Having problems with your Dell Inspiron 1721 Notebook ?
Cannot get dell inspirion 1721 to find hard drive on system restore
Try restarting, and pressing f2 to access the bios, and making sure the bios is recognizing the hard drive..
If it is not, you will need to flash the bios for your machine..
If it is not, you will need to flash the bios for your machine..
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