Wd hard disk not detected

mirzanoor Posts 1 Registration date Sunday January 6, 2013 Status Member Last seen January 6, 2013 - Jan 6, 2013 at 04:43 AM
 mirzanoor - Jan 9, 2013 at 09:21 AM
My wd hard disk is not detected in my pc and also while boot process with xp giving an error "setup cannot find the hard drive and press f3 to quit xp setup" plzzz help me ...........

1 reply

jack4rall Posts 6428 Registration date Sunday June 6, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen July 16, 2020
Jan 7, 2013 at 06:01 PM

Try this 1

1) First make sure that your hard drive is detected in the BIOS.

Check the SATA settings in the BIOS if you are using a SATA Hard Drive.

2) If the problem still exists then check all your connection connecting from the

motherboard to your hard drive. Try different data cable or power cable.

3) If its a PATA hard drive then make your CD\DVD- drive as master and the hard

drive as slave. Change the jumper settings. You can find the instruction on the

CD\DVD drive and the hard drive regarding how to set your drives as


Good Luck
Thanks for the advice.....