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Sony vaio does not recognixe new hard drive
\015 I have replaced the internal hard drive on my sony vaio VGN-NR21M/S but when i try to install my windows xp, it tells me there is no hard drive installed.The new HD is fine as i have had it checked.\015
What was the os earlier is it a xp ? .....\015\012check it on the BIOS whether hard drive is detecting or not
You need to install the SATA Driver if you are using a SATA Hard Drive and you have to disable the S.M.A.RT. in the BIOS in order to install the XP Operating System in the Computer.
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