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Fresh install on refurbished samsung spinpoint SV1604E. can not install on drive, problems detecting drive. Drive jumper setting is correct. no other hard drives hooked up. Previous hardrive is a 16gb year 2001 running XP with no problems and no known hardware issues.
Used the samsung as slave drive without probelms in conjunction with old master. The samsung was formatted prior to XP intall attempts.

Windows error info:
problem running setupdd.sys
address f741bbdf
base at f73ec000
datestamp 41107c8f

stop 0x000000050
(0xb2717bb8, 0x000000000, 0xf741bbdf, 0x000000000)

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Hi. Sounds like a problem with the harddrive boot block. Try the torubleshooting steps i provided to you below. If same issue appears after thes troubleshooting then theres a need to replace your Harddrive.

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