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trouble with HDD

By golferjlm
Jan 3, 2006
  1. with my new HDD im having trouble with it getting recognized by the BIOS. on the hard drive i already have it formatted with the XP software on it and when i start it up i cant get passed the bios because the HDD is not recognized. is there anything i can do to get it recognized?
     
  2. Char_X

    Char_X TS Rookie Posts: 170

    Hi,
    - is HDD spinning?
    - check jumper settings (set master, slave or master only)
    - disconnect other drivers on same IDE channel and do bios search
    - connect to other IDE channel.
    - old mothebroards only supports disks to 32GB, use special jumper or load special software (check HDD-manufacturer site)

    Would you check here some info:
    http://www.driverforum.com/harddrive3/1747.html
     
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