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Do it if u r a professional..
check the following:
1)1st i gotta know: is ur drive pata/sata and the device make n model..
assuming that ur drive is pata..
open\015\012up ur system cabinet and see CAREFULLY/THOROUGHLY if all the data cables n jumper settings\015\012at the back of the drives (master/slave selection)..[jump this step in case of laptop]..
at the bootup (0.29sec) start pressing\015\012briskly the key to enter cmos utility or bios setup (eg. F1/F2/F10/Del\015\012as applicable)..glance in the standard settings if r detected\015\012individually..change the 'Mode' if m/b is hybrid type (both SATA+PATA) :\015\012Native/Compatible/Enhanced (as applicable)..
see if ur device needs any additional driver or not, if so try downloading..
look if ur device itself is faulty by replacing with a standby..
2)is ur m/b compatible..check with a substitute/standby..
3)if ur hdd is making any humming noise (like 'tic tic' or 'kirr kirr')..if so it is likely to be replaced..
4)replace the data cable with a standby n see..
5)all the power connectors n data cables r properly sitted n connected..
6)reset(by picking/removing up the +3v cmos battery n resit it it again)..
7)update/flash the bios..
8)also\015\012check the ram(s)..open it/them, rub itz teeth gently with a eraser, to\015\012remove any oxide and or carbon formed..resit them again into the\015\012slot(s)..
9)check for firmware update and or raid drivers (as applicable)..
\015\012\015\01210)often it does happen when there's some system file corruption..try reinstalling the OS again..

..NOTICE step3 (as listed above) CAREFULLY..

if problem persists, try contacting ur system admin/vendor....
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