Hard Drive not detected after reformat.

Dell Xps 410 desktop
August 9, 2010 at 20:26:55
Specs: Windows XP, 2.394 GHz / 3069 MB
I recently reformatted my computer and noticed that my computer doesn't detect my factory hard drive. Does anyone have a clue before i have to send this in to a shop?

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August 10, 2010 at 03:29:17
... I take it that you are trying to install a fresh xp?

"...if you need to install a third party SCSI or RAID..."

... at the early stages during install you should see a <F6> <key> prompt to offer the appropriate (click >>) Sata drivers!


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Grrrr... ...im

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August 10, 2010 at 06:49:56
Are you using a factory restore or full version CD?

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August 10, 2010 at 19:06:19
I'm useing a full version cd that came in the box with it.
@mavis007-i didnt see that and thats what i probably miseed. I'm going to redo it and i'll get back to you. Thanks for the reply but i'll be right back and let you know what happened.

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August 10, 2010 at 19:12:02
Did that computer originally come with Windows 7 pre-installed?

Did you special order it to come with WinXP?

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