Please try again now or at a later time. Is the error before or after windows starts to load?? Thank you for your time See more Primary master hard disk fail message appears External USB Hard Drive doesn't show up in My Computer [Solved] (Solved) External USB Hard Drive don't Reply Reply With Quote January 13th, 2002,10:23 AM #15 SPEEDO View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries Ultimate Member Join Date Oct 2001 Location Central, Me. http://dotbowl.com/hard-disk/primary-master-hard-disk-fail-during-bootup.html
Could someone give me some step by step instructions on how to trouble shoot this one? Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. How do I make the newer drive the main drive and the older drive the secondary? Advanced Search Forum Windows Operating Systems Windows 95/98/ME Primary master hard disk failure - How to fix?
Click here to join today! Where are you getting the info that you posted. ~Candy~, Aug 14, 2003 #7 raybro Joined: Apr 26, 2003 Messages: 5,834 Doesn't sound like this is going to be a Advertisement ron derenzo Thread Starter Joined: Feb 17, 2002 Messages: 116 I went out of town for 3 days and came back and the pc was stuck on the message: primary Its a 32 gig drive.
Here's how you switch the boot drive from the current (master) to the other (slave). Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Software & Hardware > Hardware > Computer problem? Loading... Primary Master Hard Disk Error Windows 7 wat's the problem?
Now you should be able to boot from the CD. 3) When the "SeaTools for DOS" appears --> Accept the license agreement --> Click on "Basic" menu and select the option For this reason I think in unfair to review the software. Were there any strange noises coming from the drive before this problem e.g clicking? http://discussions.virtualdr.com/showthread.php?7938-Primary-master-hard-disk-failure-How-to-fix That's what it's all about.
if it the mb hanging with no video you be able with a post card see where it hanging. What Does Primary Master Hard Disk Error Mean This computer has 2 hard drives. My PC was up and running and then all it starts making a weird sound and then locks up. When I turned it back on it said something like "primary master hard disk fail"and I now can only boot into the ubuntu live cd.
n can't do anything.. A friend handed it over 4 me to check out after one of her son's buddy's donated it to her. Primary Master Hard Disk Error Press F1 To Resume Also if you need to buy a new hard drive, check that your motherboard can handle it's capacity. Primary Master Hard Disk Error Windows Xp Jump to content FacebookTwitter Geeks to Go Forum Operating Systems Windows XP, 2000, 2003, NT Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE Geeks To Go is a helpful
I hope you do backups. http://dotbowl.com/hard-disk/primary-hard-drive-fail.html This morning, I powered it off and on several times, each time unplugging it and I kept getting this master hard disk fail....I finally got it to open. Hi, I know next to nothing about computers but I need some help! I also put my own HDD in his computer and took it all the way to the "choose partition to install Windows" portion of the Windows 7 set-up, and all seemed Primary Master Hard Disk Error Press Del To Resume
Good Luck Leave a comment Helpful +0 Report jwblobman 16Posts Sunday January 9, 2011Registration date January 15, 2013 Last seen Jan 18, 2011 03:51PM thanks, i'll try this when i get Good Luck Reply Report jwblobman 16Posts Sunday January 9, 2011Registration date January 15, 2013 Last seen - Jan 22, 2011 06:24AM I dont actually have the xp cd. Changing the boot drive is pretty simple, but you must first get a good copy process to get the OS on the slave drive. Check This Out just a new hard drive.
bassfisher6522 replied Feb 22, 2017 at 6:40 AM Windows restarts after... Secondary Master Hard Disk Error Press F1 To Resume CarnageReport replied Feb 22, 2017 at 6:30 AM Possible Voip / SIP attacks? Taht way you may be able to save your data.When the PC is booting, do you see something like "press del to enter setup"?If so, press the relevant key and enter
What the heck does this mean, I never changed anything. Reply Reply With Quote January 13th, 2002,01:10 AM #4 storm2k View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries Visit Homepage The Mad Redhatter Join Date Oct 2001 Location NJ Posts Reply Reply With Quote January 13th, 2002,10:08 AM #14 surreal View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries Visit Homepage Indispensable Member Join Date Oct 2001 Location Bakersfield, CA Posts Primary Hard Disk Error I search online a good hour, most forums state drive is shot.
Reply Reply With Quote October 16th, 2009,06:44 AM #19 katesknowin View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries Junior Member Join Date Oct 2009 Posts 1 Primary Hard Disk Fail Reply With Quote March 4th, 2000,05:02 PM #4 zaidas View Profile View Forum Posts Virtual Med Student Join Date Mar 2000 Location Budapest, Hungary Posts 1 Unfortunately, I'm not here to Then reboot. http://dotbowl.com/hard-disk/primary-slave-hard-disk-fail.html Visit manufacturers Web Site and download testing tools and check your HDD for possible bad sectors...
See More: HDD Problem Primary Master hard disk fail Report • #1 ace_omega July 14, 2010 at 08:17:02 Either your hard drive has died, your hard drive controller has died or After that, you copied into that same place fresh startup files from a special repair directory. Somethin soooo little & stupid to overlook. (By the way, I'm the one that added the Master Jumper) Hope ya get a good laugh out of my crazy lil story here. If that fails take your hard drive to a friends computer and see if it can be detected.
If the drive does not show in My Computer, then we have a whole different approach to this process. now they have a setting where you leave the jumper out and it means "i'm the only drive on the chain" and if your setup is like this, it won't work by casemf / January 8, 2005 4:26 AM PST I'm hoping someone can help, Please! Is it not seeing the Master drive?
i learned that one the hard way on my girlfriend's system. All rights reserved. then turn it back on once it is done..