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Not all computers support this function... and odds are your acer dont..... just run a check disk in windows ... open my computer and right click the C: drive and click properties .. you can find it from there

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Will not recor .@ i can't reformat the hard disc


Try to save all your data, guess your hard disk is failing.
OK, it's just a general idea; you should check your hard disk's status with a diagnostics app:

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Just replaced my hdd on Compac Presario 2100 but the system is not detecting it.


This model laptop came with a 60Gb hard disk and if you installed a much larger capacity hard disk then the BIOS cannot detect this hard disk.
For the BIOS to detect a large hard disk a BIOS upgrade is required (if there is one available) Check the HP/Compaq WEB site to see if there is a BIOS upgrade.
If not the try a 120Gb or smaller capacity hard drive.
As an alternative -
You can keep the existing hard drive in your laptop and use an external USB hard drive to store your data.

Nov 10, 2012 | HP Compaq Presario 2100 Laptop

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My Computer use windows XP Operation System. hp 540 laptop when I turn on windows, it show black screen with cursor. It cannot continue log to windows. I check in bios cannot detect hard disk. How to solve...


Open your laptop and and fix the hard disk cable.After this start laptop and check the bios if HDD detected then select boot device and select first boot device is Hard disk.Save the setting and restart the window.You are able to open your window. But If Hard disk drive is not detected change data cable,power cable of Hard disk.If hard disk is detected in bios follow upper rules. And if it is not detected again you should walk into Hard disk repairing center and check hard disk there.

Jun 07, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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I have laptop hp compaq 6710b, it cannot boot & hard disk not detecting.


Step1: Go to the BIOS and select first boot devise as hard disk. If you get same problem or hard disk not detecting. Replace the hard disk. Step2:If BIOS is not showing replace the RAM and check it..

Thanks..

Feb 10, 2011 | HP Compaq 6710b Notebook

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When my laptop boots up it says operating system not found


Not good. Check your bios for correct drive for boot up, but it sounds like yoru hard drive is not being read....

Oct 26, 2010 | Acer (ACERMOTHERBOARD)

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I have a laptop which it does'nt detect the hard drive what is the problem?


The problem could be one of these -
The hard disk needs reseating to make proper electrical connection.
or
The hard disk is faulty.
or
The BIOS has not detected the hard disk.
or
The hard disk controller is faulty

To determine the fault -
Reseat the hard disk and boot up the laptop.

Check the BIOS configuration - does it detect the hard disk. The BIOS may have a hard disk diagnostic, if so then run the diagnostic.

For a further hard disk test - remove the hard disk and connect it to an USB hard drive adapter and plug it into a working computer's USB port. If the hard disk is OK then this computer will detect it as an external hard drive and you can open the folders and files.
If not then the hard disk is confirmed faulty.
To get the Gateway working, install a new hard drive and install Windows, the laptop's device drivers and your programs.

Sep 05, 2010 | Gateway 450ROG Notebook

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My dell latitude says no bootabble devices and no drive what should I do to fix this


Dear sir...

3.remove the battery first,then press the on/off button 20 seconds.then replace the battery.
--------------------------------------------------------------- Check the hard disk is detected in the BIOS(follow the below steps)
1.on the laptop,immediately press Del. (F2 or Del or F10 these are common to display the BIOS setting)
2.Check the menus one by one whether the hard disk is detected or Not detected.
if the hard disk is not detected then remove the battery,remove and replace the hard disk .(See the laptop manual) -------------------------------------------------------------------------
if the hard disk is detected then set the BIOS with Basic Default configuration.
press F10 Press Y Press "Enter"
-----------------------------------------------------------

All the Best sir... Thank you........

May 16, 2010 | Dell Latitude C510 Notebook

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My acer 7520 opens with an error reading NVIDIA boot agent 249.0542, then reads PXE-E61 media test failure, check cable, PXE-M0F exiting NVIDIA boot agent.


This error message could be a faulty hard disk or a faulty disk controller.
Reseat the hard disk to see if the problem is fixed.
If not go into the BIOS settings and check if the BIOS can detect the hard disk.
If the hard disk is not detected then remove the hard disk and connect it to an USB hard disk adapter and connect it to a working computer's USB port. If the this computer cannot detect it as an external hard drive then the hard drive is faulty. Then the Acer needs a replacement hard disk and Windows installed together with the laptop's device drivers and programs etc.

Oct 20, 2009 | Aspire Acer 7520-5324 Laptop

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I shut my laptop and next time i tried to switch on, it say operating system not found


your hard disk is not detected in bios setup.
for ente rin bios press del or F2 or enter for enter in bios.
thenn check in ide configuration yoour hard disk is detected.
then go to boot option set your hard disk as first boot device there.thne save settings.
then check.
if problem occurs then reset all defauls settings of bios but first try to detect your hard disk.

Nov 27, 2008 | IBM ThinkPad T20 2647 Notebook

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ACER SMART failure


SMART means self monitoring and reporting tool, this is the option which performs certain test for the status of hard disk health, if its coming it means condition of your hard disk is not good, its better if you immediately back up your data and replace it, by the way you can also disable this warning through the bios, just disable the smart feature in hard disk

Nov 10, 2008 | Acer Aspire 3680 Laptop

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