Hello Everyone and thanks for your help in advance. I am having problems with my Inspiron N5010. I am having intermittent boot problems where the hard drive is not detected and I receive a PXE boot error. The laptop is not connected to a network, so the PXE error is simply theBIOS next step after not finding the hard drive. I then restart the laptop and enter boot options > diagnostics. When I run diagnostics for only a few seconds, I can then escape out, the hard drive is detected, and the laptop boots correctly. It will work for a while and then the error will resurface. The Dell diagnostics, when run fully, detects no errors. I have also run CHKDSK from Windows and no errors are detected. I'm really not sure where to go from here. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Welcome to the Community. I suggest you try reseating the Hard Drive. Use the below link.
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