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I considered unplugging and replugging some of the connectors but was scared that I would do irreparable damage. If not then you will know were the problem is. The first screen will ask about large drive supprt. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Dead? Check This Out

Computing.Net cannot verify the validity of the statements made on this site. Thanks for the suggestion though Reply Leave a comment Reply to this topic Ask a question Member requests are more likely to be responded to. Connect Primary hard disk failure Primary Hard Disk Failure CPU Fan error, press F1, to continue Can I bypass "press f1 to continue" on startup i get the cpu fan error Have you messed around with bios settings before? https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-primary-master-hard-disk-fail.155603/

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If the slave drive does not have a bootable partition on it, there will be no point in switching. You might try that first. ~Candy~, Aug 15, 2003 #12 Triple6 Rob Moderator Joined: Dec 26, 2002 Messages: 50,450 Yes, the frezzer trick does sometimes work. When I first got the PC and tried finding the problem, I decided it was the HDD, as the HDD had the "click of death", and was not working or showing Tell me what that comes up with.

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Please try again now or at a later time. Desktops forum About This ForumCNET's Forum on desktop PCs is the best source for finding help, troubleshooting, and getting buying advice from a community of experts. please note have left the boot on removable until it needs to be cahnged ok. Primary Master Hard Disk Error Windows 7 I pulled the floppy out of my main machine, rebooted and got...

Uh, I never bothered to put the floppy in so a test from a floppy isn't an option. if there are try using the other one and see if the error happens. Operating Systems ▼ Windows 10 Windows 8 Windows 7 Windows XP See More... http://discussions.virtualdr.com/showthread.php?7938-Primary-master-hard-disk-failure-How-to-fix If not, e-mail me because I have a disk manager program that MIGHT be able to get you going.

Similar Threads - [SOLVED] primary master BIOS and Windows dont recognize Primary Hard Drive of Laptop jhenmoran2, Sep 26, 2016, in forum: Hardware Replies: 0 Views: 128 jhenmoran2 Sep 26, 2016 What Does Primary Master Hard Disk Error Mean rodriguez 14:48 25 Jan 07 If you have a spare hard disk that you can try, put that in before you buy a new one just to make sure. Is it not seeing the Master drive? Register now Not a member yet?

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I am so gulible I will actually try it>>>> How do you get into the BIOS???? http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/284779-32-primary-hard-disk-failure-press-continue Username or email: I've forgotten my password Forum Password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Community Forum Primary Master Hard Disk Error Press F1 To Resume The BIOS change worked. Primary Master Hard Disk Error Windows Xp G 0 #10 acute18 Posted 18 January 2010 - 05:19 PM acute18 Member Topic Starter Member 29 posts hi went into bios boot menu selected default (f9) from the f1 box

I hope you do backups. http://macland.net/hard-disk/primary-hard-drive-fail.php If it is check the connectors to your hard drive and make sure they have not come lose. Try tapping delete as soon as you turn it on and it should take you to bios settings. In My computer, double click the drive and see what, if anytyhing, is there. Primary Master Hard Disk Error Press Del To Resume

I get, "primary master hard disk fail" AGAIN, grrrr. Any ideas? Ok, I "Exit" the console, reset boot sequence in BIOS, (all excited) I go to reboot sure Windows will load...NOT!!! this contact form This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Then I deleted all those (So I thought) corrupted startup files. Secondary Master Hard Disk Error Press F1 To Resume Go into your BIOS and see if it is set to automatic detect for hard drive 0. You just need to know which one is in use.

claire 0 #12 Germando Posted 18 January 2010 - 05:28 PM Germando Member Member 166 posts there should be an option to detect for each one hit it for the primary

hhannam, Jul 21, 2016, in forum: Hardware Replies: 30 Views: 891 hhannam Aug 28, 2016 Can't Set Primary Graphics Card NeckBreaker, Mar 15, 2016, in forum: Hardware Replies: 10 Views: 449 When I hit F1 to continue it says "Disk boot failure, insert system disk & press enter." Well, I don't know what the initial prompt means. The simplist is probably to again go to your drive mfr's web site and download their utilities. Primary Hard Disk Error Subscribe to our newsletter Sign Up Team Terms of Use Contact Policies CCM Benchmark Group health.ccm.net Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials

Do I need to fdisk? as soon as possible.. Tech Reviews Tech News Tech How To Tech Buying Advice Laptop Reviews PC Reviews Printer Reviews Smartphone Reviews Tablet Reviews Wearables Reviews PC & Laptop Storage Reviews Antivirus Reviews Best Tech navigate here This can be done in a number of ways.

yukic42 14:44 25 Jan 07 when i restart my pc now, it's come out a sound 'dig dag dig dag' from hardisk, then it say primary master hard disk error, press All rights reserved. Discussion topics include Intel and AMD CPUs, PC upgrades, installing RAM, hardware compatibilities, installing a new hard drive, custom builds, and gaming rigs.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion Primary Master Hard If not, I would suggest the thing to do would be to format the drive so it's clean.