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On my GT5220-(Athlon X2 64 3800,4G'S RAM)--I HAVE THE STOCK 250GB HDD/IDE THAT IS RUNNING XP-32 BIT,AND I AM TRYING TO ADD 500GB SATA HDD THAT HAS WINDOWS 7 ULTIMATE 32BIT UPGRADED FROM XP VER. EVRYTIME I PLIUG IT IN TO SATA PLUG AND TRY AND BUT MY WIN 7 ULTIMATE IT SAYS "BOOT MANAGER MISSING ,,SO I BURNT A BOOTABLE RECOVERY/REPAIR DISC AND STILL CANT GET IT TO BOOT BACK UP EVEN WHEN I UNPLUG EVERYTHING ELSE AND TRY IT STILL TAKES FOREVER THEN SAYS BOOT MANAGER MISSING....!!!! I AM TRYING TO MAKE IT WHERE MY 250GB/IDE CAN BOOT XP WHEN I NEED IT AND MY 500GB/SATA WILL BOOT (WINDOWS7-64BIT) PRIMARY PLEASE PLEASE HELP "

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Ok get a windows 7 disk and turn of the computer and ad the hard drive switch on the computer and set it to boot from disk (seems windows is broken on the 500gb hdd) then boot from disk and install windows 7 to the 500 gb hard drive and set in the bios the boot select for the hard drive (if you use win xp more then make that boot primary) then go threw all the rigmarol of installing windows 7 to the 500 gb one and your done it will have bootable hard drives and will offer a choice when first switched on

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