I restarted the test a few times but still couldn't get the computer to boot so I ran a system restore. (No real reason... The only way to test if the drive is good is toplug it into a different pc. I shouldnt have to replace everything. Search the Community Entire ForumThis CategoryThis BoardUsers turn on suggested results Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting check over here
i did diognastics and it said no hard drive. HPDoc wrote:I have had similar problem.My BIOHD-2 error was thought to bea failed HDD. Generated Thu, 24 Nov 2016 07:41:19 GMT by s_mf18 (squid/3.5.20) An error (403 Forbidden) has occurred in response to this request. If the drives are still not seen....well lets hope they are. http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Error-Code-BIOHD-2/td-p/953091
Yes No Voted Undo Score 0 Cancel Comments: I tried your suggestions and still no luck. So i would also need to purchase a full copy of a ms o/s? The PCI card would be easier though considering he would just need to plug it in and the BIOS should move the drives accordingly. My computer froze up, attempted to reboot, got message, error code BIOHD-2, stating no hard drive or cd-rom drive present.
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Tried different ports and reconnected the wires and tried to reboot but it jusy says install the sysytem disk. Reports: · Posted 6 years ago Top raphoenix Posts: 14920 This post has been reported. Add to Want to watch this again later? Reports: · Posted 6 years ago Top raphoenix Posts: 14920 This post has been reported.
when i started it up for the first time all drives were showing. Hp Support Reports: · Posted 6 years ago Top raphoenix Posts: 14920 This post has been reported. @DarrellRaines, --- The PCI card solution would be a band-aid on serious problem. --- I felt when i was talking to them the person was just reading a troubleshooting chart and didnt really have much knowledge? So I guess Recovery Disks were never burned using the software on the PC?
Please try again later. https://www.ifixit.com/Answers/View/156732/What+does+error+code+BIOHD-2+mean that is also the reason why "it jusy says install the system disk." You can further verify this by setting your BIOS to boot from the optical drive and use something How To Fix Error Code Biohd-2 ByLxck 324 views 1:41 HP windows 7 hard disk failure - Duration: 3:43. Boot Path Error Code Biohd-2 noone with a lot of knowledge.
Answered! http://jennysbookreview.com/error-code/hard-drive-diagnostic-error-code-0000.php had a chance to mess around a little tonight. Oh, and one more question.If you were to look into the BIOS screen, does it detect the drive or no? You can use the hard disk diagnostic test in BIOS for further confirmation. Sata2 Hard Disk
A quick scan of the forumreveals that this motherboard seems to have issues that manifest themselves as problems like you are seeing. Reply 1 Reply 1 1 lasvegaswireman Provost Posts: 9,436 Member Since: 07-16-2011 Message 2 of 6 (8,797 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Re: How do I fix an error code BIOHD-2? [Edited] If you accept cookies from this site, you will only be shown this dialog once!You can press escape or click on the X to close this box. this content Loading...
I made an assumption that it wasn't under warranty. Does this sound like the mother board. as soon as i tried to run recovery disc they disappeared again.
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You can use the hard disk diagnostic test in BIOS for further confirmation. I bought a nice new one, and bought the recovery discs from HP (of course I hadn't made any!)Was ready to reinstall the OS and start fresh, but the BIOS still Reply 0 0 « Message Listing « Previous Topic Next Topic » Related Documents HP Desktop PCs - Computer Does Not Start (Windows 10,8)HP PCs - Sleep and Hibernate Issues (Windows 10, 8)HP PCs have a peek at these guys Cancel oldturkey03 @oldturkey03 Rep: 375.7k OTS 597 279 1.1k Posted: 01/12/2014 Options Permalink History Jamie, that error code means your hard disk has failed.
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brians, --- Do you feel confortable enough to re-build the machine yourself ?? --- If not, call HP for a price. --- Post back. --- Regards, Rick P. Solved! Doesn't even have to be installed, I have simply hooked up a DVD drive tocablesand used it. First Time Here?
And sice the warranty is no longer valid, you can test whatever you want.No drives being detected anywhere = no boot path. Reply 1 1 lasvegaswireman Provost Posts: 9,436 Member Since: 07-16-2011 Message 4 of 6 (8,789 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Re: How do I fix an error code BIOHD-2? How-To Geek Articles l l Subscribe l l FOLLOW US TWITTER GOOGLE+ FACEBOOK GET UPDATES BY EMAIL Enter your email below to get exclusive access to our best articles and brians, --- Your situation could get costly very fast. --- HP will charge you a "arm and a leg" for their service and repair.
What happened and how do I fix it? It is difficult to guess at hardware solutions on a forum. --- By chance, do you have a knowledgeable friend locally which you could ask to look at the computer for It seems hard for me to believe that a company with such an outstanding reputation as HP would not attempt to assist these people since this problem appears to be very It will not start now and shows no drives in the bios.