HP/Compaq :: Computer Not Recognizing Hard Drive


i recently had a post here about my laptop being thrown up on, and looking for a new system board. Well I was able to buy the whole laptop base, with system board and power button so all i had to do was install the screen cd drive, hard drive, and wireless. I did all of this and put it back together, but when i try to start the computer it gives me a no hard drive installed error. What can I do? I ran the memory test and its 100% working, and in the start up test or whatever, the only thing with a problem is the hard drive not showing up.

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I am hoping to upgrade the above notebook to 802.11N but I am having trouble finding information on what internal cards will work for it. It is an AMD Athlon X2 sytem wiyh an Nvidia nforce chipset running Windows Vista Home Premium 64bit. The card it uses currently ( an 802.11B/G) is an Atheros 5007 based card (part #459339-003). HP/Compaq does make a Atheros 5009 based 802.11N card (part# 482260-001) but it is in short supply and those place that do have it are prices as well as no way to verify it would work with this model as HP customer care would not give a part number via e-mail and directed me to their 800 number to place an order(). I also have heard some issues with the 5009 based cards . I have been looking at an Intel 4965AGN and a Broadcom BCM94322MC but no way to verify it would work with my computer. One seller on E-bal says the Intel unit will not work with HP/Compaq computers but in google searches I have found some HP use this Intel card/chipset in their WLAN card

HP/Compaq :: HP Battery Recall www.notebookforums.com

If you own one of the following laptops: Pavilion: dv2000, dv2500, dv2700, dv6000, dv6500, dv6700 dv9000, dv9500, dv9700 Compaq Presario: A900, C700, F700, V3000, V3500, V3700, V6000, V6500, V6700 HP: G6000, G7000 HP Compaq: 6720s Go to the following website: [url] or [url] Theere isw a specific range of battery serial numbers that are being recalled by HP. If you have a bettery that matches the reported serial number range you should contact HP immediately for a replacement battery.

Can't Backup To External Hard Drive www.bleepingcomputer.com

I'm trying to backup my data on my laptop to an external hard drive. Windows isn't recognizing it for some reason. The laptop is an HP running windows 7 and the hard drive is an Eagle Cansus. Using the windows commands in the control panel don't seem to help.

Hard Drive Noise www.sevenforums.com

I've had an issue with hard drive noise before but after I installed windows seven it's seem to get worse is there anyway I can make the hard drive less loud because it's driving me crazy.. It's a compaq presario CQ60 the hard drive is a samsung this laptop is new but it seems to get worse I returned this laptop before and got another same one with the same issue..

HP/Compaq :: Is A Hard Drive The Same As A Processor In A Laptop forum.notebookreview.com

my computer was fixed and he replaced the hard drive...on my hp computer...but now im noticing that is no longer centrino,bbut dual core....let me know if he sneaked and took it...or if when u fix a hard drive,the processor is replaced as well...

HP/Compaq :: Dv4i, Any Reviews forum.notebookreview.com

HP Pavilion dv4i customizable Notebook PC VN673AV Espresso Black Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-330M Dual Core processor (2.13GHz, 3MB L2 Cache) FREE Upgrade to 4GB DDR3 System Memory (2 Dimm) FREE Upgrade to 320GB 7200RPM SATA Hard Drive with HP ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection 50% OFF! 512MB ATI Mobility Radeon(TM) HD 4550 Graphics 14.1" diagonal WXGA High-Definition HP BrightView Widescreen Display (1280 x 800) SuperMulti 8X DVD+/-R/RW with Double Layer Support Webcam Only Wireless-N Card No TV Tuner w/remote control HP Color Matching Keyboard 6 Cell Lithium Ion Battery.............

HP/Compaq :: Upgrading Harddrive On Elitebook 2530p forum.notebookreview.com

I am going to upgrade my dear HP elitebook 2530P with an additional harddrive insted of my optical drive, So I where browsing the Maintenance and Service Guide [url] . On page 68 - It says : ----- Secondary hard drive cage assembly, includes additional USB port (required for installation of secondary hard drive 492574-001 ----- Secondary hard drive connector board (required for installation of secondary hard drive) 495027-001 ----- Secondary hard drive system connector board (required for installation of secondary hard drive) 495028-001 ----- I am going to install a normal 2,5" disk, so which of them do I need ?

OS X :: Imac G3 Won't Recognize My New Hard Drive / Format It To Get Work? forums.macrumors.com

I just bought a new 160GB hard drive for my imac G3. I know that you have to format it to get the computer to recognize it but i don't know how you do this and when I try to insert my Mac OS X install disk it just comes up with installer and when I try to quit installer it only lets you restart. So my question is, how do you format a new hard drive (160GB) on an iMac g3 to get it to recognize it?

Wiping Hard Drive Clean To Install Windows 7 www.sevenforums.com

I bought an HP desktop about 2 years ago with vista 64 bit on it and it has been crappy ever since. I've had problems with programs not being recognized, things not installing at all when they should, and it freezing up for no good reason. Anyway, I went out and bought Windows 7 ultimate the full version. I saved the few files I have on a jump drive and I want to completely wipe out the hard drive and install windows 7 and start from scratch.

HP/Compaq :: Able To Run Windows 7 forum.notebookreview.com

i have bought my little brother studying 4th ,a laptop hp compaq v3000z, i doubt wether it runs win7,i havnt even tested win vista on it.... the specs are # AMD Turion 64 X2 Mobile TL-52 (1.60GHz/512KB) # 14.1" WXGA BrightView Widescreen (1280 x 800) # NVIDIA GeForce Go 6150 # 512MB DDR2 SDRAM (2x256MB)* # 80 GB 5400 RPM Serial ATA Hard Drive # Super Multi 8X DVD+/-R/RW w/Double Layer Support # 802.11b/g WLAN # 6 Cell Lithium Ion Battery # Dimensions: 13.15" (L) x 9.33" (W) x 1" (min H)/1.54" (max H) # Weight (6 cell): 5.5lb

Iomega EGo 500GB External Hard Drive Isn't Recognized www.tomshardware.com

Iomega eGo 500GB External Hard Drive isn't recognized

7 Not Recognizing Hard Drive www.sevenforums.com

Windows 7 doesn't seem to recognize my hard drive during installation. The hard drive, along with the computer, are brand new. In my bios it says: IDE Channel 1 Slave [WDC WD5000AAKS-00V1A] The hard drive is a 500GB Western Digital Caviar Blue and the motherboard is a Gigabyte MA785GT-UD3H.

HP Pavilion Dv5-2077cl OS/Software :: How To Install New Hard Drive And Create Recovery Disks Before... h30434.www3.hp.com

HP Pavilion Dv5-2077cl Entertainment NotebookProduct #: WQ799UA#ABAWindows 7 64-bit I have been getting a random blue screen popping up every once and a while, that will "dump my physical memory" or something and then reboot itself after like 30 seconds. my hard drive was the reason for these constant errors. So I backed everything up, in preparation of a real crash. I am in the process of ordering a new hard drive from Newegg.com, and I would like to know if it is hard to replace a hard drive in a notebook, or if I should have Geek Squad do it for $50. Also, I dont think I have the Operating system disc that came with my computer, so how do I order that from HP and how much is it?And last but not least, Is there a post or video with instructions on how to install a hard drive and the operating system?

HP Pavilion Dv6-2140EI OS/Software :: Hard Drive Failure - No Recovery Partition h30434.www3.hp.com

I have a Pavilion DV6-2140EI notebook with a failed hard drive. I purchased a new hard drive but to my surprise, all recovery disks or system image files are useless without the recovery partition on the drive. It appears that HP and Microsoft teamed up to not support hard drive failure. As you no longer get the original operating system on disk anymore, it looks like one is forced to purchase Windows again after hard drive failure.

PowerPC :: Wont Recognize USB External Hard Drive forums.macrumors.com

My Powerbook G4 (OSX10.3.9) will not recognize a Toshiba USB 2.0 external hard drive.

My Laptop Won't Detect My External Drive www.sevenforums.com

I have my external drive, I am connecting to my computer but its not detecting.I have HP probook 6455b, window 7 laptop.

HP Pavilion G6-1d21dx OS/Software :: Does OEM Key Still Work On Computer With Hard Drive Switched? h30434.www3.hp.com

I have an HP Pavilion g6-1d21dx Notebook PC that was originally installed with Windows 7 Home Premium. However, the hard drive started acting funny, so an SSD was put in its place and Windows 8 was installed on it. However, now I want to go back to Windows 7 Home Premium. However, I heard that since the hardware configuration of the computer was changed (via the hard drive), the OEM key (which I still have), wouldn't take. Will it work or will it not?

Show The Hidden Local Hard Drives In My Computer www.tomshardware.com

i can't see the hard drives in my computer, how to Show the hidden local Hard drives in My computer.

Mac Pro :: MP 2008 Won't Recognize 2 Extra SATA Ports? forums.macrumors.com

This is a really weird question, but here'goes: I just got my internal blu-ray burner. I hooked it up, removing the fans and all that jazz to get the SATA cable plugged in. Turned on the computer, and the drive was not recognized. I know it has power, since I can operate it manually (but no disks inserted are recognized in System Profiler nor Toast). Oh, and in the System Profiler under Serial-ATA it does list 6 ports (though 2 with hard drives, 1 and 4-6 are empty). I fiddled around, made sure cables were plugged in, still nothing. Then I tried to just plug in one of my extra internal hard drives through the connectors I was using for the 2nd optical drive (power and SATA cable). It won't recognize the hard drive (doesn't seem to even know it's there).

Computer Restored To Factory Settings Yet CD Drive On The Computer? windows7forums.com

I'm fixing my sisters computer, It froze on her, when she tried to start it up again it went into some sort of system repair mode and after about 20hrs of this (no joke) it gave me the option to restore the computer to factory settings, it also gave me the option to install some sort of backup on the hard drive, however i tried this and it said there was no room on the hard drive (if i didn't know any better I'd say the problem was with the hard drive) i went ahead with the system recovery as it seemed to be the only way to fix the computer (i know i sound like an oaf) now the computer is showing me a screen which states that i need to insert my windows installation disc, however the laptop has no disc drive! Additional information HP Pavilion dm1-4004sa AMD Dual-Core E-450 processor 4GB memory 320GB Hard Drive

Power Mac G5 :: Macally Enclosure And Spare Internal Drive - Can't Recognized By Computer discussions.apple.com

I have a Macally PHR-S100SUA enclousure that does not recognise,my WD 1001fals hard drive. It has worked just fine with other internal drives, but not this one? This is a spare internal drive that I am trying to make an external drive to store back ups for a lot of data. But so far I can not get it recognized by the computer. Maybe I need different drivers? Information: Power Mac G5 Mac OS X (10.4.11) Also have a Mac BookPro laptop

Hardware :: Airport Express With External Hard Drive / USB Detection? forums.macrumors.com

Can I plug an external hard drive or thumb drive into the airport express USB port and have my MacBook recognize and use it?

New Harddrive Not Recognized www.sevenforums.com

I bought a new WD scorpio blue for my hp laptop. backed up all the data on my old hard drive, removed it, and put the new hard drive in. windows is not seeing it, and i'm not sure the bios is either. please help! i'd like to use the new harddrive (bigger capacity) instead of the old, but i don't understand how to have the system know the harddrive is there. the laptop is an hp compaq 8510w. i had Windows 7 running it on for about 4 months. the new harddrive is the western digital blue scorpio 500gb.

Unable To Store Files/most Up-to-date Version Is Stored In The Cloud? discussions.apple.com

If you use a cloud service such as Zumo Drive, iDisk, or any others, do you keep the original file saved to your computer hard drive or a external hard drive?I have a bunch of files that I've uploaded to iDisk via the Documents to Go app. I've figured that since the most up-to-date version is stored in the cloud, what is the use in keeping the original since it will always be outdated anyway?What are your thoughts? I'd like to see if maybe I'm missing something before I start deleting files Information: HP Windows Vista

ATI FireGL V5200 Driver For Windows 7? www.tomshardware.com

I have a HP Compaq NW8440 laptop with ATI FireGL V5200 video card, my problem is that when I try to install Windows 7 it doesn�t recognize my video card, I looked for it in ww.hp.com, but there are no drivers for Windows 7, I had nothing in amd.com either.So...does anybody knows how to fix this problem or where can i get the ATI FireGl V5200 driver for Windows

Installation :: Installing .net On Windows 7? forums.asp.net

if i install Visual Studio 2005 and MS Sql server 2005 on machine with "windows 7" OS ? my Laptop is "HP - COMPAQ CQ40-144TU"

HP/Compaq :: Doesbuisness Notebooks Come With A Lot Of Bloatware forum.notebookreview.com

Thinking about getting the HP Compaq 2230s but curious about in general bloatware on buisness notebooks compared to Home & Home Office notebooks.

OpenSUSE Wireless :: Can't Connect To Network And Can't Scan forums.opensuse.org

i have HP Compaq 6710b with Wlan Broadcom 4321AG i can't connect to network and i can't scan

Dell Inspiron 1750 :: Will Not Recognize Hard Drive - No Diagnostic Utility Partition Identified en.community.dell.com

I have an Inspiron 1750 that will not recognize the hard drive. I have done the on-board diagnostics and the preboot assessment says that no diagnostic utility partition identified.  I am hoping that I just need to replace the hard drive, but I did not make a restore disc before it crashed. Which of the drivers I need to restore the computer to it's factory settings.