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 SATA Hard Drive not recognised Forum My DVD drive is suddenly missing from Windows Vista Forum HP Pavillion dv6000 CD driver does not recognise CDs. Forum Two hard disks in a laptop Forum Slow boot up suddenly Forum Unreadable Hard Drive? Reformat? Dont need to save any info? How do I Forum DVD drive and cd drive is not detected! Forum Help Repairing HP DV7 Series Entertainment Notebook Forum HP DV8T 1000 - Keeps on shutting down and restarting at startup! Forum Accessing bios problem on hp dv5 Forum Hard Drives No Longer Recognized Forum Sager laptop passes bios then hangs Forum "No hard disk" error on XP install (SATA) Forum Samsung 1.5TB Died Forum My DVD drive is suddenly missing from Windows Vista Forum 1 HDD vs. 2 HDD RAID-0 Forum External hard drive no partitoin found Forum [Solved] Writting Zeros to a hard drive?? Forum Boot Camp Hard Drive Capacity versus Listed Program GB Load Conflict. Forum Why wont my computer recognize my hard drive? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !