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I then compare these results with what is in the BIOS. I also will see if the BIOS can automatically and correctly identify the drive. If not, I use the user-defined fields. ) I boot from a floppy and do a virus scan on drive C:. If C is there. ) If C is not ther–e—I carry a few older hard drives with various boot managers on them. I'll make my drive master and boot from it letting my boot manager load. This would allow me to see their drive if I used the right boot manager. ) If no boot manager is being used, and C is not present, I use Norton's "NDD/REBUILD" to recover the dos partitions.

4. Use a Data Recovery program if the drive will spin up. Get the data off the drive. 5. Fdisk/MBR the drive and see if it will then accept a new OS install. 6. Don't waste too much time on the issue. Data is only as good as your last backup. Figure out how the cost benefit of trying to bring the drive back to life and just getting a new drive. ” From: Pahl Jeff TSgt AFMIA/MISO For FAT file systems. 1st boot from floppy and try to access C:. If that doesn't work, run Fdisk /MBR. Sometimes replacing the master boot record will fix a non-booting drive.

Try IDE Auto Detect to see if the bios can even see the drive. If yes, then I would use that setting and everything should be OK. biz If yes and the drive still does not boot, I would use fdisk/mbr in case the Master boot record was destroyed. If no then I would go to step 2. 2. Open the box and check all power and data cables. I have seen Molex type power connectors lose a connection intermittently I have also seen one case where the data cable came loose when the computer was moved. If cables were the problem, then you should be okay now.

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