Hard drive issue

By davbell22602
Jan 11, 2010
  1. I installed a different hard in a dell computer and used the dell reinstallation cd. Now in order to boot the cd must stay in the drive. I get a error message on black screen saying there's no boot device. The harddrive is a maxtor 40gb.
  2. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +9

    Your hard drive is bad. Buy a new hard drive. That one will play games with you, but it is long past warranty and long past reliability.
  3. davbell22602

    davbell22602 TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 61

    ok came out of a older pcalso.
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