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Primary disk drive not found

When i turn on my laptop it loads normally for about 30seconds before it goes to a black screen that reads: Primary hard disc drive 0 not found

no bootable devices--strikes F1 to retry boot, F2 for setup utility.

if i strike f1 then the message repeats. ive pulled the hard drive out and put it back in problem still occurs

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Check the connection of your hard drive and make sure it's plugged properly On The Motherboard.

Is this a SATA drive? Has it ever operated properly? If worse comes to worse, you'll have to reload windows from scratch.

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