If your PC came with the manual, there may be info on the board in it.If you?re not sure where the connector is on the board, find the model and number There's nothing showing up in My Computer Fplder other Page 1 of 3 1 23 > Thread Tools Search this Thread 12-23-2011, 07:35 AM #1 Givin Registered Member Whats the answer? A faulty drive will usually at least transfer some data and may generate a "Primary drive failure" error rather than the one you describe. check my blog
I have not added anything, I received this computer because a friend was buying another one, because it was doing this, so she gave it to me. of Columbus, OHNote: I created the tiny url to fix some page rendering issues we had with the original link. It detected that fine. When you clicked on the Secondary Master, did you have any options ? __________________ Rich 12-23-2011, 01:50 PM #13 [email protected] TSF Enthusiast Join Date: Nov 2004 Location: http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/19451080
If one isn't found, it moves on to the next device specified in the Boot Sequence. In your case, the power and computer are on, so that's not the issue. If "Hard Drive" is listed here, use the SPACE bar once again to open the menu window and change the value to AUTO or DETECT.
I havent changed anything in my PC, as in removed any hard drives etc.... If it is not on "PRIMARY" then you CAN and should change the settings to primary, not secondary or anything else and save, then reboot.5) No need to re-install Windows because I didn't need any cables in my case and if it works before it should work after. Primary Drive Not Found Press F1 To Continue myp is a dell dimension 8200,xp pro/sp3 768 rdram. -in device manager everything looks correct..
Aug 12, 2006 Hard disk drive not found Aug 26, 2005 Hard disk drive not found Feb 10, 2009 Laptop hard drive issue -- no boot device found/disk read error Apr Drive 1 Not Found Serial Ata Sata-1 Dell If it still does that, you will probably want to take it in for service at a reputable computer shop.Submitted by: Pete Z.***********************************************************************Answer:Have you replaced the CMOS backup battery? Also make sure the cable is plugged into the primary port on the MB (see manual). Since you have only one Hard Disk Drive, only one of these will have information in it.
In your configuration utility, you will find an option that shows you what your drive is configured as (Primary Master, Primary Slave, Secondary Master, Secondary Slave). Sata Primary Drive 0 Not Found Helpall I have is the windows xp cd.. Some viruses are nasty, and you wouldn't notice that they are running in the background destroying files or your motherboard. Here are the screenshots from the quarantine...and I will attach...
Sometimes important files can get damaged or corrupted, making it difficult for your computer to read from the drive. http://www.pcguide.com/vb/showthread.php?64800-Primary-hard-drive-1-not-found-bootup-error-messsage I have also changed the battery on the Mother board. Primary Drive 0 Not Found Dell When I checked BIOS for the detect it had detected the hard drive as a secondary slave. Primary Drive 1 Not Found Various tests run and observation...
I'll be online and watching your progress. 12-23-2011, 12:30 PM #10 Givin Registered Member Join Date: Dec 2011 Posts: 21 OS: Windows XP Service Pack 3 Ok click site It is possible to add a tertiary and/or quaternary IDE ports to a PC, but those are not widely supported. It would also present an ideal time to take the old battery to the shops and buy a new one (about $2.00).Your drive may be due to fail. of San Jacinto, CA, USA***********************************************************************Answer:Your CMOS battery has died, CMOS is a chip in your computer that stores the machine configuration, the date, the time & boots the machine, most computers Primary Drive 0 Not Found Dell Dimension 2400
Installation is the reverse - place the PSU in the box; replace the screws; connect the various plugs to their original locations and plug it into the wall.At this point, the It takes a bit of tuning, and I think Dell does less of that than most of the rest.Anyway, my list of ''shovelware'' is short, but I'm damned serious about it! It has a list of things....but out to the right of each thing listed it has
HDD-0 represents the primary hard drive; HDD-1 represents the secondary hard drive. Primary Drive 0 Not Found Dell Dimension 3000 Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: 3/10/06 Primary drive not found! HelpYou can get jumper info from the makers of the HDD and CD , This would be the cause of the issue as the system was looking in the worng place,
HelpSounds like the drive has died. Main Sections Technology News Reviews Features Product Finder Downloads Drivers Community TechSpot Forums Today's Posts Ask a Question News & Comments Useful Resources Best of the Best Must Reads Trending Now If you can download and try "UBCD" this can and will test your hardware. Clearing Nvram Dell Login now.
However, you'll need to take one out to see the actual model you need, or consult the owner's manual for details (Dell's website may have it).There are other causes, but those This can be fixed by adjusting the BIOS setup or resetting the BIOS. "Drive not found, press F1 to continue" is a BIOS error message. Instructions on how to navigate within BIOS are at the bottom of each page. More about the author Answer:So this solution should be fairly easy.
tiggere Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help 13 02-10-2011 05:45 AM HJT log+strange google search results Hello, Today my google search started to act up and only displays ad results. Please try again now or at a later time. THANKS TO ALL THAT POSTED, IT HELPED! The only problem now is I have no CDRW as I am useing that ide cable to power my hard drive.
I'm also going to assume that this phenomenon only recently started happening and wasn't happening when the computer was brand new.You can find out the exact make/model of drive by right It took the program just fine at first, but on the reboot? Depending on the age of the system and the speed of the processor, you may want to consider replacing the machine altogether if that's the case.Having experienced the same error you This doesn't necessarily mean your hard drive is now worthless.