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AHCI Port2 Device error and SATA Port3 ST1000DM003. CC49 S.M.A.R.T. Capable and Status BAD come up when trying to install a new HDD on an older Dell xps9000 that a s.m.a.r.t event noted on the old HD

Trying to reinstall win7/64 on a new HDD and windows can't seem to find it. Have dell reinstall disc for w7 and one for drivers and utilities but can't install. Just ran a full diagnostic check and the machine checks out good. Must have done something stupid...... Help?

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enable "auto" in BIOS for drive #0 and drive #1. you can select IDE or SATA drive. restart the machine.

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SOURCE: no boot device available - strike F1 to retry boot, F2 for setup

again check is bios is there set first deviced as cd rom dvd rom?
If it is just clean your bootable windows cd with hand caurchief.
Then check if it not boot with disk then your cd disk of windows is not bootable or faulty.
Please let me know.

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hello, sounds like memory issue, I would say if you have more than one stick of memory in it remove one at a time and try it again.
also while you are at it reset BIOS by remove battery from motherboard and/or switching jumper setting.

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Thank you for your query

From the error message that you are seeing you are having a issue with one or both of your IDE devices. These devices are your Hard drive or/and your CD/DVD drive

I would not recommned that you tackle it yourself if you have no PC engineering experience

Please book into a reputabe firm for further diagnosis, it may be that you may need to discoonect the IDE drive from the devices and give it a clean or alternativley one of the devices may be faulty

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this will help me greatly - Thank you again

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Try running the Check Disk Utility.

To run the check disk utility you will need a repair disc ora operating system disc. Put the disc in the cd drive and boot fromit. You want to get to the Dos Command Prompt (Black screen with whiteletters) and type the following command: chkdsk /r
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If check disk fails to solve your problem you might have to reinstall windows.Try doing a Repair Install that way you don't loose your data, documents,music, pictures, videos or programs.

In windows xp you get to the dos command prompt by selecting R for repair whenthe options appear.

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you can try this steps to resolve your issue:
1. clean your disc drive with white cloth and alcohol
2. try to re-install the OS
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It seems that after re-installing windows you have missed the Driver installation for your hardware. If you have a disk (which reads Drivers and Utilities) that came with your computer, You can insert it in your CD Driver and select the Driver for Network adapter. If you do not have a disc, you can always visit the Dell's support site and Get the drivers suitable for your hardware by selecting the model or Entering the Service Tag of your Dell computer.

For your convenience I am providing below the link for Drivers for Dimension 4700 Desktop PC as you have mentioned.
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if there error appeared while windows copying files then disc OS or the DVD ROM might be faulty. Try to test first the ODD if it is faulty. Use the drivers and utilities cd from dell to test the DVD ROM. If DVD ROM reads fine the drivers disc then try the OS disc to a different computer if it can load vista files. if not the OS disc has the problem. If no issues with OS disc and DVD Rom then it might be the HDD.

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