info no visible hard drive in the bios menu
on my Compaq CQ58-200ei hard drive is not displayed... This means that there is a problem with the drive? This has happened when she showed a black screen.
Try reinstalling the HARD disk and load unit to the bios and check if device detects the drive, otherwise it could be a problem with the HARD drive.
I go out the HARD drive, when I stick to the rear; the BIOS didn't detect the HARD drive.
How can I configure the HARD drive in the BIOS? The discs i/o isn't editable t option.
I need urgent help...
Try to access the BIOS and set the defaults. Don t forget to save the changes. ;)
A friend of mine had a similar problem and the BIOS default settings has been the key.
So check it out
I want to change my hard drive, but the category in the BIOS is not editable.
I can not change the type of hard drive in the BIOS on my desktop PC.
And you want to change in the BIOS now?
I put t know which option you mean exactly
The drive in the BIOS, you can change t. That's why you should buy a new
I fix this hp mini 110 1025dx for a friend model...
I can't find the hard drive in the bios... after removing the HD (seagate 160 GB), I could not mount the drive, with windows or Linux... Re-installed the HD and the bios still cannot find HD help... Please...
Thanks, in advance
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Mylène for the long post - but think if give good info, I poss of correct answer:
After the crash of QOSMIO G20... managed to reinstall of XP Recovery DVD-ROM. Immed after, looked at the config with Win Explorer and two hard drives all present and correct. even copied a picture of my images on the D: drive, just to make sure that all aok.
Then downloaded SP3 and tried to install - it reported failure and then shut down the PC. After attempts to get again - until finally resorted to reuse the Recovery DVD-ROM.
Come back XP again - but now, while the BIOS sees two hard drives (reports size, Fab details, etc.), as far as Windows is concerned, it does not exist.
Tried to initialize in disk management - no sign there.
He was then released, put it in a shopping cart, connected to the office and initialized and formatted - then returned to mobile... zilch!
Your kind suggestions and recommendations could save just the remaining strands terrified of hair of a violent end...
A lot of TIA
Normally, if the BIOS recognizes the HARD drive, but not Windows, this means that the HARD disk is not formatted, but it must be visible under the Windows disk management.
You see it now?
If not it is not easy to say what the reason are you should try load default settings in the BIOS and save it. Then start Windows and check if HDD is visible there too.
In the worst case, it s that a malfunction of the HARD disk controller, but what you can test if swap you the two drives and put them in another location.
My M200 HARD drive doesn't have to (if Windows does not start) and I am replaced with a new HARD drive.
I do not have the recovery discs so I will try to install windows from CD,.
When installing it it does not find new HARD drive.
When I go into the BIOS, I see the HARD drive, but it has a password disk HARD message is frozen.
Has anyone encountered this before?
I have to do something after I installed the new HARD drive?
It seems that the HARD drive password has been set on this HARD drive.
Generally, you cannot remove this password HARD drive if it s not known to you.
So, if you n t know this password HARD drive, then you will not be able to use this HARD drive ;(
Someone please help me with this!
I bought this laptop from a friend (have receipt) who sell it to me because the screen was cracked and spidered all out when you the activated. And everywhere he went to ask to get the screen fixed it is very expensive ($250 - $350) and he said that it would be just a newer laptop. So he sold me this which is a model Probook of HP4420s XT940UT #ABA. About a week after I bought this Probook friend who sold it to died me suddenly. It was sudden and terrible. Some time later, I had the time of the purchase of the LCD for this model, replace it myself (was very easy actually) and booted up the laptop with a new installation of Windows 7 Professional 64-bit Edition. After installing all my software and using the laptop for a while now, I wanted to get into the Bios that I've never done. So when I started the laptop, click ESC, then F10 to enter the BIOS, there were two places to enter a password is different then all Dell I've ever owned. One was mine I guees I put in place using HP protect tools and the other says BIOS/administrator. Well I can do most of the changes with the one I put in place with my password but my password does not work, nor can I get in some very significant changes that I wanted to do using Bios/administrator, as kindling the LoJack, namely the blocking of the hard drive etc. , turning on turbo boost, fan, etc. Well, since the person I bought is no longer with us, there is no one to turn to the answer to this question of administrator/BIOS password / problem. I tried to take battery Rtype and restore that way, didn't work. Several times, I called HP and they sent me to a BIOS page to download the same BIOS, I have already, would not let me install it. When I bring up the command prompt and do not put anything in BiosConfigureUtility.exe happens, said just a wrong command. When I try to enter the BIOS through the C: file in the files of the SSM, I reach the BiosConfigUtility.exe file, click on it to open it and it just flashes a way small order page to fast to read what it says. I would like to have complete control over my laptop thinking I have a lot of time and money invested in it now. The problem would have something to do with installing the 64 bit version of Windows 7 instead of the 32 bits guess what it initially provided with? Where can I find the UUID and what tech Department I would ask because if I have to call HP again and what other information should I have ready for them if you know? I have all the manuals and they say that this laptop is compatible with Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit Pro is what I installed. I'm mixed responses from many different people on this and would like an answer from HP someone who has experience in dealing with the BIOS in the Probooks business models if possible please. I really like this Probook and have since become a big fan of most HP, Dell and Lenovo. I intend to buy two probooks, one for my wife and one for my daughter because this one is like a MacBook, but better. Thank you for reading this and I hope someone can help with more than one answer then GET AHOLD OF HP TECHNICAL TEAM. As I said, I did it.
Model: HP Probook 4420 s
Type: XT940UT #ABA
Operating system: Windows 7 Ultimate
BIOS version: 68AHHH Ver.F.20
SM BIOS Version: 2.6
Hardware Extraction layer: Version 6.1.7601.17514
Sorry to hear about your friend and your problem. The BIOS password cannot be reset without the help of HP. They will need some information from your PC and increase your case. I recommend you give them a call.
So I have this old - ish Dell Vostro 430, intel cpu, windows 7 hard disk sata 250 GB, 4 GB of ram.
Update BIOS to the latest version 2.4.0
In certain exceptional circumstances, this PC sometimes crashes in windows, it is restarted, and then when he comes back it does not find the hard drive as a gift. He is not seen in the bios and does not start.
To fix, I have to unplug the power cable, wait a few seconds, plug in, reboot the computer and it starts normally, load windows and everything.
So far, I have tried to paginate on another hard disk, reinstall the Windows operating system from scratch, and same thing happens from time to time.
It is difficult to find the cause of the problem, because this happens very rarely.
Sometimes, when the pc is turned on for the first time in the morning, the hard drive is not found by the bios and we reappear at the same trick (disconnect the power cable) to take him back.
When it crashes when using inside Windows, it seems that the reason is the computer can't find the hard drive.
Such computer is out of warranty.
It would be nice to just throw this computer because it is still fine for the work it has to do, + I have Windows and Office OEM license on it, as well as many other software that I have to reinstall etc.etc.
No idea what I could troubleshoot?
Maybe change the motherboard? How can I buy a new motherboard for an out of warranty Dell?
While possibly keeping all the OEM licenses (Windows 7 and Office 2007).Desu.. .once in a while...
That will make hard to resolve this situation.
- Have you tried to replace the battery in the motherboard, if nothing else than to exclude it? CR2032, 3-volt lithium-ion, ~ $2 at discount stores. Do not forget to open the BIOS Setup and copy down all current settings first because remove battery BIOS resets the default values, which is maybe not correct for your specific system.
- Have you tried another SATA data cable, or reinstall the existing at both ends?
- Have you reinstall RAM and PCI card in their slots?
- Have you used canned air to blow out the dust?
- Maybe a power supply problem... ? If insufficient voltage, he could not start the HARD drive quite fast at startup, or quick enough after your option settings to be able to turn the HARD drive off when it is not accessed, what may cause this error message 'not found '.
- If you use a power strip or surge protector, have you deleted and the PC connected directly to a wall jack?
If it is a motherboard defective and you replace it with another jury of Vostro 430, you shouldn't have any problems with Windows or Office licenses. Assuming you are using Windows Dell reinstall for exact same version of Windows drive that was installed at the factory, it should not even ask the product key, if you must reinstall Windows on the HARD drive. But even if she asks, there should be a sticker somewhere on the PC with your unique product key so you can enter if the installer made the request.
and make sure you have the Office product key too...
I recently bought an Alienware m18X R2, and I wanted to install windows 8 (new installation) on this subject. I go through the ordinary procedure and boot from disk or during the time to choose the main drive for the installation. None of the drives are visible (error. no driver drive drive-impossible to find discs), this is the same error that occurred when I resorted to a regular update. Kindly advice. I have 2 drive HARD 500 GB in RAID 0, and a 64 GB SSD to set caching.
What you need is the driver of TSRI Intel (see below).
Yesterday, I bought DT01ACA300 of HARD drive and it does not detect.
I've tried it on two motherboards (different ports and different controllers: AMD, Intel chipset JMicron chipset) with different powers and signal cables (which do not work with my player Samsung HDD and DVD SATA Lite-on), but it won't do no good...
It seems that the only thing that might have caused it may be the power supply, but I can't check it out because I don't have a spare. I tried to disable most of the unnecessary controllers on MB to lower energy consumption, but it did not help.
From what I've read on the Internet, it seems that it is not I can do by myself and it is very likely defective drive, but I still have some hope that I can make it work...
It would be a big problem to return to calm: I'll have to send in another city in the authorized service center so that they would check it, and then only, I can get a replacement (if noone will fly it by then, which can happen...).
Which machine do you have?
After you replace CD/DVD player with HARD drive in the Bay of correspondence, I had a problem with the BIOS. After starting, I received a message 'there is not a boot manager' and CTRL + ALT + DELETE. So is that posible F9 and start to use Option manually hard. Please tell me what I should do to fix this problem.
Thanks for your advice. I remember what I had to do in the BIOS. I had to choose the Boot Option and excludes "Boot from Bay upgrade". That's all. Of course subsequently followed "save all".
Please, I need pc
Original title: windows 7 and bios does not see the hard drive. but when I connect the hard drive to the USB with an adapter, I see directories and files... Ive a hp Pavilion, what to do?
Check the BIOS for hard drive setting.
Make sure that you do not connect the drive to a SATA/RAID port.
Old IDE drives - check the jumper on the drive (use "Cable Select" as a starting point), the BIOS must also be set in legacy/compatibility/IDE mode. Note: If you currently use the AHCI mode, then switch to IDE mode may cause Windows to boot.
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Windows 8 does not see the hard drive on the A200.
How to install it?
S strange Windows 8 should already contain the HARD drive controller driver to recognize the HARD drive during installation.
The HARD drive is visible in the BIOS?
Do you use the original disc from Microsoft of Windows 8?
I try one of this popular box that allows me to put a second hard drive in the Bay optical slot, I use a Sata to Sata adapter, so there is not really an adapter and more properly connect:
[http://www.akasa.co.uk/update.php?tpl=product/product.detail.tpl&no=181&type=Enclosures&type_sub = 2.5%20Enclosure&model=AK-OA2SSA-BK]
My problem is with the BIOS Toshiba waiting for a STRANGE device in this Sata port and cams out with a "CD" error, disable the Sata port.
I have a workaround, if I start the PC, BIOS after with what this either in the Bay of the STRANGE, after Windows starts, I have insert the second HARD drive in the Bay of ODD, go to "Windows Device Manager" a 'check for changes on the hardware"and voila, the second HDD works fine , for me, it shows a limitation in the BIOS.
Y at - it assistance, a Beta BIOS or something else, I have the latest BIOS 3.00 for this machine installed.
Please check this thread:
It seems that Tecra M10 does not support a select bay that would allow you to use a 2nd HDD rather than the ODD.
As far as I know select bay is compatible with the Tecra M1, M2, M3, M4, M5, S1, S2
Ice tea seep keyboard laptop, and after drying it feeds on. If I try a hard reboot, it is stated that I would lose all the info in the memory and I can't afford to lose my mother pictures that are on the hard drive. Is it possible to get the hard drive to work in some other way so that I can get my photos and other files.
You can remove the hard drive and put it in a USB Enclosure.Plug USB port, another machine, where you should be able to go through it and copy your photos off on the hard drive of the host computer.
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