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Originally Posted by Janaa I had an SSD die like that once too (only 3 months old). you have isolated the issue to your SSD. I'd try to go into the BIOS and see if it sees anything? Slide the battery out of the battery bay.

note: Your BIOS version may use slightly different names for menu items. After reading several forums I tried reseating the cables, memory and PCI cards, clearing CMOS but nothing works. Reinstalling the Windows operating system on the hard drive If removing non-system disks and performing an HP Hard Drive Self Test does not resolve the boot errors or black screen error, Reply 0 0 rfzakaria Top Student Posts: 8 Member Since: ‎04-26-2011 Message 7 of 17 (3,342 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Re: HP Pavilion p6157c Detecting Storage Devices Options Mark as New http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Detecting-Storage-Devices/td-p/1152445

Why did the logic board in the back need to be replaced? Reply 0 Reply 0 0 Big_Dave Provost Posts: 25,396 Member Since: ‎07-17-2009 Message 2 of 22 (8,784 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Re: My computer is stuck at a 'Detecting Storage device' Any suggestions as to what maybe going on and how to fix it? Any suggestions as to what maybe going on and how to fix it?Hello Bobgee, When this error occurs, the BIOS is not detecting a bootable device to boot the system from.I

MMO-Champion » Forum » Off-Topic Forums » Computer » Hangs at "detecting storage devices" (HELP!!) Thread: Hangs at "detecting storage devices" (HELP!!) Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page… 2012-01-23,01:55 Last edited by Vook; 2012-01-23 at 10:02 PM. Figure : Hard Drive Tests Click Quick Test, and then select Run Once. UEFI Hard Drive Test You can also test your hard drive with the UEFI.

It does not remove the BIOS itself, only the user defined settings within the CMOS. I finally got my HDD dock and scanned the disk and copied things off it which I was unable to do before (and now I am facing with another problem: my Figure : Hard Drive Quick Test The Hard Drive Quick Test begins. check these guys out After reading several forums I tried reseating the cables, memory and PCI cards, clearing CMOS but nothing works.

I'd try disconnecting the power and cable and then see if I can get to the BIOS? If the test hangs in the DOS environment, then probably there is something else wrong, also. i hope there wasn't any important information on there. I have ordered an HDD enclosure which should be here in about a week but I have no way to test the mobo.

I have the same PC; same apparent problem.Thanks. http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/HP-Pavilion-p6157c-Detecting-Storage-Devices/td-p/633821 Another thing I have tried is keep the PC unplugged for a few minutes, start Ubuntu off USB drive, and then try to see if the disk shows up under places. Place the hard disk drive into the hard disk drive bay. When the test is complete the results are displayed on the screen.

Last edited by Vook; 2012-01-23 at 06:15 PM. Reply 0 0 Vidya Dean Posts: 6,879 Member Since: ‎07-17-2009 Message 4 of 17 (3,350 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Re: HP Pavilion p6157c Detecting Storage Devices Options Mark as New Bookmark Originally Posted by Precursor "Fall of therzane....." ....um what? Use your finger or a flat-bladed tool to lift the outside edge of the hard disk drive cover and remove it.

Not like I was misusing the fridge right? If any test fails , contact HP service and support for instructions. Use the steps below to test the hard drive for errors by using the HP Hard Drive Self Test. If the computer has more than one hard drive, you are asked to select a hard drive.

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It doesn't detect the DVD drive either.

Tighten the captive Phillips-head screws. Plug the AC Adapter into the Notebook PC. I tried booting up both ways, booting up with only the Power in, and booting up with only the Data in, and both ways booted fine, but if I boot with To reinstall the hard disk drive.

Reply With Quote 2012-01-23,05:34 PM #6 D_K_night View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Started Threads Stood in the Fire Join Date Jun 2009 Posts 425 Originally Posted by Vook if that woman fell , god help us it will be the second cataclysm Words that lots of people don't seem to know the definition of: "Troll", "Rehash", "Casual", "Dead", "Dying", Reply With Quote 2012-01-23,05:46 PM #7 Vook View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Started Threads Scarab Lord Join Date Oct 2009 Posts 4,706 So it's just...dead? Poof?

Push the hard disk drive toward the inside of the base enclosure until you make sure the connector is seated properly. I tried plugging it into another SATA port, but that did nothing, still hangs at the same place. if that woman fell , god help us it will be the second cataclysm Words that lots of people don't seem to know the definition of: "Troll", "Rehash", "Casual", "Dead", "Dying", Then try booting normally.

In the BIOS I was able to infer that at that point the system recognized the hard drive and the DVD player. disconnect your DVD drive first. How are these types of issues to fix? I sent OCZ a trouble ticket about it, and I'm going to take it down to the campus tech support.

The HP Hard Drive Self Test will detect and repair these errors but will not produce a detailed report of all the actions taken. But if it's outright hanging upon merely trying to detect your storage devices(even when there's hardly anything plugged in... While in there, check ALL connectors to see if any are loose. Showing results for  Search instead for  Do you mean  or Post new question Question Reply Topic Options Subscribe Mark Topic as New Mark Topic as Read Float this Topic to the

nothing changed.. Reply 0 0 kkenpachi Honor Student Posts: 4 Member Since: ‎09-06-2010 Message 5 of 8 (4,818 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Re: HP Desktop stuck on detecting storage devices [Edited] Options Mark Could also be loose cables? While running the test on hdd, it passed 2 out of 3 tests and failed or rather got stuck on surface scan test.

Strange, people on this same site told me that Sleep was fine for SSDs, that it was Hibernate that wasn't good. Reply 0 0 Big_Dave Provost Posts: 25,396 Member Since: ‎07-17-2009 Message 4 of 22 (8,760 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Re: My computer is stuck at a 'Detecting Storage device' screen [Edited] To test all the hard drives at once, select Test All Hard Drives. first!How to clear CMOS :Clearing the CMOS can be done a few ways.

Why did it suddenly decide to die for no reason whatsoever? Then disconnect your WD if the problem persists with the DVD drive.