Having problems with your IBM ThinkPad T20 Notebook ?

Hard drive not installed

\015 I've been using my notebook for awhile now and recently when i tryed to turn it on... i was given a message that my hard drive is not installed and If operating system not found, re-install hard drive. Hit any key to exit.\015

Answers :

\015\012Try booting from the Operating system disc, into the recovery console.
\015\012check when booted, where your hard drive is.
\015\012if not try safe mode, reboot tapping F8 while booting,
\015\012choose safe mode from list, check for hard drive when booted in places like,
\015\012My computer, device manager, anywhere on the desktop if you get there,
\015\012If your savvy, ESD kit, check connections to hard drive, swap out cables if poss.
\015\012it's on IDE so no SCSI driver issues..
\015\012But if powered up, and cannot be located on desktop after multiple checks,
\015\012That's a possible hard drive failure.
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