Drives not found

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    adrianzen

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    I am getting the following message when I turn on a Dell Precision 360:

    SATA Primary drive 0 not found
    SATA Secondary drive 0 not found
    Primary drive 0 not found
    Primary drive 1 not found
    Secondary drive 1 not found
    Alert! Cover was previously removed.

    strike F12 to retry boot, F2 for setup utility

    Someone said the computer needed a new hard drive and an OS. My question is what is the best way to proceed. Mostly interested if I can fix this without buying any hardware.

    Thanks in advance.
     
    adrianzen, Aug 31, 2015
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    Thanks uawret but I am more concerned with the messages that say the drives were not found than the alert that says the cover was removed.

    Thank-you though.
     
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