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Purchased new hard drive for my old Dell Inspiron 6000 computer. I replaced a Hitachi Travelstar 60 gig Model IC25N060atmr04-0 with a 60 gig ModelHTS541060G9AT00. When the computer boots the hard drive ligts, but the BIOS says that there is no hard drive present. I've checked the connectors, I have unseated and reseated the drive but can't get the laptop to recognize the drive. The laptop has the newest version of BIOS (A09) that Dell has for download. Did I buy the wrong drive?

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Possibly not sometimes you can get a duff drive take it back and change it although this is rare it does sometimes happen.
hope this helps.

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