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T5212 desktop i moved my computer from one bedroom to another bedroom and it now says i have no hard drive installed

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If you recently moved your computer from one location to another it might be because a cable inside the system became loose or disconnected, causing you computer to not detect the hard drive. Check all the connection inside the computer.

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