Primary Hard Disk Drive Not Found
I was finally able to get it to boot up using safe mode, but I've been able to use normal mode for quite some time... Which is it? If your CMOS settings get corrupted, this message may appear. http://wdc.custhelp.com/cgi-bin/wdc.cfg/php/enduser/std_alp.php?p_cv=1.123%3B2.u0&p_pv=&p_prods=0&p_cats=123&p_hidden_prods=&prod_lvl1=0&cat_lvl1=123&p_search_text=jumper+settings&p_new_search=1&p_search_type=answers.search_fnl Best Wishes on resolving this. http://forums.majorgeeks.com/index.php?threads/help-primary-hard-disk-drive-0-not-found.82126/
Primary Drive 0 Not Found Dell
Oh and now it's not saying Secondary 0...it's just Primary 1 and Secondary 1.. Already have an account? I can see ALL of my files and folder structures and everything is still there. This is crazy as all computers are.
Best Regards, DrWho... dee " title=">"> CrAsHnBuRnXp Aug 17, 2007, 10:47pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List >>Re: "Primary hard disk drive 0 not found" Join the community here, it only takes a minute. Primary Hard Disk Drive 1 Not Found Now about 4+ months ago, I bought my sister-in-law a new HD (samsung 80gig) and set everything up on my computer at my house, when I took the new HD out
You can forget it being a bad configuration setting unless you went into the bios the previous time and changed it there, or something else profound.How did it go bad? how do i find the BIOS settings? 21 7/1/2010 (7:36 pm) by Shaur Shaur (1 Posts) i have dell p4 last morn when i on it i found "primery drive I tried to look for help on google, D-Link, and a few other places but all I found was step by step instructions on how to add a 2nd HD or https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/primary-drive-0-not-found-strike-the-f1-key-to-continue-97870/ so i finally got it past that first error of: "primary hard disk drive 0 not found primary hard disk drive 1 not found secondary hard disk drive 0 not found
If still no HDD, run system diagnostics (tap F12 and choose "diagnostics") start with "custom tests/ HDD/ confidence test" that a fairly quick test, but you can do a full scale Drive 0 Not Found Serial Ata Sata-0 Then simply plug in the good HDD and see if your BIOS sees it, and it may even boot (if its loaded with enough similar drivers). This is starting to become VERY frustrating.~Mat apache_livesFeb 21, 2010, 6:19 AM easy option - put your hdd in another pc, get the data off it then put it back in If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post).
- Get the answer mtambleFeb 21, 2010, 6:32 AM Yea, that's what I'll do as a very last resort.
- I have classes starting tommorow, so I'll be getting on here less.
- many thanks DavidGP, Mar 25, 2008 #18 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Thread Status: Not open for further replies.
- Also, I found out more since my first post.
- I can run some cmd prompts and it comes up validating that it can see a Windows installation on the C drive, but regardless it won't boot up.
- And if it is under warrenty, then just call Dell.
- I would first off verify that you don't have a switch wired to your side panel to detect removal, then I'd go into the BIOS settings and set everything back to
- Please help as how to proceed.My main intention is to recover the data from the hard disk and 2nd to get the laptop working.
- Then it said SATA (Serial Advanced Technology Adapter) Drive 0 and Drive 1 could not be found ( Good thing) then it said press F1 to continue pressed F1 selected Windows
Primary Disk 0 Not Found Dell
Damian9303 2 826 kuvamist 1:03 Strike F1 to retry boot, F2 for setup utility - Dell OptiPlex GX270 - Kestus: 4:43. check this link right here now No, create an account now. Primary Drive 0 Not Found Dell I've checked the cables to see if they were loose but still no luck. Primary Disk 0 Not Found Points Of Failure This would rule out the MOBO.
A restart would go cleanly so it appeared sporadic. his comment is here Marcus Schrader 19 329 kuvamist 2:37 Hard Drive Not Recognized? Any help would be greatly appreciated.. SHOW ME NOW CNET © CBS Interactive Inc. / All Rights Reserved. Primary Drive 0 Not Found Dell Dimension 2400
The first time I cleaned them I got sick and was in the hospital for five days. PC Games \ System Tools \ Macintosh \ Demonews.Com \ Top Downloads MajorGeeks.Com \ News (Tech) \ Off Base (Other Websites News) \ Way Off Base (Offbeat Stories and Pics) Social: So it seems to me (an obvious idiot : /) that the HDD is still functioning, but something is wrong with Windows that isn't letting it boot up. http://macland.net/not-found/primary-hard-disk-drive-0-not-found.php Then as I said later when I went to install XP pro fresh after reformating the hard drive.
Under your Serial ATA Drive 1 - set it to Auto ( so that it will autodetect on bootup.)After rebooting, you should get a message 'new hardware found' Shutdown and reboot
Should I change the ide cable, or leave it alone? The BIOS recognizes the HDD and can tell me all sorts of information about it (size/make/model/etc), but it doesn't seem to want to load Windows on startup. If you can contact Dell and see what other laptop HDDs are interchangeable with your XPS, then you can ask around to see if you know anyone with one of those Sata Primary Drive 0 Not Found Anymore ideas......???????
Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? That is when the problem started. Upon reboot we are getting Primary Hard Disk Drive 1 not found. navigate here HelpJust stick in an older version of Window.
No matter what I do, I can't get past this error. one user solved my problem and that was the SATA setting. Javier JAVSYSTEM 184 337 kuvamist 4:43 reparrar diskette drive 0 seek failure dell - Kestus: 13:33. Then try the other.
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I did go ahead, and finish installing XP pro onto the hard drive. You may also... I make my living with this thing and have allot of stuff in the HD some backed up but some not so what I'm asking is what should I do? DCO DCO57, Jan 11, 2006 #9 Adrynalyne Guest My bad, thinking of my powerbook, which requires you crack open the case.
Try this - Kestus: 8:36. I finally found a power source I can use to test it. Adrynalyne, Jan 17, 2006 #16 InfinitePulse Private E-2 I'm gonna bump this thread because I'm having the same problem... Slim Y Jul 18, 2006, 02:03am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List >>Re: "Primary hard disk drive 0 not found" on boot.....
I've seen some of the other forums and CPU problems take forever to resolve when you have to go back and forth waiting for responses. burnout, Jan 13, 2006 #11 Adrynalyne Guest No code will change XP Home to Pro. I don't know what firmware is exctly in relation to a hard disk drive but there you go! mtambleFeb 21, 2010, 5:03 AM I'm having a very strange issue and could REALLY use some help.
Make sure that the first boot device is set to CD drive in the BIOS. Nicholas Curry 43 kuvamist 1:11 Shreck al star music video - Kestus: 3:30.