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It takes less than a minute and is completely free! I am going to try and install Windows on this drive, but I fear it may be gubbed :( Report NickNYC 15Posts Saturday February 14, 2009Registration date February 17, 2009 Last I hope I helped a little.Michael Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Maxtors by simmo8403 / April 24, 2005 10:37 PM PDT In reply to: Primary drive 0 not To undo this Guided Help, run Guided Help again. Check This Out

Posts 13,484 Is the [CDROM] drive jumpered as Master or Slave? Try re-inserting and re-reating the module or try a second module from another laptop if you have one at hand. Too much info is OK, too little is pointless! Go into Bios - Press F2 for setup.Serial ATA will probably say say Yes - Press the Space Bar and turn it Off. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/55660-2-primary-drive-found

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Lay it down so the front of the computer is to your right that the top of the computer is at the top. If you follow the instructions from Dell that I posted earlier, you should be able to remove the drive without to much trouble. I understand about master/slave in normal PC but cannot understand "SECONDARY" on this laptop. keep sharing...

  1. defective drive Try the drive in 1.
  2. You can go here: BIOS Setup for instructions on how to work in BIOS.
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  4. I will try your other suggestion using Windows 98 but although this may get the laptop up and running it does not solve the problem I feel.
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The CPI only has onebay to use either a floppy or cdrom. Of course it could be a bad DVD/CD as well. A CCM membership gives you access to additional options. Primary Drive Not Found Press F1 To Continue I have looked in my computer as per your instructions.

This item cannot be altererd, it is information only it seems. Primary Drive 1 Not Found Reply With Quote 11-11-2008,06:44 AM #5 biggtn View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Geek Adept Join Date Oct 2005 Posts 68 The cdrom drive has an internal Don't just say "My computer doesn't work. check here It sounds most likely to be a hardware problem and a swap will hopefully make the diagnosis.

You need to go inside there and look for something called the Secondary Drive and look for Drive 0 and disable it. Drive 1 Not Found Serial Ata Sata-1 Alert Failed To Detect The BIOS handles the basic setup and boot process for your computer and prepares it to load the operating system. Select Storage from the left hand side by clicking it once, then select Disk Management(local) from the right side by double-clicking it. Report NatureBased- Jun 11, 2010 at 02:38 PM Thank you!

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Logged patio ModeratorSage Maud' DibThanked: 1597 Experience: Beginner OS: Windows 7 Re: Secondary hard disk drive 0 not found (!?) « Reply #5 on: October 30, 2005, 09:09:40 AM » You This is what I see. Primary Drive 0 Not Found Dell Skip to main content. Drive 1 Not Found Serial Ata Sata-1 Dell Windows Repair Install A bad Windows installation or boot-sector virus could cause the error and prevent Windows from loading.

But have not seen a reply. http://macland.net/not-found/primary-disk-drive-1-not-found.php Report [email protected] Jun 9, 2010 at 10:56 AM Thanks so much man! How elese can I find it? Regardless, try this suggestion as it only resets the default parameters and won't do any harm.MS has a solution for the problem of optical drives not being seen in My computer Primary Drive 0 Not Found Dell Dimension 2400

but I dont wanna format it.. Report hisnez- Jan 10, 2010 at 12:07 AM thank you very much.i almost took the hardrive back to the store. Other settings displayed also in green include Cache, memory, CPU, Video controller, Audio Controller, Primary Hard drive, Disk Drive A & B, Modular Bay. http://macland.net/not-found/primary-drive-1-not-found.php Any ideas?

Secondly to Sylvander....The drive has a four pin configuration for Master/Slave but when this drive is connected to the caddy these four pins are covered by the connector which does not Clearing Nvram Dell Finder The Doctors Live Healthy Health Videos Better Sleep Style Luxury Auto Beauty Dining Fashion Home & Design Home Elegance Lust List Travel Window Shopping Food & Cooking Alison Cook Restaurant Helpful +6 Report G-Mann Jan 7, 2009 at 03:04 PM Thanks XP...

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explain before i explode with confusion!eeeh! All rights reserved. But the new SATA is not detecting, even in the BIOS. Sata Primary Drive 0 Not Found This can be fixed by adjusting the BIOS setup or resetting the BIOS. "Drive not found, press F1 to continue" is a BIOS error message.

Report Ryan- Apr 27, 2010 at 06:23 PM its not format.. Does the drive show up in device manager (start, my computer right click properties, hardware tab, device manager)? Report Computer guy- Oct 7, 2012 at 02:37 AM Thank you so much! http://macland.net/not-found/primary-hard-drive-not-found.php Thank you Linda McC 0 #4 greyknight17 Posted 17 July 2006 - 08:35 AM greyknight17 Malware Expert Visiting Consultant 16,560 posts Hi Linda, I just need you to check something inside

Logged Please post as much information about your computer, operating system, and problem as possible, what happened prior to problems, etc. And that drive connection slot always uses the SECONDARY IDE Controller... another SATA port 2. Some stuff about Boot CDs & Data Recovery Basics & Back-up using Knoppix.

Ok, here I go... 12-23-2011, 02:05 PM #11 [email protected] TSF Enthusiast Join Date: Nov 2004 Location: Pacific Northwest Posts: 1,679 OS: Win7 Home Premium My System Givin, Partition Basic FAT Healthy (EISA Configuration) 39MB 32MB 82% NO 0% Partition Basic FAT32 Healthy (Unknown Partition) 3.49GB 1.58GB 45% NO 0% Partition Basic NTFS Healthy (System) 70.96GB 2.23GB 3% NO I am in the same boat & can see the slave in disk manager as local disk but only option is to format it in actions etc I dont want to Some stuff about Boot CDs & Data Recovery Basics & Back-up using Knoppix.

Can you please tell me, do you think it's safe to use my computer while you are helping me? A restart would go cleanly so it appeared sporadic. Helpful +6 Report Loxy Apr 14, 2009 at 02:18 PM Thanks for the advice. Floppy Drive, 212, 2.0 DIGITAL VIDEO DISK DRIVE..., DVD+RW..., 4.7, TEAC..., 8X, DVD+R Dimm, 256, 333M, 32X64, 8K, 184 Processor, 80532, 2.66GHz, 512 533, SOCKET Thanks for any help you can

If the reinstallation process doesn't work, the drive may be infected with a boot-sector virus and require a low-level format to fix. So, I've since replaced it with an 8GB WDC I had in a mini tower. If the cables are bad, swap out the SATA cable and use a different power cable from the power supply. I run CounterSpy paid version and AVG free edition nightly.

It just looked like it did or could before you bought it. I am running Windows XP Home Edition, Version 2002, Service Pack 2I have run Hijack This and and received a reply from Crustyoldbloke which is posted at this link.He also told ths little error message appears:/!\ was not foundthere is a space where I assume D:\ should beYYYEEEEEARRRRRRRRG!*kicks computer* Logged GX1_Man ModeratorMastermind Because beige is beautiful !!!Thanked: 24 Re: Secondary I have not added anything, I received this computer because a friend was buying another one, because it was doing this, so she gave it to me.

I had a 10GB Maxtor hard drive that started screeching and making clicking sounds.