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Boot problem, getting worse and worse

By PC-Problem-J
Sep 24, 2012
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  1. Hi everyone,
    My bottom fan on my PC was being very loud, so I opened up my case and unplugged the power supply, and flicked off the power switch on the back. I unscrewed the bottom fan and dusted it a little bit, and then I put it back together how it was before.

    The part that I unscrewed also contained my hard drive, and now that it is reseated I cannot boot.


    At first I got an error when booting:
    Loading operating system . . .
    disk boot failure, insert system disk and press enter.

    THEN, I tried making sure everything was connected well and tight, and now I am not getting anything displayed on my screen.

    Apologies for the lack of knowledge and thanks for the help.

    Jeremy
     
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,231   +234

    It is possible that when you removed the fan and hard drive, you plugged the hard drives SATA cable into a different SATA port on the motherboard. Get into the bios, and make sure that the hard drive is being detected properly
     

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