Dell Ispiron 5150 - primary hard disk drive not found

Discussion in 'Dell' started by Brendan, Mar 3, 2004.

  1. Brendan

    Brendan Guest

    Hello,

    I have a brand new Dell Ispiron 5150 and I've only been using it for a
    few months. Today I turn it on and I get a message "primary hard disk
    drive not found" and the computer starts making a strange click noise.
    I haven't got the recovery disk because I am away for a few months.
    Does anyone have any advice?

    Thanks,

    B
     
    Brendan, Mar 3, 2004
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    Tom Scales Guest

    Well, that's a very bad sign. Usually it is a dead hard drive.

    Tom
     
    Tom Scales, Mar 3, 2004
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    Paulb Guest

    I had same experience with my 5150, mine was hard drive went bad, they
    replaced it and so far ok !
     
    Paulb, Mar 3, 2004
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