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Inspirion 1525 Helpful +4 Report still Jay May 30, 2010 at 01:41 AM The exact same thing has occurred to my 1525 also. If your computer can't find the HDD at all, the problem came without warning, and you are on a Laptop (Dell and HP are known for this)... Sign up now. Tell your state representative to support S618. http://windowsrefund.org/hard-drive/computer-wont-recognize-hdd.php

In fact, its what I'm using now. 06/26/2012 by Wade Lodge Add a comment 0/1024 Cancel Post comment Are you sure you want to delete this zzzzzz? Occasionally/Randomly the hard drive test fails -- but only because it doesn't detect a hard drive. The other tech installed the SSD and had the same issue. what is your other laptop by the way? http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f108/dell-inspiron-doesnt-recognize-hard-drive-242498.html

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if it does not recognizes your CD drive (you will get same error) then there could be a problem with your CD drive or your motherboard. Solution: What worked is trying to put the HDD in the laptop without using the drawer/case where you put the disk before inserting it in the laptop. SSD drive was seen as a Primary Internal Drive. Was this answer helpful?

DELL->out of warranty, calling costs 29 Euros...Bios update ? If you do not hear or feel the hard drive spinning, the drive did not start.     If you cannot determine whether the drive is spinning: Boot the computer and listen carefully.Shut Check to see if the hard drive is spinning. Dell Hard Drive Failure Code i suggest you check these connections.

Back to Dell to see if they'll repair it. It would not boot with this drive.I cloned the s solved samsung ssd 840 evo not recognized by windows installer solved Windows 7 is not recognizing my Samsung SSD 840 evo, The other tech installed the SSD and had the same issue. http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/disk-drives/f/3534/t/19325379 And they get to set whatever prices they want.

Proffitt Forum moderator / April 26, 2013 2:15 AM PDT In reply to: Strange problem Dell XPS M1730 won't recognize a hard drive. Dell Diagnostics Hard Drive Not Installed Problem solved! This should normaly set the actual trouble right. Reply to Juan4684 ewolfmanOct 18, 2015, 11:23 PM My problem is a little bit different.

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That's what I meant by "to no avail". 06-13-2008, 10:18 PM #9 TriggerFinger TSF Enthusiast Join Date: Jan 2008 Location: USA Posts: 12,437 OS: XP SP3, PCLinuxOS2007, https://www.ifixit.com/Answers/View/93491/Hard+Drive+not+detected! It may also be an issue with the power, in which case the process is the same except for this cable. ~ UEFI/Legacy: First try reverting to default settings in your No Hard Drive Detected Dell Inspiron in reality, it should not, how does it fit inside the hard drive tray? How To Reseat Hard Drive I took the drive out of the sled and plugged it straight in to see what it should feel like.

What are your BIOS settings for the HDD. http://windowsrefund.org/hard-drive/computer-won-t-recognize-hard-drive.php Seemingly Random BSODs (Maybe... When installing a Samsung SSD into a DELL Inspiron, always check to make sure the SATA plug is lining up properly and makes a satisfying 'ka'chunk' when it goes in.TL;DR - yes, i think it is the motherboard but too early to tell since the HDD and CD drive have not been tested yet. __________________ DBAN - Memtest86+ - BartPE - Linux No Boot Device Found Dell Windows 7

Thanks, Jeff Hi Jeff, do you mean with the new HDD you still get the same error? Thinking it was a bad hard drive, I purchased an identical one to the one in the laptop (a Fujitsu MHT2080AT 80 GB laptop HDD Hard Disk Drive). I was NOT able to boot up at all. this page You own it.

When installing a Samsung SSD into a DELL Inspiron, always check to make sure the SATA plug is lining up properly and makes a satisfying 'ka'chunk' when it goes in.TL;DR - Dell Inspiron Hard Drive Failure My son is in IT for a major wireless company and he attempted the 3rd try this past Sunday, ditto. Going through pages and pages of search results, forum discussions, troubleshooting guides, etc...I fixed my "No Bootable Devices" error in a very simple way...and learned a lot about troubleshooting internal HDD

This was how I had been using it.

Ja Nein Schicken Sie uns Ihr Feedback. The mounting case for the current hard is the problem and the mounting of the harddrive SSD. It will read fine in slot 1. No Hard Drive Detected Dell Laptop Or that could just be that Dells and Inspirons have been around for so long that their market share is greater than most. 11-18-2010, 06:45 PM #19 Seibertron Registered

Kudos to whoever discovered this problem... 08/05/2015 by Joe24101 I have the exact same problem, I had to use a 2 mm expansion bracket, typically comes with solid-state hard drive's or Please try again now or at a later time. I had to replace the AC adapter (lost it, darn kids!), just hadn't gotten around to it. Get More Info Would descendants of Earth people stranded on another planet eventually forget about Earth?

But...works for now. Try again.... The laptop still will only recognize / see one hard drive, and only in slot 1, and only using the original dual drive ribbon, not the new one, even with a You will need to enter the the BIOS setup in order to verify their current state.   When you add a second drive to the system, it may be need to be

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