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 SolvedRecommend a hard drive to replace my shot OS drive: WD Raptor 74 GB Forum How Do I know if the motherboard is shot or the hard drive? Forum Canon Laser Shot LBP 1210 Drive for Windows 8 Pro 64bit Forum Elderly Dell Dimension 2100 - drive rails - shot in the dark! Forum Solvedhard drive problem.... I think please help Forum SolvedAccessing an old hard drive on a new computer Forum Solved5400 RPM Hard drive Forum SolvedHard drive blue screen Forum SolvedHard drive transfer to new win 7 pc (all aplications, games etc) will i need to reinstall all software ? Forum SolvedExternal hard drive problem Forum SolvedLaptop hard drive in pc? Forum SolvedNew everything except old WD green hard drive from 2006 Forum Solvedunable to retrieve files from netbook hard drive using SATA cable Forum SolvedWill my hard drive work Forum SolvedNew to Building: Will i have to set up my 2nd Hard Drive in any way? Forum SolvedInstalling Windows on an SSD, with a hard drive already in the computer Forum SolvedMSI hard drive cage/caddy/whatever it is Forum SolvedCan I get an IDE Hard drive to work with a IDE Disc Drive on the same ribbon cable? Forum SolvedWant to wipe my hard drive for use on a new computer Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !