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Old 06-11-2006, 09:20 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Bios set before reformat or Reinstall

I looked around a bit on the forums but couldn't find any information on what I wanted to find out, so I'll ask instead. I want to wipe my hard drive and reinstall XP Pro, I put the disk in the cd-rom, and as it starts up it goes through the general routine in installing drives, and promps me to

1) Reinstall windows.
2) Repair
3) I can't remember what the third one was.

I select Reinstall windows but then lets me know it cannot detect my hard drive.

Went into bio's and as my Primary Slave is my Cd-rom, I'm not sure what to do in this situation. Tried autodect in Bio's but nothing is detected.

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Old 06-11-2006, 09:25 AM   #2 (permalink)
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You need to install SATA drivers from a floppy disk. They will be located on your motherboard CD or from the website.


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"I put the disk in the harddrive" <-- Nice one

You will need to press f6 to do so
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