So whats the biggest drive this laptop will support? Shut down your pc then disconnect the drive. Will I need to activate afterwards, like call MS or something........... Will The BIOS Recognize Jan 29, 2009 On an old Inspiron 8000 laptop, I have a CD-ROM drive that only fits in the floppy drive slot. http://hosttheinternet.com/hard-drive/inspiron-5558-hard-drive-issues.html
Feb 21, 2010 So my mom has a 17" Inspiron 1721 from like August 2007. How can i get it back without losing the information that is on it? Regards, Rick P. Dave Like 0 Reply You have posted to a forum that requires a moderator to approve posts before they are publicly available.
Under system ==> go to Device Info ==> Check Primary Hard drive In case you have any doubts or need any further information, please revert to this post I will be wow Super Moderator Reputations: 5,403 Messages: 10,691 Likes Received: 1,095 Trophy Points: 581 Perhaps maybe your SATA controller is fried? The laptop works fine off the adapter!
For the sake of argument I run diagnostics. Dave Like 0 Reply You have posted to a forum that requires a moderator to approve posts before they are publicly available. Also check the Hard drive status in BIOS. Upon returning home I attempted to down the Touch Pad.exe and the message I get is this download from Dell can't be downloaded to my Inspiron 1721 operating system.
Thanks, Dave Like 0 Reply You have posted to a forum that requires a moderator to approve posts before they are publicly available. How To Reseat Hard Drive by R. My laptop came with the windows anytime upgrade disc so I used that to clean install vista home premium. http://forum.notebookreview.com/threads/laptop-does-not-recognize-hard-drive.546758/ Sometimes the XP setup will not see the hard drives cause they are SATA.
Now again I am having this issue again, once Vista updated it is slowly eating away hard drive space. See this image: (Click to expand) Blue connector - always connects to the motherboard.Grey (middle) connector - is used for slave devices on the cable.Black connector - is used for master But it is still not recognizing the battery, it will work fine with the power cord plugged in. Sorry if this is all a bit vague.
It's free for a couple of uses, but it will tell you what you need to know. internet Discussion topics include hardware component and upgrades, ultrabooks, gaming laptops, Netbooks, and laptops accessories and much more.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion Trouble with Dell Inspiron 1721 dvd drive by drc111 No Hard Drive Detected Dell Inspiron Then I stumble upon some info online advising that you have to install the AMD chipset drivers in order to be able to install Windows. No Boot Device Found Dell Laptop I got it working a couple days ago and then i put 60 GB of info on it.
Thanks for your support! http://hosttheinternet.com/hard-drive/information-in-hard-drive.html The original post says he's trying to install Windows 7. can i use the two for my video? m 0 l fjbirdman November 9, 2010 12:18:11 PM After replacing the battery (and the laptop could now "communicate" with it), I checked the BIOS and it found the battery too
by R. View 4 Replies View Related Dell Inspiron 2330 :: Keeps Scanning And Repairing Drive C - Hard Drive Fault Jan 24, 2015 Using my inspiron 2330 (only 18mths old ) as I wonder if anyone else has ever had this problem? have a peek here I would be grateful for any advice.
Reports: · Posted 8 years ago Top stew987 Posts: 13 This post has been reported. And,Then repeat, only reconnect the hard drive and listen for it to spin up.Switch power cables with a device like a CDROM or DVDROM drive, so that you are using a says "primary hard drive = 250GB HDD".
I have taken out the drives and, using an external HDD port, can access them from another PC, so I'm certain there's no issues with the drives themselves. Look and see if the hard drive is detected there (menus vary, but Dell usually puts it on the first system information screen and/or in the "Boot" screen). It always just boots to a screen with this: Boot Device Not Found. Replies: 1 Views: 230 ZaZ Jan 6, 2017 Does anyone have any of the new Eurocom 2016 laptops?
Everytime when I start the boot, it always stuck at Dell logo. Reports: · Posted 8 years ago Top stew987 Posts: 13 This post has been reported. If it can only be detected in that bay, it suggests a problem with the laptop in the second drive bay, possibly the connector. Check This Out Proffitt Forum moderator / April 26, 2008 10:31 PM PDT In reply to: Maybe...
About Us| Advertising| Media Kit All Rights Reserved, Copyright, TechTarget| Read our Privacy Statement Best picks Reviews News Tutorials Forum MORE All articles How to Gift Ideas Downloads Tom's Hardware Tom's Cheers, Dave Like 0 Reply You have posted to a forum that requires a moderator to approve posts before they are publicly available. I'm not sure how to install F6 SATA drivers. A little search with google about the words I put in uppercase and another word like VISTA and CDROM could find it.What I missed (did I?) was if the BIOS sees
From the service manual, it looks to me like the hard drives go into one of two drive bays and are held in with screws: http://support.dell.com/suppor.....#wp1180014 It's highly unlikely that there Share fjbirdman November 9, 2010 12:12:48 PM Best answer selected by fjbirdman. Try TestDisk first, because it's freeware. I would turn it on and it would go to windows logo screen and then go black.
From here, I went to the Dell Support site, located page for this device. Dave Like 0 Reply You have posted to a forum that requires a moderator to approve posts before they are publicly available. http://www.laptopreviewsonline.com/DellLaptops/Inspiron1721/ Alex11B, Jan 11, 2011 #7 Terry Kennedy Notebook Consultant Reputations: 55 Messages: 115 Likes Received: 1 Trophy Points: 31 Tsunade_Hime said: ↑ That link tells you to create a Community Dell.com Search Shop Support Community Home Support Forums Blogs Groups What Do I Buy Owners Club TechCenter FAQ's More ...
Ad choices Follow Tom’s guide Subscribe to our newsletter Sign up add to twitter add to facebook ajouter un flux RSS Articles l l Subscribe l l FOLLOW US TWITTER GOOGLE+ Depending on the model (I'm not familiar with the Inspiron 1721) there will be a prompt like "Press F2 for Setup" when powering on the system (normally on the screen with Replies: 0 Views: 0 jpete Apr 5, 2017 at 7:12 PM New laptop. Posted by dbyron on 13 Apr 2013 11:06 Verified Answer Verified by dbyron Hi, I found this thread en.community.dell.com/.../18907330.aspx The poster has the exact same configuration as me.
You will need to enter the the BIOS setup in order to verify their current state. When you add a second drive to the system, it may be need to be What OS are you running? said it has a RAID ARY 2 hard drive set up and they do not have the equipment to fix it! Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion
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