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Help just bought a new hard drive theres no operating system on it tryed to install drivers but it wont let me do any thing cant get past data pool helpppppp

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  • badwhispers Dec 27, 2008

    im wonting to use just the new hard drive but it wont get past data pool

  • badwhispers Dec 27, 2008

    whats a zap

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    Jarish Castañeda May 11, 2010

    How many hard drives are you using now? what operating system are you currently using?


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Reboot your computer. Press Delete key several times while booting to go to your Bios Settings. Set your boot sequence as CD, Floppy, HDD. Save and Exit. Insert your Operating System Disc. It will bring you to an Operating System Installation. Reformat your New Harddrive. When successful reformatting of your new Harddrive is done, that's the time you can install your system drivers.

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This kind of device its usually a plug and play thing. are u using it as a slave or a the master disc?? make sure the that u plugged it in the right spot, and that the jumpers are correctly positioned. if this isn't your problem, i would recommend doing a zap on it, and the formatting it

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  • JRMx Dec 27, 2008

    a zap is a command that u write in the command prompt, erases everything on the hard drive.

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