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sutanupFeb 25, 2012, 9:10 AM I think there is sth wrong with the disk. I understand that this may have been due to the Linux installation and creation/modification of the partitions by the Linux Utility. Then once I get booted check Disk Management. Figure : System Diagnostics On the HP Advanced System Diagnostics screen, click Hard Disk Test. http://magicnewspaper.com/hard-disk/solved-primary-master-hard-disk-fail-on-boot-up.html

This page requires Javascript. It should have a primary DOS partition in FAT32 format. Got to wonder about that clone software though I have never had an issue with acronis.Answers are only as good as the information you provide.How to properly post a question: Sorry Candy asked a good question.

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AOL is working. Even after detecting the HD as primary master, windows is having problems recognising the fisk. raybro, Aug 14, 2003 #5 ron derenzo Thread Starter Joined: Feb 17, 2002 Messages: 116 When I was trying to figure this out last night, I did get an error message

example of the adapter mentioned above: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ..._re=ide_to_usb_adapter-_-12-156-101-_-Product Note: if the computer is a laptop, then of course you can not replace any cabling and the above adapter might not be good Love you guys! The issue is that the BIOS is not recognising the hard disk while booting. Primary Hard Disk Error I'm assuming the primary hard drive (150GB capacity and almost full *sob*) is dead somehow.

GeforcerFX likes this. Primary Master Hard Disk Error Press Del To Resume How does one do that>? cocoharley, Jan 5, 2010 #1 plodr Major Geek Super Extraordinaire No IDE Master H.D.D. website here It's never on when the computer's not turned on.

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If your second drive is recognized in "My Computer", you are half way there. http://ccm.net/forum/affich-522228-primary-master-hard-disk-fail-message-appears Z7_3054ICK0KGTE30AQO5O3KA30H5 hp-country-locator-portlet Actions ${title} Loading... Primary Master Hard Disk Error Press F1 To Resume Main Sections Technology News Reviews Features Product Finder Downloads Drivers Community TechSpot Forums Today's Posts Ask a Question News & Comments Useful Resources Best of the Best Must Reads Trending Now What Does Primary Master Hard Disk Error Mean I suggest you select Paperdoc's comment as best answer.

Try installing a new 650 watt supply Feb 12, 2015 #5 Route44 TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 11,966 +70 Agreed; my thoughts exactly. http://magicnewspaper.com/hard-disk/primary-hard-disk-fail.html Feb 13, 2015 #7 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Similar Topics Press F1 to resume Feb 20, 2015 Hard Disk Boot Failure Insert Hopefully someone can help. raybro, Aug 15, 2003 #10 ron derenzo Thread Starter Joined: Feb 17, 2002 Messages: 116 Ray. Secondary Master Hard Disk Error Press F1 To Resume

I formatted it and installed Windows XP while booting from and using the windows XP on the old disk. Feb 12, 2015 #1 copaceticjon TS Rookie Topic Starter UPDATE: When I plug in just one or two of the HDD + the DVD drive, the computer boots fine. Now select the second disk number (probably 2) and again hit Enter. http://magicnewspaper.com/hard-disk/primary-master-hard-disk-fail.html Z7_M0I02JG0KONJ30ACBBF8MM1084 hp-hero-support-search Actions ${title} Loading...

Give us your system specs including make and model of power supply as well as purported wattage supplied. 4th Master Hard Disk Error pls help.. Clear and concise, you can't ask for more.

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wat should i do?? I've had as much as 30 minutes of operation from a drive that was completely dead using this process. I have seen some motherboards that have SATA ports that do not support a bootable device. How To Fix Primary Master Hard Disk Error Will the upgrade disk work to boot from?I have disconnected the second drive to ensure that I am booting from the cloned drive.

Bad sector found and re-mapped Restart the computer. It look for only what is wrong. There are two options for designating the single HDD as the port's Master. have a peek at these guys I've never had to do the freezing method but I assume the trick is to wrap it tightly before putting it in the freezer.

Perform a hard drive diagnostic test Run the Hard Drive Test in HP Advanced System Diagnostics using the steps in this section. Even if I use a Linux boot CD, the OS won't load.