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i,m having a problem detecting the 80gb sata hdd, it detects in bios fine and boots in to windows ok, but i,m trying to install a fresh copy of xp. i removed the hdd and formated it with my desktop. still the same detects in bios but when i try to install xp, it gets to the bit were you chose to install fresh copy/repair i select install fresh copy.......... no drives are detected.

its been 6 hours and my head feels like spigetty
    
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is it a western digital drive. one of my older wd drives needed some special program to be run on a pc with windows already installed and the new drive also connected for it to show up in windows. Sorry i dont remember the name (it might have been data life tools or something like that).
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dose any one have any ideas...................................please
    
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ok so only one reply, this tells me one of 2 things.......... its really bust.........or i,m being real dumb......


witch one please guys..... this is for a client
    
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sorted, ide sata settings in bios durrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr.

btw i'm not blonde, brown but getting there.....

easy if you no how.
    
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