Question about Dell Dimension 8400 PC Desktop
I have a dimension 8400 that needed new mb. Replaced that and the problem i had was corrected, however, the new mb doesn't recognize the hard drive tried making changes in bios but still nothing.
Have you looked into a third party driver? also alot of the time...you have a secondary bios if you will, that exists outside of your normal bios that you would/could use to setup your sata drive.......hope that helps
Posted on Dec 11, 2007
Try resetting the BIOS with mobo jumper
Posted on Nov 20, 2007
So the HD is not recognized at all or do you see it in the BIOS? If you don't see it at all then obvious things to check are the power cable, and the IDE or SATA cable. If it's an IDE drive it's not too difficult to bend a pin while attaching the connector. I would check that. I'm guessing you did not change any jumpers on the drive. Last thing I can think of is to be sure the BIOS settings are correct depending on if it's an IDE or SATA drive.
Posted on Nov 19, 2007
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