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Installing hard drive

By egsiegmund ·
I attempted to install a Maxtor 7200rpm 40 Gb drive but my system refuses to recognize its presence. The processor is an AMD-K6 2/400Hz.

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by opatzg In reply to Installing hard drive

you pretty much have all the answers here. Chas' keeps recommending cards and that probably is the best answer and most solid fix. older machines/motherboards just don't support the larger drives. My AMD900 wouldn't support the 80 gig drive I bought but the drive mastering software allowed it to work. Good or bad option? don't know yet but the pci ide card would definitely fix the problem for you.
Good Luck!

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by egsiegmund In reply to Installing hard drive

The PCI Controller card probably would have helped but upgrading the BIOS did the trick.

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