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Laptop wont boot after new HDD install

\015 Old HDD went bad. installed new one. ran diagnostic test, says no IDE device. installed another new HDD along with new M.board and CPU. system still will not boot. diag. still says no IDE device\015

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I had this same problem yesterday. I went into the BIOS and under system configuration there was a SATA setting enabled, I disabled it and then the setup disk could find my drive.
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