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talling new Maxtor HD

By aubej ·
I am installing a new Maxtor HD in a new PC. When the PC boots up, the HD is recognized, but when trying to access it (c: prompt) it can not access it. The system gives an 'invalid drive error'. I am fairly new to this, so any help would be appreciated.

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by avilap In reply to talling new Maxtor HD

You will need run fdisk when you boot up the PC usig a boot disk then run format (a:\format /s c:). I do this for a living, I have sent you an email with the step-by-step.

I hope this helps you out

Paul

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by Allswell In reply to talling new Maxtor HD

Okay, that second answer is write if the HDD is new it almost definetly came with their boot disk.
All you do is put the disk in, and start the computer up and the program walks you through everything.
Just have to hope that your bios is not set to not try to boot off disks.
If you need a compy of the disk email me at Allswell@looksmart.com

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