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Sounds like your disk is going bad.

  • Your disk might be loose.
  • Your disk is likely in a drawer (locked in place by a screw) on the side of your machine.
  • Your disk may also be located on the bottom of your machine.
  • Try locating the screw that holds the plate and remove the screw.
  • Depending on how your drive is, you may be able to gently pull on the drive. Without totally removing the drive, pull it out and push it back in. Replace the cover and screw.
  • See if you can boot now.
  • If not, you likely have a disk that is going bad. Get someone to help you backup the disk immediately.

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If the system was installed but now it say s that it is not found ..it means that it reset itself for some reason (bios default like when you remove battery ) ..and you have a a setting inside Bios that its not allowing the hdd to be seen ...even though it is seen in bios..
you have to go where its sees the hdd and the cd /dvd,,..just pressF2 at the start ..to enter setup...and in Bios go to advanced probably ..its the second or 3rd option..you aill find in there the hdd seen and the dvd'cd ..and first on the page a feature called..AHci..and it needs to be disabled cause the default is enabled but it needs a raid driver to see the hdd with it ..if you disable it will be ok ..press F10 to save changes and that's all
Please do not forget to rate ..Have a nice day!

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