Internal Hard Disk Not found


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Internal Hard Disk Not found

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I am receving the folowing message in my laptop while booting 

Internal hard disk drive not found

To resolve this issue, try to reseat the drive

No bootale devices__strike F1 to reboot. F2 for setup utility

Press F5 to run onboard diagonostics.

and i decided to run diagnostics and received the folowing message 

Device: Hard Drive

Test: DST short Test

Status: Attempting to start DST

Error Code: 0141

Msg: Error Code 2000-0141

Msg: No  drive detected 

and in Setup under Device Info - Primary Hard Drive is listed as { none} i connected the hard disk to a desktop where it was detected fine and i used another samsung hard disk with the laptop still it is not detecting in my laptop 

System Info:

Dell Inspiron 1420

BIOS version : A02 (08/15/2007)

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Pls help.

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  • If two drives are properly connected, and not detected -- check to make sure the pins on the mainboard are not damaged where the drive connects.  Does the drive spin up at all in the system?

    If two drives fail to appear, chances are the SATA controller is toast - meaning you'll need a new mainboard to solve the problem.