Having problems with your HP OmniBook XE PC Notebook ?

I just got an HP Omnibook XE with no HDD or Operating System, and when I try to install Windows XP on an IDE hard drive, it says no hard drive detected. Is there a connector I'm unaware of, or could this be the hardware? I've tried 3 separate HDDs, all of which I know are good...


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Some things to do:
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\015\012This may be a master/slave problem. Remove any extra devices that you have connected to the ide cable and reboot ur PC. Then you can try to plug back in any extras.
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\015\012Replace the cable, it may be faulty.
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\015\012PLug IDE cable into the primary, your HDD.
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