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Let me know if it goes through OK. Reply Nunyabiz on November 14, 2008 at 9:30 am If this guide was honestly too much for you or anyone with more than a room temp IQ to understand then you The W2K also detected the new drive when I try check in the ‘device manager'.However, there isn't one WD SATA HD in the explorer. Oftentimes the manufacturer of your hard drive will offer one for free. this contact form

If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Yes, I found that within the text of the command.com file (opened with notepad) from a disk I thought was MS-Dos 4.0 mention is made of Windows 95 (OPK3) ver 4.10.1053 But would it greatly change my laptop by disabling the SATA? I can't just clone the drive or transfer files as the old drive is corrupted.

One problem though - after setting up the new drive and using Norton Ghost 10.0 to clone the old drive, I can't boot from the new drive. But I'm still not sure if that's your situation. Thanks. Solution 1 worked.

Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion Then there is the BIOS It says A5. I even tried unallocated drive to force 98 to ask to format, still nothing. Reply nhikol says: August 25, 2010 at 04:57 I have the same problem after using DBAN.

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This is VERY time-consuming usually. It simply does not know how to address any of the data above 64GB. Took me hours of wading through other websites of gobbledygook to get nowhere. My BIOS cannot detect hard disk after 2 years of using it.

The IBM utility doesn't allow repartitioning from the same physical drive from which the system boots (although not the same partition). http://ask.metafilter.com/12246/Windows-98-detects-a-new-hard-drive-but-wont-boot Select create partition and choose the disk(1) Select how big you want the partition in MB's You will need to exit fdisk and turn off PC after this and restart. Each manufacturer has different jumper settings, so I can't give you exact instructions here. Bios is Phoenix ROM Bios Plus Version 1.10 A07 I don’t show the alternatives on the solutions you present as option 1, and when I tried 2, I’m having trouble locating

Reply mark on December 18, 2008 at 12:29 pm working on a computer with two hard drives. weblink I installed a 160GB hard drive and it appears to have installed correctly. jumpers sata Hmmm i hear google works good… NOT to mention on box and back and paper instruction come with drive it clearly points out where and what the Jumpers are. Perhaps we are living in a virtual world?

F1 to retry boot. not even a 'found new hardware' window dialog Edited by Sylveon Fetish, 22 February 2015 - 10:06 AM. Click here to join today! navigate here Since I'm an old geezer and not tech savvy, I need the kind of help you provide.

Reply sr.robato_pcola_fl on March 18, 2009 at 5:11 pm nice article! The dingaling. now the computer doesn't see either drive, nor does gparted.

Reply Youness says: March 29, 2011 at 21:25 Thanks the sata chages and it is working fine now Reply rakesh says: April 3, 2011 at 09:18 Thanks for your generosity.

Any specific help you can provide will be greatly appreciated. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Great website, continue the good work!| Reply jeremy karanja says: June 21, 2016 at 02:34 Thanks so much it worked for me… Reply ToddP says: November 13, 2016 at 04:54 DO How to set NOMODESET and other kernel boot options in grub2 http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1613132 I had to do this with my Nvidia 9600GT: To install Ubuntu, boot from the cd press any key

I have looked in the box and am 100% sure that the drive has both the data ribbon and the power connected properly, and that the jumper is set to slave. I love the internet! Works like a charm! his comment is here It's there in the device manager too, saying it is working properly but it has no letter allocated to it.

Hopefully, the issue will be solved by your next response. Reply JONO says: July 31, 2010 at 10:16 Thanks MATE AWESOME… Reply FG says: August 1, 2010 at 15:37 Thank you! I have no idea about computers and never opened up the box. That's another option.Hope this helps.

Thanks for your other suggestions. Solution 1 on the money!


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