my hp pavilion dv5000 has many problems like its not finding a hard disk drive

By pinoypride18
Jun 3, 2007
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  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. gavinseabrook

    gavinseabrook Newcomer, in training Posts: 528

    What is the error code on the blue screen message.

    Look for specific numbers such as 0x---------
    Also anything such as PAGE_FAULT
  3. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 10,067   +13

    if the HD is SATA you will need the drivers for that drive when installing and formatting.
  4. lamo

    lamo Newcomer, in training Posts: 570

    pinoypride18
    check out if your hard drive detects in bios
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