IN my Dell Inspiron 1520 , whenever I start my laptop I get the message "Internal hard disk drive not found.To resolve this issue, try to reseat the drive.No bootable devices -- strike F1 to retry boot, F2 to set up utility.Press F5 to run on board diagnostics."
I ran onbiard diagnostics which showed following:error code = 0141msg error code = error code 2000- 0141msg : no drive detectedI also opened the Hard Drive by removing hard drive screws to reseat the drive and put it back again as it was there intially.But when i started my Dell Inspiron 1520 , I get the same message -- "Internal Hard Disk Drive Not Found TO Resolve This Issue, Try TO Reseat The Drive" came.Please help me in this.
The hard drive has completely failed; replace it with a new one.
Is this the only possible solution? I would hate to buy another hd if my motherboard is failing....Im getting the same message as the user your replying to.
I have same issue but i dont get any error in diagnosis , on DST short test it says "Not applicable" , what does it mean?
Remove and reinsert the hard drive. If that gets the hard drive detected (F2 at powerup to check), run a diagnostic. If it does not, replace the drive with a new, 2.5" 9.5 mm or slimmer SATA notebook drive.
I have reseated hard drive but still same problem is there , i m gonna try another hard drive , will post result here , btw i have dell inspiron 1545 laptop 320 GB(5400 rpm) hard disk can i replace it with 500GB hard disk ?
Yes - any standard 2.5" SATA notebook drive will work as long as it's 9.5 mm or slimmer.
If the system is under warranty, I will help you with the replacement. Please provide the service tag and name on the account, complete shipping address and phone number through Private message.
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No its not under warranty , i ll see what i can do , thank you for help