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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CentOS 5 Hardware :: Scsi Drive Not Recognized? www.centos.org

I just installed centos 5 on a hp dl380 server and it has 2 72.8 scsi gig hard drives. The problem I am having is that only one hard drive is being recognized and it is not being recognized as a scsi. This is what I get from fdisk -l Disk /dev/cciss/c0d0: 72.8 GB, 72833679360 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 8854 cylinders Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System /dev/cciss/c0d0p1 * 1 13 104391 83 Linux /dev/cciss/c0d0p2 14 8854 71015332+ 8e Linux LVM as you can see, the system doesn't even see the second hard drive. How do I get both hard drives to be seen and how do I get them to be recognized as scsi?

HP/Compaq :: Hp Dv9500 Internal Hd forum.notebookreview.com

I'm going to clone and replace my c drive on my hp dv9500. it's a factory 100gb model. looking to not break the bank and stay around $80 max and looking for a 200-320 gb hd drive. I work this computer hard so the drive needs to be able to handle the stress. any recommendations on a hard drive? what about cloning software that works via usb port?

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I have a few quick questions regarding System Images...but first, let me give you a little background. My HP Pavilion dm-4 has a bum hinge, so I'm sending it to HP for them to fix it. They told me that they typically test the computer before sending it back, and thus also perform a complete system recovery (to go back to factory settings). Obviously, they want me to backup my data. So. It's question time: 1) Can I restore a "System Image" to get my computer back to its current state upon receiving my laptop back from HP? (is a system image just a duplicate of the hard drive?) 2) Are all hard drives capable of creating a System Image, or just some? 3a) Are there any Hard drives you guys recommend? 3b) My C: (local disk) capacity is 441GB (303GB Free) and my D: (RECOVERY) is 23.5GB (3.43GB Free). Does that mean I have to buy a Hard drive that is at least 465GB...or could I get one that's just 160-ish GB

Operating System Is Not Found windows7forums.com

My laptop is a HP Pavilion dv6500 (dv6647cl) just crashed randomly during basic internet browsing. I turned it back on and I get the Operating System Not Found error. In the BIOS I do not see the hard drive recognized. I connected the hard drive to a different computer and it is recognized and it appears as though nothing is wrong with the drive. Is it safe to say that internally the SATA controller is dead? Will edit after running diagnostics and sector tests on the drive.

Installed New Hard Drive On HP Pavillion Dv6 / Boot Disk Not Working www.sevenforums.com

New to the Tech forum boards but I am having a problem with my HP Pavillion dv6t. The hard drive went bad so I installed a new Seagate 1TB internal hard drive in the notebook. Starts up fine and then it says that "No bootable device found"---insert disk press any key. The disc is in the cd rom, I went into the BIOS enabled the CD/ROM boot option. I also went into the Boot option menu and tried selecting the internal cd/dvd rom drive option and I went into the actual boot order screen and adjusted the boot order so it read the cd-rom drive first then the hard drive. I also am using the HP Application and Driver recovery DVD. I am not sure if the disc is bad or cd drive is bad. The other thought is that because it is a brand new hard drive there is no information on it for the drivers so maybe the computer is not processing the information.

HP/Compaq :: Restoring Entire Hard Drive FromBackup And Recovery forum.notebookreview.com

Problem: I cannot restore my hard drive to its previous condition using HP Backup and Recovery Manager. I would appreciate any help in this matter Computer: HP 2710p Tablet/convertible. Two weeks ago, I backed up my entire hard drive using the HP Backup and Recovery Manager choosing the "Back up entire hard drive" option. I backed this up to a subdirectory on an external hard drive. I figured that I could easily restore it back should it crash and have everything (operation system, applications, and documents) right where it was and as it was configured. I was running Vista Professional. Yesterday I had some sort of problem that would not allow the computer to boot. Hardware diagnostics indictated that the hard drive was fine. I grabbed the recovery DVDs (these are Windows XP) that came with the computer and successfully was able to get the computer working again. So, now I have a working computer - though it is in XP not Vista. My intent was to restore the hard disk back to where it was two weeks ago. I have unsuccessfully attempted to restore using the HP Backup and Recovery Manager. When I get use the "Start PC Recovery" option, it tells me, "The system does not have a recovery partition. The recovery process requires the recovery disc set or Rescue Disk." "Please insert disk 1 of the recovery disk set or the Rescue Disc." Here's the problem - I don't have these in Vista - only in the XP disks that I used yesterday to recessitate the computer. This is not what I want..........

Maxtor External Hard Drive Not Recognized? www.tomshardware.com

my maxtor onetouch external drive is not being recognized by my computer

HP G71-449wm Audio :: Lines In The Volume Control Move But No Sound h30434.www3.hp.com

I have an hp g71-449wm the hard drive quit i replaced the hard drive fresh instal of windows 7 home premium loaded all the drivers from hp for this computer everything is perfect but no sound tried reinstalling drivers for audio still no sound the lines in the volume control move with the sound but no sound.

MacBook :: Working With Some Of The Files On It And It Shut Down My Computer A Couple Times? forums.macrumors.com

I am having a problem with my external hard drive. I was using it the other day working with some of the files on it and it shut down my computer a couple times. The second time it did this, after the computer shut down, I would turn it on and then it would go right back off until I removed the hard drive and turned it on and it was fine. Now my computer won't recognize the hard drive at all when i plug it in. The light on the hard drive will come on but it will not show up on my computer. The hard drive is a WD 1TB Passport and it still works fine with every other computer I plug it into, PCs and macs both.I have a late 2008 13" Aluminum Macbook

Machine Refuses To Install Windows 7? www.tomshardware.com

When i put a Windows 7 installation Cd in my Hp laptop,the notice i get is Hard drive not found

HP/Compaq :: Presario V5305WM Hard Drive forum.notebookreview.com

The laptop has a 60gb hd right now and I want to install a higher capacity.Compaq/HP chat told me that I can only use a 60gb,but the spec sheet says I can go up to a 120gb 4200rpm IDE.There is even a part number for it,407853-001. Could I not just get an IDE hard drive without having to get their part number hd?

Sony :: Replacement Hard Drive For VGN-B100B www.notebookforums.com

I replaced the 40 GB hard drive that came with my VGN-B100B with a Western Digital 250 GB drive. When I installed Windows XP Professional on it, the partition was only 127 GB. The WD drive is a PATA, which I understand to be synonymous with EIDE, which should work on this computer. Is there a limit to how large a hard drive this computer will recognize?

How To Swap Hard Drives windows7forums.com

I have two laptops that are identical...HP Compaq nw9440. I have a 100gig drive in LAPTOP#1, and a 750gig drive in LAPTOP#2. Both drives are running an identical Windows 7 Enterprise typical install. Can I put the 750gig drive in to LAPTOP#1? Can I create and save an NTBTLOG.txt file from each laptop (I.E. ntbtlog-LP1.txt) and select either one during the boot-up? The reason is LAPTOP#2 is not running very well. It has been dropped and I fear the motherboard may have a crack in it causing random boot problems. Sometimes the laptop doesn't even recognize the hard drive.

Drive Letters Change When Swapping Hard Drives? www.sevenforums.com

I have two 1TB drives, each containing 4 partitions, used for backing up 4 computers. These drives are regularly switched between buildings as part of our backup strategy, always having one off-site. I have assigned drive letters M,N,O,P to respective partitions. When I swap the drives, the drive letters get reset and have to be manually reassigned. assigning the drive letters, including USBDM, but get no results. Computers: HP Compaq 8200 Elite - CMT - 1 x Core i5 2500 / 3.3 GHz - RAM 4 GB - SSD 1 x 160 GB - DVD�RW (�R DL) / DVD-RAM - HD Graphics 2000 - Gigabit Ethernet - Windows 7 Professional 64-bit - Intel vPro Technology Docking Stations: ICY DOCK MB877SK Hard Drives: SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB

Video Drivers Does Not Support In Windows 7 Ultimate In Hp Pc www.tomshardware.com

my video drivers does not support in window 7 ultimate.....my pc is et632ps hp compaq d 290

Need Drivers For Hp Compaq Nc6000 www.tomshardware.com

I need all my drivers i have a hp compaq nc6000 butt it has windows 7 not xp i was wondering whare i could get all my drivers

Compaq 6720s Driver For Windows 7? www.tomshardware.com

I have laptop hp compaq 6720s, recently installed windows 7 my Bluetooth and wireless is not working.

Red X And Non Working System Image? www.sevenforums.com

I am using 2 identical Dell Studio XPS 8000 desktop computers (wit Microsoft USB Natural Keyboards), 1TB hard drives, Windows 7, 64 bit platform) and I had no problem in the past making System Images. I have 2 separate external hard drives (1 is a 1TB Seagate Expansion External Hard Drive, the other is a 160GB hard drive.)It seems the System Image is approximately 149.GB, so will fit.I thought you had to erase the previous system image to put a new one on the same hard drive, but both computers said the drive was disconnected, and put a big red X on the drive location. Turns out I had to reformat the empty drives. I did, and the computers recognize both dries when they are connected, but the red X remains, and attempts to make a new system image fail. I am offered the "start backup" box, I can click on it, and all seems to be going well until the fill bar (green) stops about 1/6th of the way across, it stops there and j ust spins, not filling anymore, and if left long enough, it turns completely red and says the process failed.

HP/Compaq :: Can We Change Processor Of Hp Compaq Presario Which Is Having Amd Processor Right Now forum.notebookreview.com

Can We Change Processor Of Hp Compaq Presario Which Is Having Amd Processor Right Now

Driver Wireless Compaq Hp 6720s? www.tomshardware.com

Driver wireless compaq hp 6720s?

Adi Ac97 Integrated Digital Audio Driver For Microsoft Windows 7 www.tomshardware.com

i would like to download window 7 audio drivers for hp compaq dc7100 sff

Hp Compaq Dc 5100 Chipset Driver Para Windows 7? www.tomshardware.com

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HP Pentium 4 Display Drivers For Windows 7 www.tomshardware.com

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Hp Compaq Evo Sound Drivers For Windows 7? www.tomshardware.com

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Sound Drivers For Hp Compaq D530 Cmt On Windows 7? www.tomshardware.com

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Compaq Nx 6110 Sound Drivers For Windows 7? www.tomshardware.com

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Download HP Compaq Dx6100MT Sound Drivers? www.tomshardware.com

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Sound Drivers For Hp Compaq D530 Cmt On Windows 7? www.tomshardware.com

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Want HP COMPAQ D530 CMT Sound Driver? www.tomshardware.com

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Sound Driver For Hp Compaq Nc6400 Windows 7 www.tomshardware.com

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Sound Driver For Windows 7 For Hp Compaq Dx6120m? www.tomshardware.com

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Hp Compaq Dc7100 Sff Vga Drivers? www.tomshardware.com

Hp Compaq dc7100 sff vga drivers?

HP Compaq Nx6110 OS/Software :: How Can Reset BIOS Setup h30434.www3.hp.com

How can reset BIOS setup  hp Compaq nx 6110 

HP Compaq Presario F 700I Lockups :: System Lockout Administrator Password Forgotten h30434.www3.hp.com

I have an HP Compaq Presario F 700I forgot administrator pass word.System disabled code: 07497

Graphics Card Software For Windows 7 Free Download? www.tomshardware.com

i just need graphics for my pc hp compaq 7100 for displaying and games