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Feb 14, 2005 HP Pavilion won't take operating system on new hard drive Feb 21, 2010 Add New Comment You need to be a member to leave a comment. asked 5 years ago viewed 13703 times active 27 days ago Blog Podcast #103: Grandma, is that you? But you would be surprised what people miss sometimes. I left the CMOS battery just to see if I could get any response as it was, and I managed to get the display working again. weblink

Aug 18, 2005 #8 noof TS Rookie I had a similar problem with my computer, it was also around 4 years old... Thanks for your reply socrates. Also, is reseating the RAM just taking them out and putting them back in? Try starting the PC.

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Another thing is check your case power switch cable is connected to the motherboard, you could've knocked it out. 03-01-2010, 03:08 PM #3 MisterAngry Join Date: Dec Good luck friend. If you add a part to a computer and it stops working, then you remove the part and it works again, then it's pretty easy to deduce which part is giving For the SSD - does your motherboard support an SSD?

  1. Can a bike have both rim and disc brakes?
  2. Press power switch.
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  4. You need an operating system.
  5. just to get you into the bios.
  6. if you get a flashing cursor in upper left corner(maybe right) then it awaits proper initialization of system.
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Please try again now or at a later time. Elvandil, Mar 5, 2011 #2 Kira71 Thread Starter Joined: Mar 5, 2011 Messages: 3 It's blank. I will try the suggestion posted to reseat the ram sticks but I don't know what to do further...(questine: Is the bios on the ram?) Aug 20, 2005 #12 SOcRatEs Computer Won't Boot After Installing New Hard Drive At this point, I’d recommend taking it to a professional.

Then i went to college and came back 6hrs later. The ribbon cable should have a stripe in one edge, that denotes the NUMBER ONE PIN and should be oriented closest to the power connection. These places can be expensive, so you might need to make a decision about how valuable this data is to you. The boot order doesn't matter.

Search User Find More Posts by Midnitte1 Find Threads by Midnitte1 03-01-2010, 04:00 PM #5 kalirion Join Date: Jan 2009 Reputation: 2977 Posts: 6,360 Quote: Originally Posted by Hard Drive Detected In Bios But Won't Boot Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion do you smell any smoke or see any capacitors looking funky? Get the answer cklauburNov 13, 2010, 12:41 AM Sounds like the boot loader for your new Windows installation was on the old drive.Try booting the computer from a Windows install disc

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All Rights Reserved. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1935037/computer-turn-installing-power-supply.html Thanks alot. Computer Won't Power On With Hard Drive Plugged In HP maybe doing a check and it fails and won't allow to continue. Computer Won't Boot With Second Hard Drive They are usually blank when new.

I assume you know to unplug the power and press the power button before removing anything from your case. have a peek at these guys You may want to start another thread in the same section as this one to get others to help..but this is ok too, as several ppl seem to have similar problem. A blank drive will not run your machine. If so, then access the bios, verify the HD is the 1st device and save upon exit. Installed New Hard Drive And It Wont Boot

Kira71, Mar 5, 2011 #3 Elvandil Joined: Aug 1, 2003 Messages: 51,988 Then I guess you have a big, expensive paperweight. Integral for Feynman diagrams with loops Why couldn't I use ' ~ ' instead of ' /home/username/ ' when giving the file path Is there a word for "becomes empty"? Very random but after that happened it never happened again. check over here Or maybe my motherboard is fried..

Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Computer Won't Start After installing my computer won't power up. Only and only if the right recovery/restore discs were used, because HP has a tendency to make it go bad, otherwise.

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The monitor was always on standby and I got no external beeps. So, if it won't do anything when the new HDD is connected. PSU/CPU/RAM/Heatsink/cooler/VGA Then connect something up and trial boot it. Pc Wont Post Login now.

User Name Remember Me? And just in case toggle the power switch on the power supply itself. [/QUOTE] I checked, and it looked like it was out, I spent the last half hour fiddling with Aug 18, 2005 #1 eNx TS Rookie Topic Starter Fan Now, when i press the power button, the fan actually starts working! http://placedroid.com/hard-drive/swap-ide-hard-drive-with-another-ide-hard-drive.html I believe I will read a little more before posting again.

Follow You Might Like Shop Tech Products at Amazon PCWorld PCWorld I got a new hard drive a while ago and i installed it when my old hard drive was still installed. So I replaced the power supply and tried the power button again but still theres no sign of power, Usually my mother board has a blue light that gets lit up Is there any way to recover my files from the old HDD and transfer them to my new one?

Not the answer you're looking for? I have tried slowly stripping parts out to see if I can get it to run further, but with no drives installed and even without the graphics card, the most I If either of them is disconnected or loose, the BIOS won’t see the drive, and the computer won’t be able to use it.What if the PC is truly bricked, and you issue by Willy / October 3, 2011 12:27 AM PDT In reply to: Replaced failed HP hard drive, Now comp won't turn on.

SATA cable on the motherboard starts from SATA 0,1,2,3. Check that data cable, be sure the ribbon cable is plugged in correctly. Thanks for any help 6 answers Last reply May 3, 2013 More about after installing hard drive windows boot Jonmor68Nov 12, 2010, 11:00 AM "I'm guessing this has something to do Obviously, without any BIOS error beeps, it is very difficult to pinpoint the issue.

Just remember that removing the battery or knowing how to reset the CMOS values can be a great help. Aug 19, 2005 #9 CesarWilk TS Rookie Hey Set the jumper of the old drive to slave, or remove it, most HDS acts like slaves when are unjumpered Use SATA if Ask ! I will try the suggestion posted to reseat the ram sticks but I don't know what to do further...(questine: Is the bios on the ram?)Click to expand...