Having problems with your Toshiba Portege 7140CT Notebook ?

When I turn on the power to the computer it says to press F2 to select boot device. So, I press F2 and nothing happens. So I go to setup and it reads that there is no hard drive, but the hard drive is connected. What should I do?


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Make sure the HDD is jumpered correctly. You should have a plug and play bios on that board, but you may have to enter the bios setup and go into IDE devices and tell the bios that the HDD is there, or you may need to try a different IDE cable or a different power connector. Also make sure both IDE channels are "on" in the BIOS. Other than that. When the BIOS doesn't detect a HDD it usually means the HDD is dead. More than likely it is something simple that you have just overlooked.
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