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So while it is likely what emgee or scoopdreams indicated, do back up your data ASAP. penchalJul 30, 2011, 7:36 AM Dear Sir,Thanks for your valuable tips till the date.Thanks a lot once again.Regards,Penchal NathanEDavidDec 9, 2011, 1:07 AM I am having this same problem with my JM Phillip on March 27th, 2013 Far out and thank you Just worked on my T500 Susan on April 7th, 2013 Thanks, Mike. Mine went dead after about 4 days Idle on sleep.

Fred on March 12th, 2014 It does work, I can't believe it, after I removed the drive, removed ram, left it with no battery or power for 24 hrs, reinstalled everything The next day I forgot to remove it and it stay a day after that it went dead and. Thanks. Interested to know why it actually works… divedave on July 15th, 2010 Absolutely amazing. https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T400-T500-and-newer-T/T520-Doesn-t-recognize-HD-on-Restarts/td-p/3307737

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Ad choices Follow Tom’s guide Subscribe to our newsletter Sign up add to twitter add to facebook ajouter un flux RSS Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Super Drive3. I had been charging the laptop using a power inverter in my car and I thought it had fried the thinkpad.

  • psonewane on April 14th, 2015 You guys rocks…I am at my client and my laptop suddenly broken dead.
  • I started to panic because I hadn't backed up my system for a few months. -Jaz anchie on July 10th, 2010 thnx… it worked….
  • I was skeptic but now i believe it Alex on May 26th, 2015 Oh my god… it worked for my garbage ancient ThinkCentre that operates the HPLC at work… Sweet!
  • Wasn't nearby when it died, but perhaps it overheated (never happened before… the previous fan was replaced because it was making lots of noise).
  • Thanks a lot mate.
  • John_vankirk, I checked by your way.
  • Rahul on April 13th, 2015 worked for me too.
  • As anybody knows now, this problem is caused by residual charge which prevent the Thinkpad to boot (is it a BIOS bug?).

Saved my life. I dropped my laptop on the floor and thought it was dead. Jhon amilbangsaMar 14, 2014, 7:41 PM on the cmos screen look like thisprimary master- IDEprimary slave- IDE primary master SATA - IDE primary slave- slave SATA - IDEport 1 SATA - How To Repair Hard Disk Not Detected Voilá.

Checking on the HD what is going on I see this file constantly being accessed: \Logos4\Data\\Updates\Metadata.db The partial log file where it begins to access the hd looks like this: Sata Hard Drive Not Detected In Bios Or Setup Could this mean that my motherboard is stuffed. noorkey5 on July 15th, 2013 wow. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2257955/recognize-hard-drive.html At first I forgot to unplug the AC ADapter from the computer.

kide777 on November 25th, 2013 My Acer Aspire 4738 was totally dead after all of the lamps in my house flicked for a moment. (unstable voltage? - it's raining hard, btw) Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Bios alpac on January 29th, 2012 Worked for me on my T42 that went dead after connecting it to a usb printer that had a short. Db180 on August 2nd, 2015 I through all logic aside and I tried this on a dead S400. KK on July 18th, 2015 thank million!!!

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Saved me a very expensive trip to the repair shop! JJ on November 16th, 2009 This is NOT working for me… why oh why… anyone else have this fail and find another solution? Second Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Disk Management share|improve this answer answered Sep 5 '09 at 16:20 emgee 4,0891426 add a comment| up vote 2 down vote It's most probably the power - for some reason the drive is Second Hard Drive Not Showing Windows 10 williamon on August 17th, 2011 I almost lost any hope.

Nice! Lifesaver, dude. Security issues Tails might not erase all the system memory on shutdown On rare systems (non-PAE with big amounts of memory), Tails does not consistently erase all system memory as it To fix this problem, you can update your Tails manually. Internal Hard Disk Not Detected

Totally dead. Thank you sooooo much, that saved me!!! Publish Related resources Solvedasus g751jl-ds71 doesnt recognize hard drives Forum Bios Doesn't Recognize Hard Drive Forum My laptop doesnt recognize my external hard drive Forum My laptop doesn't recognize its hard I know where to look in the future, if I have any problems, Great site.

Thank you so much! External Hard Drive Not Detected Thanks, it worked. I own the very last Thinkpad that was still IBM branded.

solved Installed new PSU, now computer doesn't recognize the hard drive solved Windows doesn't recognize my 3TB hard drive!

What does the ThinkPad "power button trick" do? with me dont work this way, but, the lights blinks and the laptop dont work anyway then, what I do? This leads me to believe it’s a SATA controller/mobo issue. Mbr Or Gpt It was totally dead but by pulling the battery, tilting the t43 to allow drainage of the milk, {which was about 2 ounces} Letting it dry out under a 60 watt

When I got back the computer was dead -- absolutely, utterly deceased. The main battery is new and at full charge. Then I let my Thinkpad as is, the dock's LED consuming the residual electricity (I let it as is a few hours). I rang Lenovo support and they wanted me to pay £80 to fix the problem even though I've only had my idealpad 3 months.

But it worked!!!thank you berliner on June 9th, 2015 All of a sudden dead laptop. chen on April 15th, 2014 This guy put this key solution "He then had me unplug the AC adapter and take out the battery. My school work was due n i panicked then i found ur instructions!! Any other suggestions would be most welcome.

Worked like a charm!!! any other trick? Jhot on May 11th, 2008 googled dead thinpad. If it is must and can't get repaired then its OK, even for repair data to lost?

See if this will remount your "lost" volume. Hi Penchal,No there are multiple components within the HDD case, besides the PCB, there are a couple discs, a spindle, a motor, several heads, an amplifier chip, the acruator, the magnets.When Next, you push and hold the power button for 30 seconds. DaveEdi on July 6th, 2011 Thanks a million.

It's been a long time since I stared so long in disbelief at a "dead" lappy, but your "fix" worked first time. Maybe the motherboard’s SATA connector is defective? totally worked in my T61, that died after sleep mode.