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Does not reconize hard drive

Dell 2650 does not reconize hard drive

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  • Anonymous May 21, 2009

    I have a HP Pavillion zd8000 it will not pick up the hard drive or the dvd , I bought a new hard drive and the same problem, if a use a usb hard drive or usb dvd it will pick that up, help I have tried everything, taking out the cmos battery, used 3 different install disk, if I use the usb dvd to install windows, it will install to a usb hard drive and than stop in the middle...



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Turn off the laptop and then take out the hard drive from the laptop. Go ahead and reseat it back into its slot and then turn on the laptop and press F2 to go into the BIOS. It should see it in there. If it doesn't then you know the hard drive is bad and will need to be replaced.


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