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CANT DETECT HARD DRIVE

\015 MY COMPUTER CANT DETECT OPERATING SYSTEM. I TRIED A COMPLETE RECOVERY WITH NO SUCCESS. I THEN RAN THE HARD DRIVE DIAGNOSTICS THROUGH BIOS AND IT REACHED ABOUT 30% AND THEN I RECEIVED AN ERROR MESSAGE SAYING INCOMPATIBLE HARD DRIVE WITH A FEW CODE NUMBERS AFTER IT. ICALLED HP TECH SUPPORT AND THEY SAID MY HARD DRIVE WAS BAD. BEFORE I ORDER A NEW HARD DRIVE I WAS WONDERING IF YOU HAD ANY SUGGESTIONS AND ALSO ANY RECOMMENDATIONS AS TO WHAT TYPE OF HARD DRIVE.I APPRECIATE ITSINCERELY,CHRIS\015

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May be your harddrive has bed sectors but u can fix bed sector.
U have to first delete all partition and create new partrtion then
format alll partition.
Find out who manufactured your hard drive and go to their site. They sometimes post lower level format utilities which can correct some drive anomalies and return your drive to working order. OH, they usually boot from a floppy or other type disk. If it doesn't work, then you need a new drive. Maxtor and Seagate make quality drives but they cost more. Western Digital costs less but has a higher out of the box failure rate than the other two from my experiences. It's a good drive though, just make sure you can return it. I use WD.
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