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EVO D500 doesn't boot up from my 120gb hard drive

I've tried to upgrade the hard drive in my EVO D500 from 40gb to 120gb. The computer detects it but when I want to boot up from it it gets stocked. Can anybody give me any idea on how to solve this problem?

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  • gocub Oct 24, 2008

    Yes, I ghosted my 40gb to the 120gb, so i can use my 40gb for storage only.

  • gocub Oct 25, 2008

    I'm sorry I didn't get back to you earlier. I did what you told me, but it didn't work eigther. The model is Comaq EVO D5pM no EVO D500., so if you have any idea please let me know.



    Thanks in advance

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Have you installed an Operating Sysem on this hard drive?

Posted on Oct 24, 2008

  • cpenny29 Oct 24, 2008

    ghosted?! guess you've used Norton Ghost! anyway, check for the jumper of the hard disk if it is set to Master. if still it won't work, set it to 'Cable Select'

    if the 'Master' select works set the jumper for the other hard drive to 'slave'

    do the first step without connecting the 2nd hard drive and see if it boots up.

    goodluck!

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