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Hard Disk Not reconized on boot


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pld

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Getting the following error on boot...

If I press F1 it boots.
If I look at the Properties of the C: drive it knows its a Maxtor.
Have only one Drive
Check the cable ribbon connections and its tight.
If I look at the boot menu it says "Hard Drive"


Maxtor drive
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Hello pld, It appears the BIOS is looking for a device and not finding it.

That is why you see the F1 to continue.

If you enter the BIOS, make sure the optical drive is set as the first boot device and the hard drive is the second boot device.

Save your settings and reboot.

If the drives are valid and working, the system should boot without having to press the F1 key.

Hope this is your issue and helps.
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Thanks for the advice...

I made the changes checked it twice and still comes up with the Primary Disk message?
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