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Replaced existing hard drive (SATA) with new Hitachi 400 SATA but system won't boot - Error msg - Drive not found
I got a WD 400GB drive to replace my failed Maxtor drive in my Dell Dimension 5000. I have connected the new drive but I get the error message that:
Error auto-sensing secondary hard disk drive0
Strike f1 key to continue, f2 to run the setup utility.
In setup, the WD drive is detected, but the capacity is not known. When I try to install Windows XP using the Dell Reinstallation CD, it ends up with a 0x0000007F error (which I think is because it can't read the hard drive).
You problem is most likely that your bios is out of date. download the latest bios updates for your motherboard and then when you install windows format you HDD with the ntfs system (using the long formatt system not the quick format). Then you should install the bios update. then your mboard shoud no longer have the problem of recognising your large capacity HDD. thanks
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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One bad lead can cause a computer to continue on a cycle or to shutdown or fail to detect/ boot up a computer hard drive
Test all leads that attach to your hard drive including electrical extensions,IDE,SATA
the leads from your ((motherboard to your hard drive)) make sure they have a secure connection and are not faulty or just replace them there probably old and faulty
make sure all leads that are attached to your drives dvd\cd 3 1/2 inch floppy have secure connections and are not faulty even the electrical extensions or just replace them they are probably old and faulty a computer needs its connections to have an end so any faulty leads will end up with a computer error
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