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Cannont find drive 0

After Dell Inspiron 8500 up awhile, error displays ''Cannont find drive 0'' after about 2-3 hours up.

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Your hard drive has probably crashed.

You might want to have a local tech check it out to make sure.

Posted on Jun 19, 2009

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