Hard Drive is not showing up. BIOS says it is not installed. We have checked the cables and plugged it into multiple ports. Hard drive is good. We can plug it into another computer and it is recognized.
We put in a Windows 7 image on a thumbdrive. Can get to command prompt. Downloaded the driver for the hard drive and tried to install. Gives an error message. Ideas?
On the Main tab, make sure the new drive shows up under its proper location (1st or 2nd drive or First or Second Channel Device). If not, exit BIOS, turn off the computer, open the case and make sure the IDE and power cables are firmly and correctly connected. Once the settings are confirmed, close the case and repeat step 1.
If you are installing a hard drive that already contains data you are done with installation. Restart the computer to begin using it.