My computer does not recognise my hardisk in the bios
My pc was working fine but earlear because my hardrive is only a 20 GB,decided to shut down the pc and not unplug it,and just clicked the rear switch to zero,then i uninstalled my hardrive to try the other 80GB,drive to see if it would work but would not boot up even with 3 versions of booters,so i put my own one back in to my pc and that wont reeboot eitther now the pc does not go as far as any modes to start and in the bios it does not recognise my hardrive anywhere?please would welcome some advice on how to resolve this issue,any help desperate to get soughted,ive borrowed a pc to ask this question for any aid,regards,garnedd
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This is the bios - POST (Power On Start-up Test). Most likely your bios needs reset by using the jumper on the motherboard. If that don't work then the bios is not saving the right information. i would recommend to replace the motherboard.
you mention you have change your hardisk,you have to check if your hardisk was configure in cmos and bios set up, first whaen you start your computer press F2 then bios set up appear,check your device if
was connected on your system.on main menu check your ram if it was connectd,then press arrow right to advanced menu check your hardisk from IDE configuration if both hardisk and memory was installed or cofigured by your system.go to boot menu to set your device, on boot menu,scroll it from boot device priority
if you assure there is windows installed already on your hardisk,priority your hardisk,second your cd room,third floopy etc.press F10 to save and restart your computer,If no sytem was appears you must reinstalled your windows but you should change again
the boot set by priority the cd room instead of hardisk in order to put windows on your computer.press F10 again to save and restart your computer
to install your windows
insert windows cd on cd room
wait to configure your computer by the cd windows
then ff the windows installation procedure
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Normaly when you get the error that the operating system cant be found, it is a indication that the hardrive has either gone bad, or somehow some of the system files got deleted. I would say though since the hard drive light wont come on it could be the hardrive has shut down completely. But you still should see the company image of your computer when you start it up, (the bios screen)
A bad hardrive would be my first guess, 2nd problem if its not your harddrive would be a new power supply.
download servicepack three for the latest sata and raid drivers. until you get the driver for the new raid drive, windows wont see it. you can also put ubuntu as a second op sys from inside windows, and it should work in ubuntu. if it does than its a driver issue. this should update the pb drivers, the device itself doesnt require one to work in xp, so it must be the computer that is the issue.....try updating your sata and raid drivers for the controller that came on the PB
try taking the ram chip out then see if thats the prob by turning on the computer without it if its not, try unhooking the cd drive and then try turning on the computer if thats not it then try unhooking the hard drive and check if thats it one of those should be the problem i had the same prob but i messed with the ram chips and it worked i just took it out started it up and it worked if thats the prob just start it up then shut it down and put the ram chip back in and it should be fine
see if in your power options what you put for the amount of energy devoted to your hardisk also see in your system about your harddisk setting to assume the worst you have abnormal operation/a virus and it would cause your system to use it harddisk more but i don't think you should worry harddisks are designed to work hard hope to help
I hate to tell you, but that is bad news. But before we jump to any conclusions, first open up the computer and look for the BIOS reset jumper on the motherboard, if you find it switch it to clear CMOS for around 20-30 seconds and then put it back on normal and see if it boots. If it doesn't, there isn't much more we can do, as your motherboard most likely decided to keel over and die.
Try to separate the power cord of your monitor from your system or maybe if your using UPS(uninterrupted power supply) directly plug the UPS to the wall outlet. either you can use pretty voltage regulator to the regulate the AC power. if not solve the problem try to examine the your system power supply.
Does it boot fine if you remove the memory you just added? If it does then try switching the memory that was in it before with the memory you just added. You want to first determine if the ram you bought is bad or incompatible.