Having problems with your Dell Latitude D600 Notebook ?

Dell latitude does not see hard drive

\015 Hi folks anyone any ideas of the options for fixing my dell latitude. When I power up it says no hard drive and yet there is a hard drive and it started up last week fine. It has a new hard drive and it was working correctly but now has gone on the blink.Maybe starting in safe mode?\015\012Thanks Derek\015

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Thanks Jessie
\015\012I have done that and it still is the same, It hasnt taken a fall to my knowlage but if I cant fix it soon it might fall of a very heigh building. lol Thanks again I will keep trying
It sounds like your lap top took a fall. try booting into your bios and check your boot order and see if it see your hard drive there. has some one pulled out your hard drive and changed any jumpers?
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