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Old 01-16-2012, 02:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default New hard drive but no luck

Sorry if I didn't post this in the right place, but I been having problems with my hard drive that I just bought today.My laptop's (eMachines D620) hard drive crashed a while ago, today I had the time to do some research and buy a new one. My old hard drive was a WD Scorpio, so I bought this one hard drive that it was a WD scorpio Blue with 250gb, once I installed everything (hardware) I tried to run the computer to install the OS (windows Vista) but I got some errors which I had before (I curiously turned on the laptop without a hard drive). Here's a picture of the errors and of the hard drive (new & old) I'm looking help of what could be causing these problems and how would I be able to fix them. The error screen is like this

Yukon PXE v6.55.1.4 (20080222)
(c)Copyright 2003-2008 Marvell(R). All
Pre-boot execution Enviroment (PXE) v2
(C)copyright 1997-2000 Intel Corporation
PXE-E61: Media test failre, check cable
PXE-M0F: Exiting PXE ROM.
Operating System not found


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Old 01-16-2012, 05:57 PM   #2 (permalink)
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It looks like the hard drive isn't being seen. I would try hooking up your new hard drive to a different computer just to see if it works. If it works in a different computer then the hard drive controller in your laptop might of died. If doesn't work in the different computer then the new hard drive is probably bad.
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