Posted 03 May 2009 - 12:46 AM
Open the computer
Check the drive connections at the drive & the motherboard
Start the computer & go in to the BIOS & see if the drive is showing
If it isn't check that the Primary IDE controller is enabled
If you have SATA make sure it is set to use the sata drives as IDE.
Of in doubt simply load the defaults, exit saving the changes
If the drive still isn't recognized I'd highly suspect it has simply failed.
It failing at the same time as installing something could simply be a coincendence.
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