hard drive not detected by my note book

October 6, 2012 at 10:51:22
Specs: Windows XP

since this is the primary drive note cannot boot. neither the new OS can be installed unless the drive is detected.

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#1
October 6, 2012 at 12:14:59
What's the background to this - did it just suddenly start happening or is it because you are trying to load a new OS?

Could be a defective hard drive but we need more info.

Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks


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#2
October 7, 2012 at 08:53:51
It was properly shut down and kept at night. next day it didn't start.after some retries it reported disk read error. In diagnostics memory was found correct . primary HDD went through till 47% where it got stuck.

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#3
October 7, 2012 at 13:42:18
Looks like your HD is shot.

Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks


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