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03-14-2012 04:21 PM
Hi can anyone help i changed the hdd after it failed in my 6720s i have done a HDD test and all comes up passed, the original was 80GIG the new one is 160GIG i have changed the boot order to DVD first but all i get is.....
Non-system disk or disk error, replace and strike any key when ready
03-15-2012 05:25 AM
yea i tried from an XP disc even though my alptop is vista but i didnt get anything just the same msg, and i changed the boot order still nothing
03-15-2012 10:09 AM
hi all i dont know the reason, but i can only asume that the dvd drive is shot coz i pluged in an external dvd drive and now installing as normal from that ,again you need to set boot order to boot from usb cd rom. hope this is of some use to someone. it's been driving me nuts
03-15-2012 10:41 AM
Just had the same problem on an hp 530,non system disk. Did the same and changed the boot order still no success. Figured that the DVD was suspect. Found the DVD had been set somehow to the wrong region. Tried to change it but it failed to change. Swapped the drives with my spare hp 530.Windows disc now starts to load but is asking for the drivers for the hard disc, and DVD drive! I am also getting the error code 163 time and date not set.
03-15-2012 11:18 AM
date and time is usualy coz the litheum battery inside is shot ,i would not attempt this on a notebook it's soldered in sometimes , mine failed the first time with new HDD and region is set auto after the first five plays of a region IE if the first discs were usa that what it will set to. sorry i can't be more help
03-17-2012 02:47 AM
hi do you mean still can't set date and time if so that sound like a bios fault, or poss motherboard
tha dreaded disk error is a problem i dont seem to be able to find any workable solutions on here i trid the external usb dvd as a last resort . and it worked....................good luck