Having problems with your Toshiba Qosmio G15-AV501 Notebook ?

Hard drive not showing in bios

\015 I have a Toshiba Qosmio G15 with 2 internal hard drives. #1 is a 60 gig and #2 is a 40 gig. The #1 is the main drive(C). The #2 is or until has been (D) drive. The #2 or ''D'' drive is now nowhere to be found. Not in my computer, disk managment, nor is it listed in the bios. What now??\015

Answers :

It appears that your #2 hard disk has died. To test if it is faulty, remove the #2 drive and connect it to an USB hard drive adapter and plug it into the USB port of a working computer. If the computer see it as an external USB drive and you can see the folders and open the files, then it is OK and the fault is possible the disk controller.
\015\012If the hard drive is not recognised then it is faulty and needs to be replaced.
Try unplugging HDD and plugging back in
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