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Re: not responding hard disk
The problem is that the hard drive cannot be read properly.
The list of the things that may produce such a problem is bad power supply, bad data cable, bad mainboard, too many unproper shutdowns that damaged file consystency and bad hard drive (the HD electronic board or the inner plates), anyway, if you can get windows to load up run a check disk with the windows utility here are the steps
1) press START
2) press MY COMPUTER
3) right click on the drive and choose PROPERTIES
4) press the TOOLS tab
5) press CHECK NOW
6) tag (V) both options you get in the new menu--AUTOMATICALLY... and SCAN...
7) if it is your primary HD you will receive a notice that the function cannot be performed at this time, answer YES
8) turn off the computer and restart
9) the check will start automatically on computer restart
If the problem continues BACKUP any important data (if you can) and take it to a repair shop, make sure they BACKUP your data BEFORE they try to solve the problem.
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You will need to get a factory Microsoft disc to do a format on the partition. Most likely the hard drive has a bad sector. If you use another disk to reload the operating system make sure you have your Microsoft key ready. When you finish loading it the OS knows the key doesnt match the DVD. It will prompt you to call Microsoft for authentication. As long as your key is good Microsoft will authenticate your load. This is only true for Windows Vista or later operating systems. You will get no support for XP. If you have to talk to an actual support person just tell them your hard drive went bad and you had to use another disc for your key. Which is the truth they will get you going FREE at that point.
there is problem with your hard disk. your hard disk wire may be loose. try to remove and refix all sata wires of your hard disk. "operating system not found" message may be coming because you may have not installed any os (windows, linux or mac) in your notebook. try to install operating to system to fix this. there may also be proble with your hard disk, your hard disk may be dead. if your notebook is showing message "operating system not found" without any reason then you may have put your notebook in high magnetic field area. due to high magnetic field, sometimes hard disk's are formatted automatically.
At what stage of the installation process do you get the message ? Which operating system are you trying to load ? Is there an operating system on your hard drive ?
You have to format your hard drive using a third party disc to erase everything on your hard drive
Restart your computer during the boot process you will see on the screen to press a certain key to enter setup usually the Delete or F2 key
Press and hold that key during the boot up process to enter BIOS then using the arrow keys scroll down to advanced bios features press enter change your first boot device to cd press escape then press f10 to save to cmos to restart
Note this will erase you operating system you will have to have an operating system disk to load it onto you hard drive or create a partition to load another operating system
Note after you have loaded the operating system you should go back and change the first boot device to failsafe or optimised defaults after windows has loaded
your computer will automatically restart it might restart 2 times one to finish the installation the next will be because the operating system is loaded and will boot from your cd
you have to format your hard drive using a third party disc to erase everything on your hard drive During the boot process you will see on the screen to press a certain key to enter setup Press and hold that key during the boot up process to enter BIOS the scroll to advanced bios features press enter change your first boot device to cd,press escape then press f10 to save to cmos restart note this will erase you operating system you will have to have an operating system disk to load it onto you hard drive or create a partition to load another operating system note after you have loaded the operating system you must go back and change the first boot device to your hard drive The BIOS is AMI. Under ADVANCED SETUP: The options listed for 1st,2nd ,3rd Boot device include: IDE0 means Pri master IDE1 means Pri slave IDE2 means Sec master IDE3 means Sec slave
or if you are using a USB insert your usb drive: click start right click on my computer select open you should see your USB drive right click then select format another way is to control panel administrive tools,computer management disk management right click on your drive select format: hope this helps
Hi,Most times this occurs when the Operating system is corrupt or if the Hard Disk is faulty,try starting in safe mode by pressing F8 when you power up the system and select "load last know Good configuration that Worked".if you still encounter these problem slave the hard disk to another system using a converter backup your files and format,reinstall the Operating system,or you purchase another Disk Drive.
check your hard disk cable first and replace it.if this isn' stopin your problem then make a new bios flash. may be ypur bios is reporting your hdd wrong so make a new one. if even after this you can not stoping your problem bay another mb.
Make sure that hard drive is detected in BIOS. If not, there is a problem with the hard drive and any attempt to install OS will be futile since there is no hard drive detected. If this basically means you have a busted hard drive, you may need to replace it then to continue with OS installation.
1st plug any hard disk of urs and get a bootebel cd u can say not the xp 1 but u can find old cds like windows 98 or milenium and boot it..after sellect the cd rom support aplication..wen loaded right fdisk select yes and yes..after that delet dos or any existing partitions and restart do the sam thing again but this tim make dos partition wen ur finish restart and go in again but wen loaded on a:\ wright format C: and accept..after format is finished retstart but this time boot frome windows xp or the operation system disk u want 2 install..and folow the instruction..and if i didnt work after u do all that u go 2 ms dos and make a scandisk for c after u format u can see all comands in a:\dir , thats all and 4 the other hard drive u dont need 2 do the same just after u install widows u plug it and go 2 cotrol panell in administrative tools and select the icon that have a pc signe and after that frome the second option u select the 3 and u see ur second hard disk format it and scan it and evry thing will be just fine........