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No internal hard disk found after laptop is closed?

\015 I turned my Dell Inspiron 1525 on, and everything ran like normal. I got done, and instead of shutting the machine down, I just closed the laptop, causing it to go to sleep. Well, normally, I open the laptop back up, and it wakes up and nothing is wrong. However, every once in a while, I'll open it back up and there is a black screen that says something like "no internal hard disk found." After removing the battery to turn off the laptop, it comes up normally. The diagnostics suggested to reseat the hard drive, and I did that yesterday, hoping to fix the problem. The fix has not seemed to work, as the laptop has had this error again today. Thanks!\015

Answers :

Hi,
\015\012To fix this problem you would need to try this.
\015\012*Run the psa test
\015\0121. press the 'fn' key and power key together, it will automatically launch a diagnostic test, follow the onscreen instructions confirm if it comes with any error code (it should come up with 0141 error code if it is a hard drive problem).
\015\0122. check the hard drive status in bios (check if it is being detected).To do this you would need to switch on the laptop and start tapping F2 key (multiple times, especially at dell logo). this will lead you to bios. using the down errow key on the keyboard, go to device info and check the first option on the right hand side (primary hard drive). confirm if it is detecting the hard drive or it says none or unknown.
\015\0123. Remove the optical drive by following the link (support.euro.dell.com) and check if it works after removing the optical drive. This is because optical drive can cause the hard drive not to work properly as they are interconnected with each other.
\015\012Once you have performed the above steps, confirm so that I can suggest you the rest of the steps accordingly.
\015\012
\015\012Regards,
\015\012Musheer.
First think ur harddisk is shot can u change ur harddrive
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