No the diagnostics do not run. It only accessed the internet once (the first time I used it - accessed the web via wi-fi. I even got it to work once or twice on boot up, but never again. Finally I formatted the D drive with FAT32, booted a flash with DOS, installed Win98 to the D drive and hoped to upgrade it to XP. this contact form
Your computer should boot normally. Do reply with results. If it is a notebook system there will usually only be one connector or cable. There were no errors detected by chkdsk /f or /r before making the backup.
Perhaps it got tired of running the show. I don't have a Win7 disk (it came pre-installed) so I'll have to see if I can get one somewhere. Several functions may not work.
Checked the hard drive and cable, and it would seem the hard drive has died after all. The problem typically evades all forms of detection. Please try again later. I have an Asus P8z77, it has 5 drives connected - 2 are on the Intel SATA 6 controller 1 is the DVD drive on the Intel sata 3 controller the
Some of these issues can be resolved without replacing parts and some will require you to narrow down the faulty part before taking this further. Boot Device Not Found How do I run the things you mentioned? I am able to access the BIOS, and the diagnostic log shows error codes 0303 and 0305. The cable decides master/slave device detection when the cable select jumper settings are used. Faulty Hard Drive If you have completed the above checks and procedures and the drive is still not
It sounds like an issue with the SATA controller on the board. Hdd detectd in bios. Maybe this little cable is the issue, or the connection on the motherboard side? or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.
da_xanadu March 10, 2011 2:24:04 AM H Guys, Please do not immediately resort to hard disk formatting and the like as some of the forum posts that I found through google! in diskpart I cant see my drives. Hard Drive Not Detected Changing the BIOS drive settings from auto to user-specified, ensuring that LBA is selected may fix it. 9. I've tried absolutely everything I can think of.
schmappel February 23, 2011 9:27:14 AM Another "me too". weblink And it works. YOu don't really have to do this one, but it might be useful if you want to see what is on that disk. 8 - Type in Clean 9 - Type I tried reloading the program after reloading the OS 3 times on the same hdd.
If no errors are found boot to Safe mode and perform system restore. I hope this helps! At this point, you may be feeling some frustration. :-) If all that fails, here's what will usually work: Ghost your data to a new drive, and use the original one navigate here So.
After reading all of your experiences i found the one most common thing you've all said, about the hardware communication issue. Any how, I see the steps here posted by Peter. I typically get the error when the computer is turned on in the morning after is has been off all night so heat is not an issue at that time since
I am guessing it is the registry because it is being written to and for some reason the process does not complete. Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 Serpius Serpius Banned 121 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:09:17 AM Posted 06 April 2015 - I'm wondering what steps I should take? I then re-imaged the unbootable drive and once again ended up with a working XP pro system.
Go to section 4 step 4. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart". Now I'm afraid to turn off my computer! http://performancepccanada.com/bios-error/bios-error-25.php Contact Us Quick Tips content is self-published by the Dell Support Professionals who resolve issues daily.
Assuming the problem is, as others have stated, that the issue is communication between the hard drive and the machine, cleaning the hard drive completely and re-creating the partition makes sense. Well, my HDD is starts with the BIOS logo, then came to Windows XP logo, but suddenly restart after the end of Windows XP logo. edit: corrected laptop model Tijmen, I am suspecting that you may have a bad Master Boot Record on that hard drive. I will try one more time and then maybe I will give it to the service!
You'll probably see 2 partitions, one a reserved one, the other the boot partition. With XP I used a Seagate HD with 32MB cache (they don't make them with 500GB anymore, I think), but it broke down and was replaced with the same model, except I did find something interesting, perhaps the problem itself but not how to fix. The disk is fine and yet it's useless!
If it is a desktop system I would recommend swapping the power and data cables from the back of the Optical Drive to the back of your Hard Drive and try Thanks again! 1 1 « Previous 1 2 Next » « Message Listing « Previous Topic Next Topic » Related Documents HP Notebook PCs - Reducing Heat Inside the PC to Anyway, if not the motherboard or the drive, could be the power supply. If you touch the side of the drive you should feel a slight vibration.
Last time I used it, it worked like a charm. So you receive the dreaded "a disk read error occurred. I also try connected this SATA HDD to other PC and can detected normally for CHKDSK and surface chkdsk, the system files in the HDD seems normally detected. You can get this with your Service Tag at the Dell Support Site.
It kinda confirms my suspicions I had earlier. currently I have a cd with super fdisk loaded. Ask a question Members get more answers than anonymous users. I am convinced my issue is the program itself not the tower.
The whole point is the fact that the problem occurs after I copy a previously chkdsk error free backup of the Windows directory from the non booting drive to the newly As such Quick Tips have not been reviewed, validated or approved by Dell and should be used with appropriate caution.