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Laptop can't detect seagate 200GB External Hard Drive 7200 rpm?

I am trying to load my old 200GB Hard drive into my laptop , but the hp laptop can not detect the 200GB H Drive?? Why?? Driver problems???

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Is that external hdd???

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hmmm try to make SATA disabled from your BIOS setup. Because windows XP SP2 don't have any SATA driver, its came up with only IDE.

Try to disable your SATA it will fix your problem.

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Iqbal

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