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Install hard-drive i have a compaq presario sr1300nx amd sempron (tm) 3000+ i'm trying to install a sata 250 gig h/d to the existing ide 60 gig ....the system won't acknowledge that it's there.....what am i doing wrong ? . the sata will be the slave and is connected to the black connector sitting on the mobo. help

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Sata drives don't have an option to be master/slave like IDE drives, b/c the Sata cable is per device. If the computer's not pulling up the sata drive, open device manager (right click  my computer, properties, hardware tab, device manager) and look for a yellow question mark. You'll have to install drivers for it more than likely.

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