Having problems with your Gateway Profile 4 XLb PC Desktop ?

I installed a new hard drive in a Gateway 4XL.

\015 I have installed a new hard drive in my Gateway Profile 4XL. When running the restoration CD to install Windows XP and I get Windows Setup. When choosing re-install Windows or repair Windows, the next screen states that hard disk drives cannot be found.\015

Answers :

Sounds like the HD will need a low level format from a boot disk or a boot CD.
If it hasn't been done then the BIOS won't see it and Windows CD won't either.
If you have another system available, you can set it as a Slave or Cable Select, plug it in and format it from that system if the OS can see it at all.
Some HD's used to come with that disk. Most don't need it now.
Of course...it may be a dead drive too..........

Tony
See your hard disk Jumper setting it could be wrong change jumper of your hard disk then install the windows.
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