Having problems with your HP Pavilion a800n (PP163AA) PC Desktop ?

Disk drives Neither my D or E drives are working. I can't even open them manually (with a paperclip) anymore. My computer does not recognize the E drive at all. I tried to open the drive using media player and hitting the eject button there and still nothing happened. Do I have to buy new drives or can this be fixed?


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Check your IDE cable inside that plugs into it. This will be the wide cable. Does it light up? Your power supply could be going bad. Unplug them one at a time and see if they work. Look at the jumpers and make sure the last one on the cable is on Master and the other one is slave. Sounds like a bad cable or connection.

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