Explore BrainMass

a hard disk drive failure

A frantic user called a help desk to report that his hard disk drive does not appear to work. He related that the drive produced neither noise nor any indication of obvious activity. In fact, the drive light on the PC case does not light up. The user fears the worst: a hard disk drive failure. List any other alternative causes you can think of for the behavior he describes.


Solution Summary

A hard disk drive failure is contextualized.