Having problems with your Dell Latitude D600 Notebook ?

Laptop can't find hard drive

\015 My daughter's laptop was slammed shut when the mouse was inside. Of course, the LCD screen cracked. I thought that was all that happened. I replaced the screen, put the battery back in....and now when I power it on it says:\015\012\015\012Primary hard disk drive 0 not found\015\012\015\012No bootable devices--strike F1 to retry boot, F2 for setup utility\015\012\015\012Is there something I can do to get it to find the hard drive or is it broken?\015

Answers :

First go in to set up utility and see if the harddrive is detected there.
If none is detected, power off, remove battery, remove and reseat hard drive.LINK
Hello,

One thing that's easy to do and will give you an answer to your hard drive question is to remove it from the laptop and gently shake it near your ear. If you hear things moving around as you do this the hard drive is damaged too.

You can find a replacement hard drive at NewEgg.com or TigerDirect.ca.

If you are still under warranty and if you purchased your laptop with a credit card your warranty MAY be doubled and if this is the case you can contact your CC company and ask them if your purchase qualifies for the double warranty on purchases through your credit card.

Hard drives are not as expensive as your screen was. You can get a decent size one for less than one hundred dollars.

If you have further need for clarification or answers to your questions comment back and or select the Ask Me button.

Regards,
Worldvet
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