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Dell M60 Had to get and new hard drive and connector. Put them in and the computer dosen't find the hard drive. Any help would be great

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What you mean hard drive?

did you mean hard disk ok!

theres a jumper at the back of the hard disk
so a mother board can recognized if one your hard disk
may set into master or slave
set the jumper one of your hard disk into slave
and then try to connect
or email me ronaldsuboc@yahoo.com

Posted on Sep 18, 2008

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2. If you use those HD connectors, match them to the correct colour coded inputs on the tv.

In each case, do all the connecting with the computer POWERED OFF. Then when connected, boot the computer, and allow Windows to auto-detect the 'new monitor', as it will 'see' it.

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you cant change the resolution? did you check the video card driver in device manager? check if the driver is installed properly. if not, then download the latest video driver at support.dell.com > go to drivers and downloads and select your system. If the video driver is okay, then download the latest BIOS upgrade in the same site. post back here if the issue persists.

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Once you're in the BIOS setup see if your HDD is listed. You may also find the option to reset the BIOS to default. Generally speaking this will not hurt anything and may be worth a try.

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