View Full Version : Hard Drive Wont Auto Detect

29-02-2004, 08:22 AM
I have a Fujitsu 40Gb Hard Drive. Yesterday the computer booted up fine. I went out for a couple of hours and came home to find the cursor flashing on the screen. I reset the computer and now it tells me that it cant find the drive. I have tried detecting it in another computer but same result. I suspect that the controller card on the drive has gone. I have not had any problems with the drive until now. I have tried setting the settings manually but to no avail.

29-02-2004, 10:52 AM
If you have tried it in another computer, and the BIOS will not detect it , then yes, it has failed. And another yes, that it is most likely the controller electronics that have failed.

29-02-2004, 02:00 PM
goto www.fujitsu.com and download their diagnostic program if the drive is stuffed they may replace it under warranty for you fujitsu used to haev 3 yr manufacturers warranty replacement...........it can take a month or two to get it sorted tho........