HP pavilion 500 076ea: no hard drive detected or has no

Put in a new power supply in a pc
Comes up with no detected boot drive or does not, how can I solve this problem?

What I have to go out and buy a new operating system e.g. Windows 8 to solve this problem or is the problem worse than that

If I missed any information you need help I can provide

Thank you


Hi @Fraser11,

Welcome to the Forums of HP's Support.   I believe that since the departure of the power supply in your Pavilion 500-076ea that your hard drive is no longer detected.   I am convinced that I will be able to help you find a solution, and I ask only that pay you it forward. When solve us the problem, I would mark you kindly post as accept as Solution so that others have the same or similar problem can find what worked for you.

Please use the document of replacement of the power supply HP and Compaq Desktop PCs as a checklist to make sure that nothing was missed when you have replaced the power supply.  From my experience, most of the time when this error occurs after the replacement of the power supply there is a cable that is not properly plugged.

Please let me know the results.

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