2010 | Gateway 7330GZ Notebook

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Hardisk not detect.


First Make sure the hard drive power connector and ribbon cable are connected.
Swap the hard drive.
if id doesnt wrk then..
Go to the BIOS setup, and under the Integrated Peripherals menu, make sure that ‘On Board HDC’ is enabled for both Primary and Secondary channels. Also ensure that all drive types are set to AUTO under the Standard CMOS Setting. If you are not comfortable with changing the BIOS values, just reset the BIOS to factory defaults.
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Mar 06, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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Widows setup failure..


Greetings
It is not the cd that has a problem, its your hardisk if you have other hardisk try to exchange it and re-install your computer. or format your computer with other comupter.
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Dell b130 restarting all the time


hi buddy!
1. Go to bios setup look if the computer see the hardisk and you setup the first boot priority is hardisk.if you encounter the same problem.

2. Maybe your operating system have corrupt then you try to reprogram the hardisk. if they same problem apear

3. Your hardisk have a problem you try to change a new one

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I have an Accer Extensa 5220 laptop which came with vista Home Edition. I wanted to down grade the OS to windows XP Pro. After formating the Hard Drive, I ran windows XP setup disk but keeps on giving the...


The problem of your laptop is the hard disk type. because acer 5220 laptop is using a SATA hardisk that automatic detected or supported by Vista. But in the windows Xp you need to download the sata driver for windows xp and save it to the floppy drive. In the beginning of windows installation press F6 to install another device or scsi the windows setup search your floppy drive for the sata driver and install it automatically. If you have cannot fix it just contact me i'm willing to help you

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Error to Detect, hardisk must be formatted


The problem might not be with the HHD instead it could be your bios setup. you will have to download drivers for the bios of you laptop and install them in your operating system then try to access the hard-disk.

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