OK, sos i bought a new hard drive...

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  1. BlaqueMan

    BlaqueMan New Member

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    well i bought a 160 gb barracuda and i put it in my 2003 dell xps, and i put in the windows reinstall cd and i set the bios to boot from cd-rom device aaaaaand...... then i get this:

    strike f1 to retry boot, f2 for setup utility

    OVER AND OVER

    what does i do!
     
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    for an SATA drive to work in XP the CD drive has to be first in the boot order

    set your BIOS back to the way it was
     
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    its not sata its ide and i do have it set for cd rom first
     
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    are the jumpers set to master?
     
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