Having problems with your Dell OptiPlex GX280 PC Desktop ?

I have a used Dell Optiplex Gx 280 it did not have a hard drive so I put my 40g Maxtor from my old computer. The person said the computer would recognize ide or sata. The computer recognizes the hard drive but will not boot from it

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You have to set the BIOS to boot from the HDD. Normally you select the CD rom or floppy as the first boot device and then the hard drive disk.
\015\012The old hard drive that you have used on the computer, is that IDE or SATA?
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