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Thanks! :) Report tm- Nov 4, 2008 05:55AM had the same problem on a compaq 6720s of not finding the harddisk. Close regedit.exe, shut down your computer, and enter BIOS before Windows is loaded. Back to top #7 amberanm amberanm Topic Starter Members 5 posts OFFLINE Local time:11:48 PM Posted 04 February 2013 - 08:48 AM It is not the HDD- I tried installing Clean Disk with MiniTool Partition Wizard or Diskpart If you have backed up important files by following instructions in How to Backup Data part, now you can use either MiniTool Partition news

If Windows Vista does not open, continue using these steps. Z7_3054ICK0KGTE30AQO5O3KA30N0 hp-concentra-wrapper-portlet Actions ${title} Loading... You need to determine if the issue is related to the monitor, software, or video hardware. Lot easier… January 29, 2008 grateway Well it might be a ‘lot easier' but I feel this post is aimed at helping the non-expert, who generally may own machines from what http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/bph03429

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However, my laptop doesn't recognize the disk. Any help would be appreciated. Step 3: Test the hard drive using HP PC Hardware Diagnostics UEFI HP PC Hardware Diagnostics UEFI enables you to test the main components on your computer by selecting quick tests Enter to retry or F3 to exit.

Be very careful to not dislodge the other cables and make sure that it fits snugly into its connector. I have Win XP genuin copy. I really had a hard time installing OS before i came across ure tips. No Bootable Device Does anybody have any advice.

Be careful not to slide skin along any interior metal edge of the computer. Boot Device Not Found Hard Disk (3f0) Report Acmeerkat- Oct 22, 2010 12:20AM Had HP Compaq nx7400, same problem. October 13, 2007 fadi halabi Im so thankfull I have a laptop stopped from 7 days without floppy ,the solution was by disabling sata native controll , I know that there page Promise Array Management You have Promise Array Management on your computer.

Im using desktop computer with ecs motherboard and sata harddrive. Media Test Failure Check Cable ARGGGGHHHHH!!!! Have Gateway deliberately crippled these low-end units so that they ONLY load Vista? i have the extensa 5620 so i would really like to know January 17, 2008 shaliX Great job, dude.

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To recover the computer, you must use recovery discs. If the new drive displays with usable space, you are done. After Replacing Hard Drive How To Install Windows it's amazing how vista can throw people - most people i speak to are annoyed to some extent about being stuck with it having bought a new pc. No Hard Drive Installed Hp Intel even give you a floppy image creator exe which works perfectly.

Or use this http://www.belarc.com/free_download.html - it's a free program that should give you a boatload of info. http://magicnewspaper.com/hard-drive/new-hard-drive-trouble-installing-os.html After Startup Repair has been used, try to open Windows. if so you can simply right click the .exe and unpack it to a folder, and you will see the drivers inside that new folder. It did not fix the problem. Hard Drive Not Installed

Install windows Enable Sata again! After that, there are 2 choices: Search automatically for updated driver software and Browse my computer for driver software: Just choose the desired one in accordance with your actual demands, and Helpful +3 Report cwientjes Oct 3, 2008 05:51PM I had the same problem. More about the author Just like a battery on a watch, the computer has a battery on the motherboard to back up time and settings when the computer is off.

The reason I ask this is because, I added the drivers that I thought were correct ( after following the instructions from above ) using nLite. Reboot And Select Proper Boot Device January 20, 2008 grateway > As a note: almost all new systems came without the ability to change the HD SATA - PATA mode, and i f you try to change Side note: You can select any of the other options if you'd like.

Figure : HP PC Hardware Diagnostics (UEFI) main menu In the Component Tests menu, click Hard Drive.

Z7_3054ICK0KGTE30AQO5O3KA30H5 hp-country-locator-portlet Actions ${title} Loading... nathan March 10, 2008 Andy Grateway-Thanks you verry much for your help. Report mritchey- Dec 28, 2010 08:20PM Worked here, on an NW8440! Hp Pavilion Desktop Back to top #11 [email protected] [email protected] Members 1 posts OFFLINE Local time:09:48 PM Posted 04 November 2014 - 11:10 AM actually, in response to the_patriot11, it actually could be the

Plug the AC adapter back into the notebook computer, but do not connect any of the peripheral devices. Otherwise, continue to the next step. It is working for HP530! click site If the drive attaches to the chassis using a plastic latch you will need to insert the screws into the drive and screw them down before sliding the drive into place.

I have an HP Pavillion dv6626us notebook. If hard disk is not detected during installing Windows on an existing system, you can try changing disk controller mode from IDE to AHCI to fix the error. Of course, you can also choose to clean disk using Diskpart. You can choose to directly burn the cd here, or you can select Create Image to create an ISO file that you can burn to a CD using whatever burning tool

Then, double click Start and set its value to 0. See one of the following documents for instructions: Performing an HP System Recovery (Windows 10) Performing an HP System Recovery (Windows 8) Performing an HP System Recovery (Windows 7) See also Windows 10 Disk Management Can't Work? Select "Drivers" and then "Bootable ISO".

I think it says a lot about my issues regarding avoidance of ‘real' work… January 2, 2008 The Geek grateway is correct… Most Consumer PCs do NOT allow you to change Start installing or reinstalling Windows again, and on the "Where do you want to install Windows?" screen, please click Load Driver. February 13, 2008 David L. Its better to incorporate the HD SATA drivers to the XP Installation CD.

Twitter Your New Skills Once a correct storage controller driver is loaded or updated, you can try installing or reinstalling Windows again. If your computer is not listed below, see the User Guide for your specific model for the proper button combination. i had used nlite utility but i won't. on Intel website, I saw a table that had the Intel chipset information. 5a.