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tlogan

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I have a home built PC, I have WIN XP, just upgraded my hard drive, and just finished installing all my programs on it. i restarted as normal and when it started to boot, it stoped at Dectecting IDE Drives... and won't boot up. i turned it off and on again, and it stops at the same place each time...it won't let me go into setup...any help?!
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I have a home built PC, I have WIN XP, just upgraded my hard drive, and just finished installing all my programs on it.  i restarted as normal and when it started to boot, it stoped at Dectecting IDE Drives...  and won't boot up.  i turned it off and on again,  and it stops at the same place each time...it won't let me go into setup...any help?!

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Enter BIOS and force redetection of HDD. Triplecheck all ribbon cable and power cable connections from HDD(s) to controller/mobo.
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