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Dell laptop boot problem

Hi, i have dell laptop cant boot to windows, when i start windows it says internal boot hard drive is not found, even i removed hard drive then reseated again , but still telling same, any solution?

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  • Mike Nov 07, 2012

    Does the hard drive show up in the BIOS?Do you have another laptop you can use to test the drive?Do you have another hard drive you can use to test the computer?Do you know the model of your laptop? (e.g. Inspiron, Latitude, XPS, Studio XPS, or Studio followed by letters/numbers)

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Try a "Cold-Start",Remove all media, DVD, CD, USB..etc., Remove AC plug, Remove Battery, Hold down on/off button for 10 seconds, Replace battery, Plug into AC outlet,Push on/off button and Start normally. IF THAT FAILS, reboot while tapping F-8 or what ever will get you to an options list or Boot Menu, my laptop is F-10 for Boot Menu, for example.

Posted on Nov 07, 2012

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SOURCE: reseat the hard drive

shut down the laptop.
then, disconnect the laptop power, and battery.
remove the harddrive, then connect the harddrive firmly back into place.
reconnect power/battery and boot.

Posted on Mar 25, 2009

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SOURCE: how to reseat the hard disk drive

If the HD has never been removed it is unlikely it needs reseated. You need to go into the BIOS (press F1 during start-up) and see if the HD is visable under the drives section. If it is not then it is dead and needs replaced. Data recovery may be necessary if you need anything from it.

However to reseat it, turn the laptop over and there are two screws that come out to slide the HD out from the side. Pull it out and then push it back in firmly and replace the screws.

http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/latd630/en/SM_EN/index.htm

Posted on Jun 07, 2009

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SOURCE: have a Dell Inspiron 1525

The link below is supplied by Dell, for checking Hard drives on Dell machines, try this.
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Posted on Aug 04, 2010

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SOURCE: when i turn on my

This seems the Hdd is Not getting Detected , First thing you can try is inserting the hdd back in the system and then get into Setup Utility by Pressing F2 and check whether the hdd is listed or not , If the HDD is not listed that means HDD has gone bad .you need to get a new HDD

Posted on Aug 29, 2010

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SOURCE: opened laptop to find '

Please make sure if you open the back part of the laptop check the Harddrive if it is firmly connected. bacause it is possible that the reason why the laptop doesn't detect it is because of the physical connection.

Posted on Oct 01, 2010

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