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Sony Vaio PCG-9H4L cannot find hard drive

A friend gave me a Sony Vaio PCG-9H4L. When I try to boot it up, it says ''Cannot find hard drive. Confirm if hard drive is correctly connected.'' I have the original system recovery cd, but not having any luck. Any suggestions on how to get this laptop running? FYI: My computer skills are rusty... :)

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You can try to go to bios pae and check if the system can detect the hard drive.If not you might need to call call Sony to check if the system is still on warranty so that they can replace the hard drive free of cost if not you might need to replace it with a new one

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