Solved

laptop won't turn on with hard drive installed

I got a hold o a Presario 2500 laptop, it will boot to bios but when I put a hard drive in it won't turn on.
3 answers Last reply Best Answer
More about laptop turn hard drive installed
  1. Sounds like the Presario has a hold on you, rather. :p

    There could be a short at the sATA connection. Have you tried a different drive?
  2. Prostar Computer said:
    Sounds like the Presario has a hold on you, rather. :p

    There could be a short at the sATA connection. Have you tried a different drive?


    its an ide connector and I have tried 3 different hd's I was thinking the same thing about it having a short
  3. Best answer
    Ah good ol' IDE. You could run a USB live OS, such as Linux, for the time being. If the problem is at the port or the circuitry then there's no easy fix for it, unfortunately.
Ask a new question

Read More

Laptops Presario Hard Drives