Having problems with your HP Pavilion dv9700t PC Notebook ?

I replaced my motherboard because of a power swtich burn out, and once the new board was in it powers up but does not boot up, the HD light show no activity//... HELP PLEASE...


Answers :

Hi,
There should be no reason why the hard drive was not recognized by the system straight away when you powered up the new motherboard.
Now the type of hard drive is a serial ATA (SATA)
You can try to reset the BIOS by holding down the F9 key and hit the enter key.
Then go into the BIOS and see if the drive is recognized in the main page of the BIOS, if the hard drive is seen in the BIOS listen to see if you hear it spinning up, if you can hear the drive spin up then you may have to wait for the drive to initialize.
If you can hear anything from the drive at all then there is a possibility that the drive has locked up.

Please post back if you require anymore help or advise.

Good luck.
First Refix RAM memory.
Reconnect connection to harddisk power cable and sata or ide cable of hdd.
Also remove pci cards from pci slot .
Pull cmos cell from motherbord for 10 minutes so all settings are defaults.
Then when you power up the computer press F1 or F2 or "del" key to enter in bios .

Then check that your harddisk is detected .
Go to boot option and set first boot device as your harddrive.
Then check.

Let me know if you need more assistanse.
Thanks.
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