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New hard drive not found on Vaio vgn-sz71xn/c

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Hi guys!

I'm having some problems with my laptop (Sony vaio vgn-sz71xn/c).

It had Vista on it and i decided to upgrade to win 7 and i also bought a new harddrive for it. Now the new drive is installed, but the computer does not find it (doesn't show in BIOS). I've tried installing the old drive back but it doesn't find it either. Now is there something i could do in the BIOS or is it installed wrongly?

Thanks
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Weird. You say neither of the drives show up even in bios? Maybe something went wrong with the SATA port while you were swapping them out. Not very likely but possible
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Go to Control Center - Administrative Tools - Computer Management - Disk Management and then format the drive.

I hope this solves your problem.
    
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