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hard drive not found

by striker12300 / January 29, 2006 10:54 PM PST

3 times this weekend my computer had the blue screen on it saying it was dumping the physical memory.
Nobody was using it, I just saw the message as I was walking by. The first 2 times I rebooted, it started up
normally. The 3rd time it gave me a ''harddrive not found'' error. I am using XP sp2. The hard drive is
less than 6 months old. I don't have any extra hard drives, just a cd-rom & a 3'' floppy.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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by phantazy / January 30, 2006 6:35 AM PST
In reply to: hard drive not found

What happened immediately before the memory dump, did you download/install anything? Were you connected to the internet? Otherwise check your physical connections, power and IDE (if relevent), then go to the BIOS on boot and see if the primary device is recognised.

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You were right !
by striker12300 / January 31, 2006 4:28 AM PST
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I checked the connections, but everything looked alright. When I tried a different plug in, it started working just find. Thank god it was something easy. Thank you very much.

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