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Old 04-09-2005, 10:39 AM   #1 (permalink)
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heya again...since my last post i bought a new hard drive....well....it is not reconizing the disk drives AT ALL when i go into my bios so it is not reading the disk in my cd-rom so i cant install xp....what do i do!!!!!!

its like it isnt reconizing it as a bootable thing....

it is saying that atapi drive is uncompatible when i try and boot

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Old 04-09-2005, 10:50 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Make sure that the CD-ROM drive is set as the boot drive in the bios and make sure all jumpers are correct and that the cable a firmly plugged in and that your drive is recieving power.

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Old 04-09-2005, 11:45 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Yes like he siad make sure your CD-Rom is set to master and then check th BIOS to move the boot order.
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Old 04-09-2005, 12:07 PM   #4 (permalink)
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well it was all hooked up right i found it in the bios its all good now
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