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I've got BIOHD-3 NO BOOTABLE DRIVE (HP Diagnostic test)
\015 Boot disk failure, I tried to connect my HDD and copy my files into another computer and its ok and I try to install OS win vista and its ok but when I transfer it back to original CPU still the same and nothing change. boot disk failure. BIOS can detect my harddisk and dvdrom but the installation disc cannot detect my HDD. I tried also the ACTIVE boot disk Creator using USB and it still can't detect the HDD. Any help?\015
If it cant detect ur HDD ... then check for jumper settings. ...
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