On Sat, 30 Aug 2003 16:39:52 -0500, "wazaman59"
I have a Compaq Presario that has fried hard drive.
I purchased a 40 Gig hard drive with a RPM of 5,600.
According to Compaq, the BIOS has a capability of reading up to an 80 Gig
hard drive at 5,400 RPM.
I have installed it and have made sure that it is connected
to the #1 IDE motherboard connection.
When I go to set up, the system won't recognize a fixed drive at all.
Did you set the HD's jumper correctly like putting it as "master" drive?
Can you go to the Bios and set it to "Auto-detect" the new drive?
Are you using any boot disk while booting up?
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