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Having difficulty spitting the housing to remove Hard Drive

Toshiba Series 2800 Satelite. Error message "No Hard Drive" :-) I must check this for a friend.

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  • Cuzinjak Nov 27, 2007

    Thank you for your help with this problem. Guess what? When I looked in the appropriate place, there was no Hard Drive!!!?



    This is the rest of the story: my friend is a doctor and his hard drive contained personal information which had been deleted but needed to be wiped. Apparently the Tech forgot to replace it. :-)



    ALL of my experience is with desktops so your help was doubly welcome.

    Regards,

    Cuzinjak

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Hi,

This is indicative that your motherboard through the BIOS/CMOS is not auto-detecting the presence of a hard drive. Though this should be automatically done, you can try manually detecting by going to the CMOS/BIOS setup and verify that it can be physically detected. If not then you would need to replace the defective hard drive.

Most Toshiba hard drives are inside a slot either on the side or front. To gain access, you need to turn over the laptop and look for a panel/lid covering that is lacked in place by7 1 or 2 small screws. After removing the plastic covering, the HD would be exposed and should be relatively easy to remove. In vertain versions/models, the HD might also have a locking small screw or a pry open lever or bar.

Hope that this be of some help/idea. Pls post back how things turned out or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

Posted on Nov 27, 2007

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    Louie Role Nov 27, 2007

    Hi again,

    Appreciate the rating and glad to be of assistance.

    Cheers.

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