when i try to install an operating system it doesnt show a hard drive to install on ive switched hard drives doesnt make any d

Steve1120

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when i try to install an operating system it doesnt show a hard drive to install on ive switched hard drives doesnt make any difference, also doesnt make any difference witch operating system i try to install it wont show any hard drives listed nothing listed in the BIOs either shows no IDE device i have a HP dv2500 laptop
 

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Question from Steve1120 : "help with my hp dv2500 laptop"

when i try to install an operating system it doesnt show a hard drive to install on ive switched hard drives doesnt make any difference, also doesnt make any difference witch operating system i try to install it wont show any hard drives listed nothing listed in the BIOs either shows no IDE device
 

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Hi there Steve1120,

If you've tried using several drives in your laptop and none of them is recognized by BIOS, then there's a chance that the port is faulty.
I believe that the best thing you can do is to just take the laptop to a repair shop.

Cheers,
D_Know_WD :)
 
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