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Hd is there but not there

I installed a hard drive to my system. It is recognized in bios but does not show on my system i cannot load a operation system because it states i do not have one installed

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    brian c May 11, 2010

    Is it a SATA drive?

    Also, please specify which model E-Machines you have.

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You have to do a resart and hit f2 key to go into bios. Change the startup device to the cd-rom drive. What ever os you are running you must put that disk in and you need to hit a key to run from the disk. You have to format the drive and install OS. If this is just a data drive, you still have to format drive but don"t install OS.

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