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Maxtor dimond 21 hard drive

I have just bought a maxtor diamond 21 hard drive . when i connected as per instuctions it came up failure to boot any idea's please.

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    Eric Smale May 11, 2010

    Is this a replacement hard drive because your boot drive failed? If it is, you need to put on your operating system. If you are using this drive as just more space (storage), then you have hooked it up so as to make the computer think its the boot drive. Did you make it a slave? or is it hooked up as master?

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Problem solved .didn't know i had to press f2 as soon as bios appears to enter setup.also used bootable disk to load windows.
thanks any way.

Posted on May 19, 2008

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