Need help with hard drive issue
I have recently obtained a hard drive that was once part of a Compaq Presario computer. I am trying to get this hard drive to work in a custom computer. But when I tried to boot the custom computer up that I put the hard drive into it says something like it couldn't find the hard drive. Even when I put in the windows XP disc, so I can re format it there ( not through console on disk), it says that it can't find the hard drive.
I was able to re format the hard drive through the console in my windows xp disk though. That finished, but when I try to boot the custom computer up after that, now it says "NTLDR is missing, Press ctrl+alt+Del to restart".
Anyone know what I can do to get this hard drive to work in the custom computer I put it into? Or is there something with hardware that were previously in computer sellers computers (like HP, compaq) that don't want you to use them in other systems?