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Author Topic: primary master drive failed  (Read 2201 times)

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frank cardoza

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primary master drive failed
« on: August 23, 2005, 10:05:12 AM »
my g/f turned on her computer this morning and it said

primary master drive failed please insert a bootable cartridge.


she downloads lot's of music.. and her virtual memory was down to less than 5 GB.
is she screwed.

Raptor

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Re: primary master drive failed
« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2005, 11:43:20 AM »
Can the drive be detected by the BIOS?

Has it been disconnected?

Can you reformat it?


merlin_2

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Re: primary master drive failed
« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2005, 02:55:45 PM »
boot to safe mode f5/f8 key........and use scandisk/ or defrag