The customer service agent will ask you for the failure ID if they need to set up a repair or replace the hard drive. plodr, Jan 6, 2010 #2 risk_reversal Sergeant Major I hear something in the tower that literally sounded broken (like a grinding hiccuppy noise)Click to expand... Such opinions may not be accurate and they are to be used at your own risk. HDD Recovery Services 177,342 views 11:07 How to properly configure the SSD as boot drive and HDD as storage drive - Duration: 7:33. http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/forum/helproom-1/primary-master-hard-disk-error-273365/
Also, SATA cables have been known to fail. Open the computer up, and replace the gray ribbon cable. Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? Sign in to report inappropriate content.
The HP failure ID contains four fields of six characters each, such as XXXXXX-XXXXXX-XXXXXX-XXXXXX, where X is an alpha-numeric character. You can then use both drives. Tutoriais 1,240 views 4:56 Loading more suggestions... Primary Master Hard Disk Fail Up next How to enable S.M.A.R.T.
If you can access those hard drives back up all essential information that you cannot afford to lose NOW. Figure : Hard Disk Test FAILED Read the exact failure ID to the customer service agent. Other drive slots in the bios listed as not installed?Doesn't look like you sent FireFly down the wrong path OtheHill if there were errors found. http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01443465 Windows 7 repair works differently than previous versions.
Once you are in Windows go to Disk Management and see if the boot partitions on both drives are marked as active. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/primary-hard-disk-failure-press-f1-to-resume.208761/ I've used every SATA cable on every drive, and they click when they're all the way in, they all appear to be functioning. Primary Master Hard Disk Error Fix Were there any strange noises coming from the drive before this problem e.g clicking? Primary Master Hard Disk Error Press F1 To Resume Loading...
pls help.. navigate to this website If this error message is displayed, do the following: Make an immediate backup of all important data and files. Login now. Perform a hard drive diagnostic test to verify the condition of the hard disk drive. Primary Master Hard Disk Error Windows Xp
Are there different ways in which it could be dead (i.e., if it's a non-crucial part that can be replaced and then it would be working again OR if it there's cocoharley, Jan 11, 2010 #4 sach2 Major Geek Extraordinaire I've actually had luck just unplugging the machine for several hours/overnight and trying to boot. Off-Topic Tags How-tos Drivers Ask a Question Computing.NetForumsWindows 7Hardware Problems Primary Master Hard Disk Error Tags:Hard Diskerrorboothard drive FireFly May 4, 2011 at 05:37:53 Specs: Windows 7, I7/12G I cloned my More about the author Some older boards won't recognise really big drives such as 160 or 200 GB.
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A.R.P. see it channel 7,004 views 2:55 How to fix a broken hard drive Beeping noise or clicking RECOVER GET DATA BACK FOR FREE! Report • #3 FireFly May 4, 2011 at 09:12:22 Thanks for the responses.They are both SATA drives. Primary Master Hard Disk Error Windows 7 cocoharley Private E-2 I'm not sure what the problem is but all of the sudden my computer isn't booting.
Abraham Levit 1,867,847 views 7:46 Windows 7 Loading Boot Driver Error Fix - Reboot And Select Proper Boot Device Fix - Duration: 7:08. HP PCs - Hard Disk Error Displays before the Computer Starts This document pertains to HP PCs with the HP Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) beginning in late 2008. Then reconnect the drive. click site Rating is available when the video has been rented.
Got to wonder about that clone software though I have never had an issue with acronis.Answers are only as good as the information you provide.How to properly post a question: Sorry What type of drives in play? When I plug in three HDD + DVD drive, failure! I turned off the computer.
I have seen some motherboards that have SATA ports that do not support a bootable device. That may be causing the problem. I've never had to do the freezing method but I assume the trick is to wrap it tightly before putting it in the freezer. Something about absolutely no power to the machine seems to let things cool down enough for the HD to be recognized once in a while.
Diodorus Siculus 06:58 24 Jan 07 By the way, it could be the cable that has failed / come loose. Bob. Save when exiting. SATA or IDE or both?
I do appreciate the help! It was working just fine last night and nothing looked weird when it was shutting down. Good Luck risk_reversal, Jan 7, 2010 #3 cocoharley Private E-2 plodr: Thanks. All Rights Reserved.
Remove the hd from the computer and attach it to another computer using an IDE to USB adapter and see if the other computer sees the hard drive.