All forum topics Previous Topic Next Topic. Thanks in advance for your answers By using this site, you accept the Terms of Use and Rules of Participation. I get an error message saying the PC recovery discs don’t recognize the system. Why is it that it does not recognize it.

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HP Pavilion DV5000 Series

You will not be able to continue to recover this system with these discs” error I’m getting when I try with the unformatted GB drive? There should be no limitation due to the BIOS. Your name or email address: Message 3 of 7.

Just the party line – no help at all. Message 5 of 7.

The old hard disk has had its biscuit. I did check that my recovery disks worked with the original harddrive installed – at least to the extent of getting the first menu up.


Hence my GB probably won’t work. Your recovery discs fail to recognise the new drive because the HP recovery program probably mapped your old hardrive’s size and addresses in the recovery discs As simple as that. I don’t what they’re doing right now.

HP Pavilion DV5000 Series Notebook Hard Drives

Then put it back in. Pop the drive out. Why is it that it does not recognize it.

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I’m willing to buy the discs if I know they will work, but I’m reluctant to shell out some more bucks for nothing if they have some artificial limitation built in. Thanks in advance for your answers ZaZ sat, Feb 5, I have the same situation. Take the panel off. Message 2 of 7. LanceAvion Dec 8, It will not funcyion. It’s on the bottom.


Pavilion DV Series

Information and links in this thread may no longer be available or relevant. HP uses an adapter on the end of the drive which you’ll have to take off and put on the new drive.

I dont have expereince with this hardd im a pretty capable person generaly and good with fixing things If you have a question create a new topic by clicking here and select the appropriate board. They’ll probably send you a new set. Can I replace E screen with a screen from E? Do you already have hwrd account? And if so is there any way to do this so that i dont lose all that?