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    Patrick Bridge Feb 02, 2009

    I have a DELL Desktop and got a 80GB Hard Drive from a friend, He said that it doesn't work, So I took it to see if I could fix it. When I power on my desktop the Hard Drive doesn't spin? I even inserted a Boot floppy and fdisk it and it says no Disk Present.
    Is there a way to fix?

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Try going into setup and make sure the computer know it is there.

Posted on Dec 17, 2007

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Check that their isnt a conlflict with all your drives , check back of drives for pins ,master , slave etc, chech ide cables/ sata cables/ check hardrive is getting power. check in bios if hardrive is picked up in boot sequence, check if hardrive is in the sequence.

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