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New Hard drive not recognised

I am putting a new 40GB hard drive into a 517TE that had a 20 GB

but it will not recognise the new drive. Are there any dip switches



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  • troubleme Oct 17, 2007

    No it is a laptop so only has room for one drive. ut thanks for trying



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You have to use a drive overlay due to the bios limitations of the computers motherboard.
go the manafactures website "harddrive sight"
or use google to find 1 that works for you . lol at eagle338 "n00b"!

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This is probably becuase you are trying to use two masters in the same cable...Set the HDD to CS(cable select mode)..and it will detect automatically

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