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Dell Dimension XPS/GEN2

Discussion in 'PC hardware help' started by Blushed, Mar 2, 2012.

  1. Blushed

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    i just got this pc a couple of days ago from a buddy of mine who wasn't using it anymore and i was wondering if anyone can lead me to the direction of a bios disk or system recovery disk because im trying to put windows 7 on there and its not recognizing any hard drives
     
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    download parted magic boot disk to see if that picks it up if so and u want to install a fresh copy of windows 7 use secure erase and format with ntfs. you might also want to check your cables that connect your hdd before you do this just incase its them.
     
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    ok im going to try that out thanks for the help
     
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    does the motherboard see the drive? i installed win7 64bit onto a dell dimension e520 last week with no problems & it was a sata hd.
     

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