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I upgraded my computer from Mac OS 9.1 to Mac OS 10.5 and now my computer doesn't recognize my hard drive

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Try to unplugged power cord from main power source and open the case of your desk top computer. Stretch out some cable that connects to your hard drive. After that connect all necessssary connections for a self test. When you switch on, touch "del" several times to open a CMOS set up wizard. Look if your hard disk is recognized by the computer. If you can see the specified model of your HDD in the CMOS then you press F10 or just press ESC to reboot.

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