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No access to my internal drive

I cannot read or write on the drive, but it is recognised
at startup .If I install another drive and want to boot
from it, the PC hangs as long as the previous one is connected
thank you for assistance

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  • Brian Canute May 11, 2010

    have you formated the drive

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If after disconnecting the older drive the new drive is working.
This would only suggest that your old harddrive is already bad or going bad.
Try connecting the drive with the CDROM drive cable ,ie swap the cables around and then check , If still no go, its time to replace the same.

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Have you formatted the drive?
if yes then , Windows has to be reinstalled and if no then open cabinet of the computer
and make sure you have set the drive as a Master drive and not the slave on the main IDE cable

Posted on Jun 04, 2008

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