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HP Pavilion dv5000 cant find a hard disk installed

By pinoypride18
Jun 3, 2007
  1. i have an hp pavilion dv5000 and at first i had a "blue screen" problem so my friend thought reformatting my hard drive will help but no i have no OS and when i try to put one in it says like "Setup did not find any hard disk drives installed in your system" please help i dont know what to do
     
  2. tipstir

    tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 4,754   +96

    How did you friend reformat the HDD?

    1. Under Windows
    2. Under Windows Setup
     
  3. pinoypride18

    pinoypride18 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    he used some other program i forgot the name of it
     
  4. CCT

    CCT TS Evangelist Posts: 3,556

    There are several models of the dv5000 - which is yours?
     
  5. pinoypride18

    pinoypride18 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    hey great news i fixed the problem. is did somethin with the BIOS, i disabled the sata drive i thiink
     
  6. ishmeet3000

    ishmeet3000 TS Rookie

    hey did u disable the sata native support?????
     
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