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The 160 GB has even been proven bootable. stored on his local machine which is not being backed up. Donnez votre avis Utile +0 Signaler Utilisateur anonyme 2 avril 2008 à 23:56 Salut vous deux je vois que vous avez avancé dans la bonne voie. It took a long time because it moved a ton of files. have a peek here

Based on the information you supplied you must be using ide as I'm unaware that this conflict is possible with sata.Exception: If these are sata drives the only way an incompatibilty I gave up. Once again, exit and be sure to save the changes. Error Message Detecting Primary Slave None Started by toolkit , Dec 05 2007 10:17 AM Please log in to reply 1 reply to this topic #1 toolkit toolkit Members 1 posts http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/119721/error-message-detecting-primary-slave-none/

Solution 1. Basically they have given up. What would cause that message and what is the > > primary slave? Thanks a million Starlight.

  1. Weird message because if I just have the 160 gig in as primary master and no slave everythig works fine.This is the same error message I've been getting for 2 days
  2. I keep getting an error "detecting primary slave none" Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 garmanma garmanma Computer Masochist Staff Emeritus 27,809
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  4. After you get the message "Primary drive not found", does the comp.
  5. Rebuild MBR with Windows Installation Disk or Repair Disk If you are using Windows installation disk, start computer with it to get Language select interface, then make preferences, and click "Next"
  6. Yes The 80 GB HDD works on the secondary IDE.
  7. Shut down.5.
  8. To correct this problem, enter the configuration utility once again by pressing F2.
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Move the end connector of the IDE cable back to the 160 GB unit, but leave the 80 Gb unit unconnected. Trent What do you call a smart blonde? As you mentioned in your message, you only have one hard drive, so Primary Drive 0 should be set to one of a few options, depending on the BIOS type and The same idea works on optical drives, such as CD-ROM and DVD drives.

Connecting a Hard Drive and DVD drive on Primary IDE channel? Fredericks, Apr 18, 2004, in forum: Computer Hardware Replies: 2 Views: 345 half_pint Apr 18, 2004 Primary Slave HDD Error mjdb, Jun 3, 2004, in forum: Computer Hardware Replies: 4 Views: good luck no I'm not crazy WamphryiJun 18, 2010, 6:45 PM Well seeing as the drives in question are referred to as Master and Slave the drives must be IDE. click resources However, to explain where it came from and what to do about it, I have to explain a bit on how the computer works.Most PC's nowadays comes with two IDE channels.

Use a Full Format to ensure any doubtful sectors are detected and marked off by Windows. Anytime I see errors related to a hard drive, I assume the worst and immediately save important files in case the drive fails completely.2.) Start with the simple things first: Have Put the CD-ROM as slave on IDE2 slot on Mobo. Thanks for any > help > > you can give us. > > > > Helene > if the machine does not have a second harddrive > then it's nothing to

Take it back out and put back in the 160 gig that already had the operating system and it would work fine. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2661849/primary-slave-hard-disk-error.html Rebuild Master Boot Record Both mistaken operation and virus attack may cause MBR damaged. You'll find discussions about fixing problems with computer hardware, computer software, Windows, viruses, security, as well as networks and the Internet.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion 3/10/06 Primary drive not found! It is possible to add a tertiary and/or quaternary IDE ports to a PC, but those are not widely supported.

Boot up the machine and verify the 160 still works OK by itself. http://yeahimadork.com/error-message/error-message-don-t-know-what-to-do-about-it.php Peux tu faire un auto detect IDE Disque dur par le Bios, peut-être dans IDE configuration (ou forcer manuellement ton DD dans cette section ?) La solution n'est pas loin...si ton However, since the former will automatically fix all problems that are preventing Windows from starting, it requires much more time. Signaler djolbos 265Messages postés vendredi 8 février 2008Date d'inscription 25 juillet 2009 Dernière intervention - 2 avril 2008 à 23:54 Bon maintenant dans Primary IDE MAster il met HARD Disk et

Thanks for any help > you can give us. > > Helene > > ProfGene, Apr 24, 2004 #19 half_pint Guest It might be worth trying removing (disconnecting) the existing Go to Boot Priority Sequence and make sure it is optical drive first, 160 GB unit second, and NO mention of the 80 GB unit. There are Admin tools in Windows to configure your devices installed on the CPU, but remember it's all software that helps run the devices. Check This Out Well then, how can we fix or rebuild MBR without loading system?

Completely counter-intuitive but it worked. Oh, and if this is the case, you'll definitely want to back up your data as they will be sending you a replacement drive. Power up from cold and you will predictably get the error message.

by Marc Bennett CNET staff/forum admin / March 9, 2006 2:34 AM PST Question:Every time I boot up my Dell Dimension desktop, I immediately get an error message that says "Primary

But a computer can only execute electronic instructions stored in memory, so this presents a problem, which is solved by a process called 'bootstrapping' (or 'booting'). It is possible that someone entered setup and accidentally changed some settings. It would also present an ideal time to take the old battery to the shops and buy a new one (about $2.00).Your drive may be due to fail. Répondre Signaler djolbos 265Messages postés vendredi 8 février 2008Date d'inscription 25 juillet 2009 Dernière intervention - 2 avril 2008 à 15:57 Salut!

If you get that, the system could use the 80 GB unit normally at least to read its beginning. All you need is a Philips screwdriver and some Dell computers you do not even need that. Each time they shut down and power on again the message just comes back and they can never open windows. http://yeahimadork.com/error-message/error-message-on-8-1.php When done, back out of Disk Management and reboot.

Keep it in the forums, so everyone benefitsBecome a BleepingComputer fan: Facebook and Twitter Back to top Back to Windows XP Home and Professional 0 user(s) are reading this topic 0 Comme tu dis ;) je n'ai qu'un DD.. Press and hold down the F2 key until the message changes from "F2 = Setup" to "Entering Setup." If your computer does not enter setup at this time, wait until the In the window above we can type "bootrec /fixmbr" to fix MBR only, but we can also type "bootrec /fixboot" and "bootrec /rebuildbcd" to do more repairs.

Signaler djolbos 265Messages postés vendredi 8 février 2008Date d'inscription 25 juillet 2009 Dernière intervention - 2 avril 2008 à 22:43 salut!! It was simply connected to an off/on wall switch which had been accidentally flipped to the off position. what brand and model is it? You can't copy Windows and your programs without special software - such as a hard drive cloning or imaging utility such as Paragon Hard Disk Manager or Norton Ghost.

HDD-0 represents the primary hard drive; HDD-1 represents the secondary hard drive. Since your BIOS probably doesn't have it last in the list, it means there are other devices that it is giving you the option of checking - but it won't do Based on the information you supplied you must be using ide as I'm unaware that this conflict is possible with sata.Exception: If these are sata drives the only way an incompatibilty Sinon là tu ne peux rien faire, je vais être chiant mais pourrais-tu ennoncé comme tu viens de le faire chaque section et chaque choix possible, ça m'aiderais !