Dell optiplex drive boot problems

By R3dmon3y
Mar 28, 2009
  1. my dell optiplex gx270 series desktop computer does not boot up all the way. It loads up the dell screen then the following error message appears on a black screen.

    "Sata primary drive 0 not found
    secondary drive 1 not found
    strike f1 key to continue or f2 to run setup utility"
  2. Matthew

    Matthew TechSpot Staff Posts: 5,332   +101

    Sounds like it's not finding anything to boot off of. Either your OS/bootloader is botched or your HDD has died. Can you see the drive in the BIOS?
  3. mizzac59

    mizzac59 TS Rookie

  4. mizzac59

    mizzac59 TS Rookie

    I have the same exact problem please help.
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