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Old November 3rd 08, 08:38 AM posted to alt.sys.pc-clone.compaq
JD Francis
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Default Hard drive partitions not recognised in computer

I have an HP Compaq D310 Desktop, and recently purchased a Hitachi
Deskstar T7K250. When this hard drive is in the computer and I try to
run the Windows XP Professional setup CD, it does not recognise any of
the partitions and is unable to modify the disk in any way. When I
connect the drive to another computer via a USB cable and run the
setup, it can detect all the drive partitions and modify them.

Is there a way to get this hard drive working for Windows in my

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