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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 availble.help 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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