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intell mobo /190 meg ram/ 633mhz/ i had this pc already running and used as a home file server( all ide) with 3 wd20 and a samsung 5 gig that had windows home installed.. i took it apart to mod the case.. after reinstalling everything i wanted to install windows onto a larger hd.. afetr i installed.. i get the dreaded "operating system not found".. well ok i thought maybe a bad hd.. so i put the 5 gig that already had windows installed back in.. same problem.. humm weird.. i installing windows on the other 3 wd20gig hds.. same effect.i then put them into my gaming pc as slave drives.. used partition magic.. scandisc.. and defraged them all.. still same message.. even in the intell pc i tried in dos.. dskchk and they all said they were fine.. and trry to formatr the 5 gig in fat... is this thing possesed? all the hds worked before i pulled them all out.. ohh forgot to mention in bios.. sometimes they ARE detected and sometimes they arnt.. i know these puppies worked and not alll 4 of em took a crap on me.. even cleared cmos.. and swapped out ide cables
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