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Replace toasted HD on my Dell Inspiron 8200 with a new Samsung HM121HC but ended with "Primary HD Drive not found". Samsung does not provide any drivers. I can only set the BIOS on "minimum", "automatic" or "thorough". How do I get into the Bios manually to set the hard drive? Thanks for any help.

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It is most likely a jumper setting on the drive. If its on master setting change to cable select or vise versa. All HD's were not created alike.

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