Hard drive not found

marina_p

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Hello,
I have a Dell Inspiron laptp from 2002 and it has been working perfectly untill few days age when I got the Hard Drive not found message on startup.
Does this mean it is broken or what?
And what do you suggest I should do (except for buying a new one :)
Thanks
 
Sounds like a hard drive failure to me.
Hard drive replacement would be the usual solution.
There is also a chance it could be a loose cable or a problem on the motherboard.

Already have all your personal file and data backed up?
 
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