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Dell dimension 8100 wont start windows at times

I have a dell dimension 8100. Often times when I start it windows will not load and I get a error message that says no primary or secondary hard drive is not found. I can restart a few times and it loads. Anybody have any idea what it could be? I have checked everything and cant see anything.

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    Ed Woods Jul 16, 2009

    I have checked everything. I mean its very odd. It starts normal finds no issues virus scanning and no issues hardware scanning. But again sometime it says that there is no drive present but there is 3 present all the time.....

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It could be a virus, run antivirus scans, or could be your drive cables, Or even an Occaision glitch. Even perfectly running machine have glitches.

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