Hard drive shot? Tags: Hard Drives Laptops Connection Storage Last response: December 25, 2011 5:05 PM in Storage Share woltej1 a b D Laptop December 25, 2011 5:01:44 AM My laptop has been having no issues, tried starting it today and got media connection failure, operating system not found. Messed with cmos, doesn't have anything listed after sata hdd. Is the hard drive shot? More about : hard drive shot jsmakkar a b D Laptop a b G Storage December 25, 2011 5:32:34 AM Make a Parted Magic Boot CD and boot from this CD (no install required). See if your HDD is detected in Parted Magic. m 0 l woltej1 a b D Laptop December 25, 2011 5:05:22 PM And if it is detected or not detected what does that mean m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedIs my hard drive shot? Forum How Do I know if the motherboard is shot or the hard drive? Forum SolvedRecommend a hard drive to replace my shot OS drive: WD Raptor 74 GB Forum Canon Laser Shot LBP 1210 Drive for Windows 8 Pro 64bit Forum Elderly Dell Dimension 2100 - drive rails - shot in the dark! Forum SolvedInternal Hard Drive came in the mail, but no cable came with it. Forum SolvedHard Disk Drive (HDD) problem Forum SolvedDell Optiplex 755 MT - Adding 2nd Hard drive - Any system factors limiting size and/or speed Forum SolvedRoommate dropped my external hard drive Forum SolvedWhat is this hard drive problem???? Forum SolvedCompletely wipe hard drive to install windows? Forum Solved[Battlefield] Can I install battlefield 4 from a disk onto my hard drive? [PC] Forum SolvedAccess to external hard drive Forum SolvedSSD and Hard Drive, but everything goes on SSD, why? Forum SolvedUse a store bought pc internal Hard Drive on a new build? (first build ever) Forum SolvedUnable to transfer files to 250 GB WD Passport. Possible Hard Drive Failure Forum SolvedHard drive cloning dilemma Forum SolvedWhat hard drive do i need? Forum SolvedSomehow my hard drive got formatted , PLEASE HELP. Forum SolvedWhat SATA Cable do I need to buy for this 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 !