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#1 Cooper24

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Posted 23 August 2005 - 09:58 PM

I have an old Compaq5284 and recently started to have problems with the hard drive. The computer used to recognize the hard drive, but it would not boot. If I used a boot disk I could at least access the files. Now the computer does not even recognize the disk. I have since found another hard drive an started over. Everything works fine with the new hard drive. When I plug in the old hard drive again, I get message saying there is no devices attached to the computer. I have plugged in the hard drive in all the different channels with no effect and like I said it is the OEM drive (Quantum Bigfoot TS 19.2GB) and it worked before.

Should I just pitch this hard drive or is there something else I can try?

Thanks,

Jon :thumbsup:

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Posted 23 August 2005 - 10:17 PM

pitch it, when you get errors like "no ide devices plugged in", when you plug in bigfoot, it is toast.
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Posted 23 August 2005 - 10:43 PM

When you plugged in the old hard drive did you change the jumpers?

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