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Gowthaman i have 160 gb windows xp & 500 gb hard disk i have 160 gb windows xp & 500 gb hard disk detected on bios but not go to windows system stuck ,some times it goes to windows in 160 gb hard disk 500 gb detected but not shows files error message :please insert a disk into volume g: all drives have same problem any softwares to resolve the problem please help me hitechgowthaman@gmail.com cell:9790502720

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Check if the jumpers on the hard disks are in the right position.

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