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  • illbeatboxyo Jan 06, 2009

    Sorry didn't mean to post a second thread, waste of space. It's ok I was burning a windows xp disc just now. I guess I'll try it just for kicks. If it doesn't work I'll take your word for granted. Guess I might just have to buy a new hard drive >.<

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This would tell me the original hard drive is bad if the computer won't recognize the hard drive. I read the other question you ask about this problem and it would seem if the BIOS won't find the hard drive that the hard drive is no longer functioning in a normal manner. I have never seen a hard drive that the BIOS won't recognize ever have anything done to it to make it suddenly work again.

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news.

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