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Ml530 I have an old Compaq Ml530 Server and dont have a scsi hard disk i want to know when i install a ide harddisk it does not detect the disk

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You need to go into the bios setup and enable the ide controller and disable the scsi controller. Then, you need to re-boot before the bios can see the ide hard drive. Next, you configure the bios to boot from the cd/dvd drive first and the ide hard drive second.

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There are many configuration settings, although i personally would hunt down an SCSI hard disk, many will fit from many other models just like IDE ones

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