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Old 08-30-2005, 12:35 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey i built a new computer and im having a few errors. The first 2 are "device not found" and "bios are not installed" on the first screen. I also installed the wrong discs for windows and need to reformat the harddrive but i dont know how to since the os wont boot up anyway.

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Old 08-30-2005, 11:44 PM   #2 (permalink)
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the OS doesnt need to boot for you to reformat dude, all you need to do is stick in the windows cd and reinstall it.

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Old 09-02-2005, 05:42 PM   #3 (permalink)
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yea but when i put in the windows xp disc, the xp disc doesnt recognize my sata hard drive.
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Old 09-02-2005, 06:06 PM   #4 (permalink)
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You have to load the SATA driver when it ask to press F6 to install a thirdparty SCSI or RAID driver.
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