Having problems with your Dell Latitude C800 Notebook ?

When I installed my 40 gb hard drive in my dell latitude it states that there is no primary drive selected and it will not boot to it


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Double check the jumper settings on the drive. They should be set to master or if it is supported cable select. make sure you go into the Bios and tell the computer they drive type and related information. There is usually an auto detect function in the bios to do this for you but you have to manually turn that on in the bios.
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you need to access the bios and specify where to boot up using your primary or secondary hard disk.
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