Having problems with your Dell Latitude C610 Notebook ?

Hard drive issues

\015 My dell c610 wont recognize my upgraded hitachi travel star hard drive the old was corrupt and the new one i have put in is not recognized by bios and i cannot load xp to format? Any suggestions\015

Answers :

Make sure your dell c610 is compatible with HD... some older dell laptops can only read 40GB max
I'm assuming this is an internal drive since you are mentioning it not appearing in the bios. If the hard drive is not recognized by the bios check to make sure that the power and IDE or SATA drives are plugged in all the way. If there power, you will hear the unit spin up when you start the machine. If you do not hear the drive spin when the machine starts, make sure the power (for pin) plug is plugged in all the way and attached to the power supply.

If the drive does spin up, then verify the IDE cable (flat ribbon cable with long rectangular connectors at both ends) is plugged in all the way and that it is oriented in the correct direction. There is normally a key at the top (square pin) so that the cable only goes one way. If there is no "key," look at the drive. One end should be labled with pin "1". One side of your cable should have a line that is different than the rest of the cable (normally red). This corresponds to pin "1."

Make sure that the IDE cable is completely plugged in at both the drive and the mother board.

If this is a SATA drive, then you should verify that the SATA cable is attached firmly to the hard drive and the mother board. My guess is that your drive is an IDE drive.

Hope this helps - flub
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