Having problems with your HP Compaq Business Notebook NX9010 ?

Bad Harddrive I was asked to fix a Compaq nx9010 for a friend. The only thing it would do at the time was say, "Operating System not found." 1. I removed the harddrive and attached it to a desktop machine. Not recognized. 2. I ordered a new harddrive installed it and loaded WinXP. No problems with the install until the machine was supposed to boot to the harddrive. "Operating System not found" The XP installation still sees a 28 GB disk with an XP installation on c:windows. The BIOS hard drive


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Can you just clarify that you installed XP with the new IDE drive installed in the notebook and that you have selected disc 0 in the bios as IDE and that it is aslo set to boot from that drive?
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\015\012What you are describing also fits the symptoms of installing XP on a SATA drive without installing SATA drivers first. (XP doesn't install SATA drivers, Vista does.)
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\015\012So this does sound like a bios setting issue
Please check your cables and try with new one.check the bios setting
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