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ERROR: 01-0134-0000. The tool could not get HDD physical information. Please Press [OK] to turn off the computer what can i do to escape this

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  • wizmos_wadge Jul 02, 2009

    hi
    i have a toshiba Satellite a135 s4527 how do i download & where do i find the drivers for the harddrive thank you inadvance

  • wizmos_wadge Jul 02, 2009

    hard drive does not show in the bios says NONE
    Will start to boot says loading then it says
    ERROR: 01-0134-0000. The tool could not get HDD physical information. Please Press [OK] to turn off the computer if i need the hardrive drivers where can i find these Thank you inadvance

  • wizmos_wadge Jul 02, 2009

    hi
    Just purchased this drive off ebay he sold it as used but said it was new? it make no noise at all and is not reconized in the Bios under HD it says NONE
    So this Hard drive is bad? or does it need drivers to make it work?Thank you inadvance Starving student here
    sorry

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Sounds like the HDD has fallen victim to Malware of the destructive type. Does the drive boot at all? If not use the software that came with it or go to the website and download a copy. You will have to restructure your HDD.

Posted on Jul 02, 2009

  • rebelbw Jul 02, 2009

    After further review it seems your HDD in question has failed. I checked Toshiba's site and this was a blog I discovered.

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    Hi There to hazard a guess I would think your hard drive has failed. Thats the only thing in your laptop that would make any serious noise like that. Even a faulty fan would not make that sort of noise.
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    You did not mention any noises, but this error message is a fatal one. You may need to replace the HDD.

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