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Dell 8250 Hard drive 0 not found after move from US to UK
\015 After my move to UK from US my Dell 8250 would not boot and gave me this messages - Primary hard disk drive 0 not found. \302\240While trying to boot the hard drive made a clicking noise. I tried the system on 110 power via a transformer and directly linked to 240 power - switching the voltage input at the back of the computer. \302\240Upon multiple boot attempts, I even got a software error message. \302\240Any suggestions before I send to scrap!!!!!!\015
IT sounds like the hard drive went bad, especially with the clicking noise. If you want to keep the system, you will need to buy a new drive (relatively cheap) from tigerdirect or newegg and istall it. NOt sure if dell still send out recovery cds with their systems but if you have one just insert the cd after you install the new drive and follow the prompts. If you do not have one contact dell support and they should beable to send you one
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Dell 8250 Hard drive 0 not found after move from US to UK
IT sounds like the hard drive went bad, especially with the clicking noise. If you want to keep the system, you will need to buy a new drive (relatively cheap) from tigerdirect or newegg and istall it. NOt sure if dell still send out recovery cds wit ... PC Desktops
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Dell: Primary hard drive 0 not found Primary
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I recently moved and when i went to start up my computer it takes me to a blue screen say memory is being dumped. Prior to that though there is a screen saying that a "0 drive" can not be found. Any idea as to why my dell dimension 4600 is doing this?
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Dell Poweredge 4300 Bootup problem after cmos battery replacement
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Re: your suggestion for my Dell Lattitude D600 Hard Drive Problem
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The following will re-install windows without destroying your stuff but you must follow it exactly !!!!!!!\015\012\015\012Boot the computer using the XP CD. You may need to change the boot order in the system BIOS so the CD ... PC Desktops
Hard Drive I replaced the factory Hard drive from Dell because they said my old hard drive was bad. Dell also mailed me a burned CD that said Dimension 4600 on it. Once I got the hard drive installed. I turned on my computer and I didn't know what CD to put in. I got a message that said "Primary Drive 0 found" Then I entered the Dimension 4600 CD and pressed F1 and it said do I want to boot from a hard disk or CD Rom, I chose CD and then I had a list of 5 choices, I tried a couple of them an
Put the CD in your CD Drive and shut off the pc.\015\012\015\012Then start it up again making sure the CD is still in the drive.\015\012\015\012You will then be asked if you want to boot from CD. Press any key to confirm this (it might skip asking y ... Dell Dimension 4600 PC Desktop
Primary hard disk drive 0 not found
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My Dell will not start up. I get to the Dell screen and then get an message that says: Primary hard disk drive 0 not found. Do I need a new Hard drive?
If you any experience getting into the system bios you can check to see if the system still sees the hard drive by pressing the F2 or DEL key on startup. This screen shows a system bios with hard drives present. ( http://techgage.com/reviews/asus/bar ... Dell Dimension 8200 PC Desktop
OS installation. I had to install a new Hard Disk (of the same manufacturer) on my laptop. I tryed to install the Operating System (from the original and liceced CD) but it failed. I tryed many times, but no success. What do I must I make ?
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Dell Dimensions 2400 Primary Drive 0 Not Found
For this problem it only means that the Hard Disk of the computer is not being detectedTry doing the ff:\015\012\015\012reseat the IDE or SATA cable of the Hard Disk \015\012 ... Dell Dimension 2400 PC Desktop
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I would recommend testing the power supply as Dell PS's are not known to be "forever". A power supply tester can be purchased online at Tigerdirect.com for around $20 and they are fairly easy to use (you can also get a new PS there if necessary). If ... PC Desktops
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