Hard disc suddenly not recognised on hp 625 laptop Tags: Hard Drives Laptops Hewlett Packard Windows Recovery Storage Last response: January 10, 2011 1:31 PM in Storage Share rgvkid January 10, 2011 12:52:49 PM hi all, i have an hp 625 laptop which ive had for a month or so.went to power it up yesterday (working perfectly the night before,powered down properly etc.) and no joy 8 ( i get a windows logo briefly then it just restarts with same again. if i use my windows recovery disc which came with it,it gets as far as setup and asking where you want to install windows,but no hard disc shows up !! so it wont install to a disc it cant see. so cant even get windows to boot up to get my stuff off etc. any help much appreciated, cheers, col ps at the moment,i am trying to use hp's own hard disc checking tool (when you press escape at startup) and it is certainly taking forever to check something !no conclusion yet tho More about : hard disc suddenly recognised 625 laptop rgvkid January 10, 2011 1:31:35 PM quick update,it says "non system disc or disc error" when i try to start. also used hp's own tools (escape key at startup) and it didnt come up with any errors (despite lengthy hard disc scan) also it's on windows 7 pro cheers Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedHP Laptop shuts down suddenly Forum SolvedMy crashed hp pavilion laptop keep suddenly shut down when i wanted to boot it with Wondershare LiveBoot 2012 Forum Seagate hard drive 1 TB not being recognised suddenly Forum My iomega ego external hard drive suddenly not recognised Forum Usb hard drive recognised but says no disc Forum hard disc not recognised by xp Forum Can I Make a TOSHIBA LAPTOP RECOVERY DISC on my HP desktop for someone else? Forum How to remove cd disc from HP Envy 14 laptop?HP Envy does not come with pin hole built in to remove disc manually. Forum SolvedOld HP laptop died and I transferred the hard drive from the laptop to a tower. Now it says I have 3 days to activate windows Forum I have a HP laptop and the dvd drive is not recognizing the disc...disc is in but I get a message saying no disc found or plea Forum SolvedAfter renewing hard disk in my HP nx6110 laptop only 2-3 pendrives are detected Forum SolvedExternal hard drive fine on laptop but all of a sudden not being detected on TV or Xbox Forum Laptop won't boot, fan is on and hard disc spins Forum SolvedExternal Hard Drives not being recognized on HP laptop! Forum Hp 4gb pen drive not recognised in my laptop Forum SolvedNew hard drive for HP laptop Forum Solvedreplaced hard drive and now get no operating system found its a vistasystem hp laptop Forum my laptop hard disc is not responding....... Forum buying new internal Hard disc for Sony vaio laptop Forum SolvedWindows 8 hard drive change on a hp laptop Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !