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09-30-2009 09:00 AM
10-01-2009 07:20 AM
Have you try using other OS installer?
Let us know about your new harddisk, the info of brand and size would be useful.
Pavilion DV2922TX, XP-SP3 32bit, Intel T5750 2.0Ghz, Nvidia Geforce 8400M GS with 128MB, 4GB 667 DDR2, 250GB HDD
10-01-2009 05:03 PM
The problem is resolved and here is the critique:
- My Pavillion dv 9000 laptop has two 120GB hard drives. When I used the recovery disk (the DVD Recovery Disk that I purchased from HP) to re-install the current Vista OS and software, it loaded the software onto the 2nd drive. For whatever reason, the BIOS did not see this drive and the laptop would not boot.
- Thanks to the assistance from the IT Dept where I work, they eventually removed the 2nd hard drive. The recovery disk was re-inserted and the OS and other software was loaded onto the now single drive.
- Everything went fine and after the laptop was loaded and ready, I re-inserted the 2nd hard drive. The BIOS recognized it, although I had to re-format it because the OS from the recovery disk was still on it.
- My laptop is back to normal! Thanks to Andrew from our IT Department!