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0200: Failure Fixed Disk 0 IBM T-41

I received the following error message on my computer: 0200: Failure Fixed Disk 0 IBM T-41

The BIOS Setup Utility is not recognizing the Hard Drive. I plan to replace the Hard Drive, however, did I lose all my information when my current Hard Drive crashed? Is it possible to recover it?

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  • DIPTIparida Jul 28, 2008

    i have a IBM T-52 laptop is showing the message"failure fixed disk 0".what is the problem.can u message me in my id send the suggestion.

  • Anonymous May 11, 2009

    I was watching a movie on my T41p and closed the movie down and turn off the computer , the next moring i opened the computer and pressed start button and it went thru normal startup unitl it told me i

    had a error 0200: fialure fixed disk "O" I went thru the dianostics and tried to set every tining back to default etc but to know avail it seems

    stuck in this mode........what to do called IBM and then said $45.00 for a recovery cd. or %150.00 to $500.00 to send it in and fix

  • Anonymous May 11, 2009

    I have a T41p and it was perfect until i watched a movie and closed it out and shut it down and now it only shows a 0200 fiilure of fixed disk "O" error...........what to do.........


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There's a possiblility that you can still recover your files. Try to plug your hard drive to a different PC and check if it detects it. Otherwise, there's no hope but to buy a new hard drive.

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