Re: can't access the 40GB drive

Re: can't access the 40GB drive


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Posted by KingPickle on September 01, 2001 at 04:52:27:

In Reply to: Re: can't access the 40GB drive posted by Henry on August 16, 2001 at 22:30:04:


: : i recently bought a new hard disk for my computer.but to my horror the bios does not
: : detect it. someone told me that i needed to flash my bios.
: : so i downloaded 2 programs which gave me the following info..

: : BIOS-Info, c't/Andreas Stiller, V. 1.3 5/99

: : Computer ID : FC, SubTyp: 01, BIOS-Level: 0
: : Rechnertyp : AT-3, Konfigurationsbyte $70
: : Maus laut BIOS : nicht PS/2-Typ
: : Maustreiber : Microsoft kompatiblel
: : Version : 08.20
: : Maustyp : Serielle Maus auf IRQ4
: : Bus : ISA/PCI
: : Hauptspeicher : 640 KB, davon verfgbar : 632 KB
: : Extended Memory : 64512 KB
: : BIOS Date : 12/31/98
: : PCI-BIOS gefunden : Version 02.10
: : Konfigurations-Mech. : 1
: : Special-Cycle-Mech. : 1
: : PCI-Busse : 2
: : 32-Bit-PCI-BIOS : Revision:0
: : Award BIOS found : Award Modular BIOS v4.51PG
: : Award ID-String : 12/31/1998-691-586B-S669-2A6LFV3EC-00
: : Board/BIOS-Version : BIOS-S (81231) UATION ROM - NOT FOR SALE
: : OEM : VTECH
: : URL : http://www.vtech.com.hk
: : Chipset : 691-586B-S669 //VIA

: : INT-13h BIOS Extension: ja, Version:1.x, Fknt 41..48 untersttzt

: : ------------------------------------------

: : after having got this info i checked the URL http://www.vtech.com.hk but it was of no use.
: : i have checked many sites but they seemed to confuse me more than rather solve my problem.
: : PLS HELP ME ! I WILL BE VERY THANKFULL OF YOURS
:
:
: VTech was probably a reseller. Suggest that you try:
: http://www.pcpartner.com.hk

: Good Hunting,
: Henry
My Bios wasnt detecting my new 40gb WD HDD at first. Try setting it to Master/Slave/Single using the dual jumper settings if you havent done so already. As soon as I did that, the darn thing booted right up. Good luck



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