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Dell 670 BIOS not installed

When booting up, the logical drive cannot be found although the SCSI hard drive is installed and later stops booting with "BIOS not installed!" I tried booting with WinXP, but it couldn't detect a hard drive so I had to quit installation. Please help!

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If you are installing a new hard drive, it is possible that you have not connected the cables correctly. Check if these are seated firmly in the corresponding pins.

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