Im attempting to boot up a computer. However before it gets to the Win XP logo screen i get the error message
"Unable to detect primary or secondary HDD"
When i try and boot up again i get the "Press F1 to try again or F2 to run setup" error message
I have been in the BIOS and tried AUTO Detect but when i look at the devices in the BIOS it just says Primary Master Unknown Device ...which is the HDD
Seconday Master Unknown Device.....which is the CD ROM
I have also reinstalled the HDD and even uninsatlled the CD ROM but still it didnt work.
Th strange thing is that i can press open on the CD ROM device and it opens!!!!
The HDD is a Hitachi Deskstar
The pc is DELL Optiplex