Hard drive not detected

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devinabshire Posts 4 Registration date Friday August 4, 2017 Status Member Last seen August 4, 2017 - Aug 4, 2017 at 03:15 AM
devinabshire Posts 4 Registration date Friday August 4, 2017 Status Member Last seen August 4, 2017 - Aug 4, 2017 at 07:12 AM
Hello User,

I was playing a game on my laptop and it had completely frozed and I couldn't do anything. So I had Force shutdown the laptop and when I brought it back up it said hard drive not found. So I followed some tips on here and I didn't get anywhere. I brought up the system repair page by pressing f2 and I couldn't find the HDD so I pressed F9 to restart everything and it froze on me again. I am also hearing like some weird noises by where the headphone port is at. Please help me, I'm hoping someone can fix this because I don't have enough money to go down to the shop to buy or fix my laptop
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Ambucias Posts 47356 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen February 15, 2023 11,166
Aug 4, 2017 at 05:38 AM
Hi

This is a sticky wicket because it looks like a hard disk failure.

Try to reset your laptop to factory, out of the box, setting.

Good luck
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devinabshire Posts 4 Registration date Friday August 4, 2017 Status Member Last seen August 4, 2017
Aug 4, 2017 at 05:40 AM
Everything in the factory reset doesn't work. Image cannot be found. All options in the trouble shoot doesn't work
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Ambucias Posts 47356 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen February 15, 2023 11,166 > devinabshire Posts 4 Registration date Friday August 4, 2017 Status Member Last seen August 4, 2017
Aug 4, 2017 at 05:46 AM
Oh well, as I said before, since you can't boot to Windows, looks like your hard drive is damaged

Sorry
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devinabshire Posts 4 Registration date Friday August 4, 2017 Status Member Last seen August 4, 2017 > Ambucias Posts 47356 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen February 15, 2023
Aug 4, 2017 at 06:14 AM
No problem, I knew it was damaged but before I was going to start selling things, I came on here to find a fix. Thank you for your support yall are fast to responses and I love that. You have a good day
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Ambucias Posts 47356 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen February 15, 2023 11,166 > devinabshire Posts 4 Registration date Friday August 4, 2017 Status Member Last seen August 4, 2017
Aug 4, 2017 at 06:27 AM
The pleasure was mine, again sorry about your issue.

P.S. A hard disk can be replaced but one should compare the cost of the fix with a new machine.

Last, stay away from Acer which is a low end brand.
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devinabshire Posts 4 Registration date Friday August 4, 2017 Status Member Last seen August 4, 2017
Aug 4, 2017 at 07:12 AM
Hehe, I had a Dell laptop is that good??
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