Hard disk not recognised by bios [Closed]

- - Latest reply:  Voow - Mar 21, 2010 at 01:15 AM
Hello, I am diptiman.I face a problem regarding hard disk.My bios cant recognise my sata hard disc.Hard disc is new,no operatng system loaded.When I want to load xp service pack 2 after setup option a message displayedf i.e your hdd cant find....When my old hdd was working I cant format then also for the problem of recognisation.
Please tell me what to do ???
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my hard disk(seagate) ide port not a sata but not recoginised in bios i cant format because my important data is there , but tell me how to open the data please suggest...

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U have 2 check the connection of HDD means it connected properly or not [SATA has different settings to connect u know it]....& if u hav already tried any settings abt HDD in BIOS den only !!!
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why not properly dedect seagate hard disk & not partition create.
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You can use Win98 tpye disk...
and you can create Ms-dos...
then install windown 98 ....
then upgrade to Window xp
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