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Thinkpad i1400-2621-480 bios does not recognise my new hard drive

My old trvelstar hard drive had died .so i took out the drive anrd replaced with initialised and( formatted by adapter on my desktop disk manager). but my ati bios v3.8 r01-a2i, can not see my healthy seagate drive.what could be the problem? it keeps asking for system diskette. after usinf system diskettes, it can,t start because ,hard drive is not me.

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The hard drive has to be fdisked and formatted on the laptop to function. If you don't have an internal floppy, I use an external USB drive plugged into the laptop to do the job.

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