HELP !! BIOS Upgrade needed for 80GIG HD ?????????

HELP !! BIOS Upgrade needed for 80GIG HD ?????????


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Posted by Dick on October 01, 2001 at 17:00:43:

Hi

I just bought an 80gig HD to put in my 900mhz 1024RAM running an AWARD BIOS ver 4.51 machine that was running Win ME. Had no success trying bios auto recognize to read the new HD. It reads my smaller original drive no problem, but hangs when trying to auto detect my new drive. If I remove my original small HD and just have the new one installed, I get a disk boot failure message and it locks up. I tried to install win 2000 pro and I used the 4 startup disks because it didn't get the CD ROM working. After loading all 4 disks, it asks me if I want to install win 2000 and I say yes, it formats the new 80gig HD, but when it tells you to remove the disk in drive A and the computer will restart, it tries to restart, but still does not recognize the hard drive. Do I need a BIOS upgrade ???? or could it be something else ???? Your help will be greatly appreciated. Please email me mystwond@bcn.net


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