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Old 07-20-2006, 12:30 AM   #1 (permalink)
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i am bulding a pc and its taking FOREVER to install windows xp pro and and when i hit f8 it says no hdd is found but the thing is that the hdd is recongized in the bios
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IDE or SATA?
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Old 07-20-2006, 01:16 AM   #3 (permalink)
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help me out ASAP
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How are your drives(hdd,cd/dvd etc) connected and to what cables?
Primary master, slave etc..
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hdd master
dvd burner slave
cd rom cable select'
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but it only reads the hdd and dvd burner in the bios it doesnt read the cd rom drive which i dont understand what am i doing wrong
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HELP ASAP i need this pc by saturday
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Set your hdd as Primary master, DVD burner as Secondary master, and cd as Secondary Slave.
Remember that you should set the jumpers for all the drives too.
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will it work then?
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