Having problems with your HP Compaq Presario v3000z Notebook ?

Os not found, hard disk self test failed IDE device not found


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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)..itz most\015\012important..!!..
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..
also try checking itz data cable for loose or faulty..
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)check for firmware update and or raid drivers (as applicable)..

if u r not a professional, try contacting ur system admin/vendor....
If it is telling you that your ide device is not found, it means that your hard drive has crashed, or some how has become disconnected or has fried.\015\012
\015\012you can unscrew the case and buy a laptop hard drive, and then reinstall the operating system yourself.\015\012
\015\012if your computer is new its possible that its still under warranty, if you think it is, check into that b4 opening your case. Opening the case of the laptop could void the warranty of your computer.\015\012
\015\012please rate me and recommend me if you find this helpful.
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