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I delete all the partitions from my hard disk. i didn't make partition.when i restart the system,msg came that nofixed drive present.bios don't dectect my hard hard disc is maxtor d540x-4k. how can i activate my hard disc. thanks msplal

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You need to boot from your original windows and it will detect the harddisk and format it and install the operating system.

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Assuming this was your only hard disk, there is nothing on the disk for the BIOS to boot from. You need to boot from the installation disk for your operating system. The OS installer will then let you create a partition and install to it.

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Download MiniTool Partition Wizard Bootable CD 7.1 from Here.
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