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My SATA Hitachi 320gb internal hard disk not detected in Bios Setup and I cannot install my windows. Will you help please...

I cannot format the disk and also not detected on my bios setup. How can I format and install my windows since the system didn't detect the hard disk?

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HOW MANY PARTITION DID YOU MAKE? HOW MANY GB EACH OF ONE.?

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you problem is most likely that your bios is out of date. download the latest bios updates for your motherboard and then when you install windows format you HDD with the ntfs system (using the long formatt system not the quick format). Then you should install the bios update. then your mboard shoud no longer have the problem of recognising your large capacity HDD. thanks

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Check your BIOS. There's a setting there to change the Drive controller which allows the SATA drive to be recognized. I believe when I did it I had to change the RAID setting (even though I wasn't using RAID).

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