Thank you Microsoft. Press CTRL+ALT+DEL to restart. I am trying a tool called "getdataback" right now to see what it can recover. Medioimages/Photodisc/Photodisc/Getty Images Related Articles [Hard Drive] | My Computer Is Shutting Down and Says the Hard Drive Is Not Found [Hard Drive] | What to Do If a PC Doesn't Recognize http://maccomputersupply.com/hard-drive/external-hard-drive-not-detected.html
HDD WDC WD2500BEVS Helpful -1 Report apoorvasheth 2Posts Monday November 3, 2008Registration date November 4, 2008 Last seen Nov 4, 2008 09:32AM Well, after going through all the post mentioned above, Boot up. Report SJcote1983- Nov 7, 2008 03:19PM well as much as you would like to sound correct you douche... If possible, check the Hard Drive by connecting it to another computer. http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/54495-cant-read-dell-sata-drive.html
Run the manufacturer's diagnostic utility, downloaded from their website (it will typically find no error)5. When something dies..i.e. But cannot remove all the data files to the other health HDD. Though now, after some googling, I know it is because the error message is always the same, regardless of mobo.Heat is not a problem.
Not sure if Vista or Windows 7 have this problem? Photo Credits Medioimages/Photodisc/Photodisc/Getty Images Suggest an Article Correction Related Searches More Articles [SATA IDE Combo Kit] | How to Save a Dead Drive With a USB to SATA IDE Combo Kit However, windows wants to format the drive, says there is no active partition. Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Disk Management schmappelFeb 23, 2011, 5:27 PM Another "me too".
Choaking myself in the process! Hardware & Devices dvd drive wont read specific disk, will read on other vista computerhey, my computer generally reads disks, music cd's, dvd's, and games (new like sims 3, and old Disable Stata Native Mode! :) nice tips and trick thanks, bob Report Atul- Jun 28, 2014 01:48AM Disable SATA Native Mode, worked Report chopusaline- Aug 28, 2014 01:24PM genius Report SG_appreciative- this content We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.
I reseated the drive and found some new screws. A Disk Read Error Occurred Installation & Setup Our Sites Site Links About Us Find Us Vista Forums Eight Forums Ten Forums Help Me Bake Network Status Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies Windows 7 Forums Plz tell.wat ti do. Helpful +9 Report Zohaib R 2403Posts Sunday September 23, 2012Registration date June 16, 2016 Last seen Mar 7, 2013 at 12:13 PM Hi firewolf123, From your post it seems Hard Drive
It never had an option to go to custom install where you can do this, Sorry it did but wouldn't let me in? http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/19244870 Changed Bios setting to disable for SATA support and it started on my dv8000. Hard Drive Not Detected In Bios Do be very careful to only get it on the lens and it would probably be best to power off the computer and pull out the battery. No Hard Drive Detected Dell This time CTM couldn't even finalize the installation (usually, it first starts the installation on Windows and the next time the computer is booted, it continues the process before the OS
Report [email protected] Oct 22, 2013 at 01:45 AM thanks you very much Boss Report sp- Nov 25, 2013 at 03:08 AM thanks...good article... Check This Out To put it one way, your motherboard and drive are no longer on speaking terms. But sometimes it does.[Solved/Closed] Ask a question firewolf123 6Posts Wednesday March 6, 2013Registration date August 24, 2013 Last seen - Last answered on Mar 25, 2015 at 09:59 AM by prabha If the Hard Drive is detected, the problem is with the SATA cable and has to be replaced. Internal Hard Disk Not Detected
If you can see the lens when the drive is open, try gently rubbing the lens with an alcohol soaked q-tip to clean it, leaving the drive open for a few There was lots of dust inside so i cleared that all out. If that is true, then based on my findings the error can be caused by or in connection with Windows. Source I have experimented with some hard drive restore / recovery programs, most are expensive so unless the data is really valuable ...
Any thoughts? Internal Hard Disk Drive Not Found Helpful +7 Report Zohaib R 2403Posts Sunday September 23, 2012Registration date June 16, 2016 Last seen Mar 7, 2013 at 01:04 PM Hi firewolf123, Please keep us updated with the status In simplist terms, the data is shared half to one drive and half to the other, supposedly increasing data access speed.
If you have more than one, figure out which one is the disk giving you trouble. Browse other questions tagged laptop dvd optical-drive or ask your own question. If it does, the motherboard's northbridge or southbridge could be broken. No Boot Device Available Changing the BIOS drive settings from auto to user-specified, ensuring that LBA is selected may fix it.9.
Problem solved. Helpful +1 Report Gibbo Oct 24, 2009 07:59PM I too would like t thank Bob for his advice, I disabled Sata in the bios and XP installed first run. All are XP PRO, WESTERN DIGITAL 40 gig hdd as singles(master). EveryDayFailsJul 15, 2010, 1:31 PM Problem Solved!!Error Message: A Disk Read Error Has Occurred .....
Ouch! The error might be fixable by running a repair or refresh installation. Flashing or resetting the BIOS may also fix the problem. But yeah, really odd...
Replacing the data cable may fix it, but usually not.7. I will await your response after the computer is back from repair. iseeuu View Public Profile Find More Posts by iseeuu 12 Jan 2010 #6 Jonathan_King Windows 7 Professional x64 14,002 posts Rednecksville I use the free recovery program Diskdigger. Nobody seems to know why.