Are you saying that you put a new hard drive in two systems...and neither will recognize it?
What's the BSOD error message?
System manufacturer and model?
You connected this hard drive as a secondary drive to a system that works properly?
Removing the CMOS battery...won't overcome a failing CMOS battery. It costs less than $5 to replace the battery.
Edited by hamluis, 12 May 2011 - 07:47 AM.