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Replacing HDD in ACER 2920Z

I have and Acer 2920Z which came with a 120GB hard drive. I have purchased a 320GB SATA hard drive to replace the old one, and even though I have partitioned, formated and can read the new drive on a USB cradle when I fit it in the laptop and insert the recovery disks or a windows XP disk it comes up with an error saying No HDD.

I have also checked in Bios and it registers the drive is present, but cannot see any way of formating or checking the HDD in bios.

Any ideals what i am doing wrong or what i have missed

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Actually your new hard drive is ok.. the designed of your Motherboard is compatible only with 120GB, now you are replacing, i tell you i experience on this.. heres what you do, download a bootable disk for your new SATA drive, liek for example, from seagate they do that a diskwizards, download a diskwizard now...

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Never use internal HDD without knowing. Use same old HDD and use external hard dsc now u brouught 320 sata use casing now

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