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Old 05-21-2005, 07:18 AM   #1 (permalink)
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hi all
im installing a new main board with a 40gb hard disk with xp on,all plugged in and ok,1 beep but the bios doesnt recognise the IDE at all so ive got no CD Roms and the hrd disk is not rcognised,can anyone point me in the right direction,i thought it auto dtected but ive checked bios and it cant find the disk??????
many thanks in advance Nick
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Old 05-21-2005, 09:40 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Have you set the jumpers on the drive correctly?
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Old 05-21-2005, 09:43 AM   #3 (permalink)
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its ok have sorted it now

IDE cable was at fault

thanks for your help
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