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Old 02-14-2009, 03:45 PM   #1
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Default Why do I get message 'primary hard disk fail'?

When booting the computer up I get this message (as in title). Why is this happening?

I have tried changing the hard disk and reinstalling o/s but no such luck. I have tried changing system battery and still no such luck.

The reinstall of o/s Win 2000 goes so far but then stops and gives message about 'primary hard disk fail' - So I thin this rules out ther power supply too.
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Default Re: Why do I get message 'primary hard disk fail'?

Have you tried using a new cable?
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Old 02-14-2009, 07:09 PM   #3
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Default Re: Why do I get message 'primary hard disk fail'?

What should the jumper settings be set too - the HD will be the only one in the PC?
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Either master or cable select.
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