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Installing an IDE Hard Drive in a Acer Aspire M5620

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Old 02-01-2009
Moose067
 

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Installing an IDE Hard Drive in a Acer Aspire M5620

I just purchased an Acer AM5620-E5512A
It is Quad Core Intel

I am trying to install an extra hard drive an IDE 320GB Western Digital
HD.

I am running Vista 64-bit the computer is recognizing the drive as a
floppy drive how can i fix this?


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Old 02-02-2009
Rick Rogers
 

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Re: Installing an IDE Hard Drive in a Acer Aspire M5620
Hi,

How is it seen in the system BIOS? Are you certain you did not connect it to
a FDD controller cable input?

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"Moose067" <guest@unknown-email.com> wrote in message
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>
> I just purchased an Acer AM5620-E5512A
> It is Quad Core Intel
>
> I am trying to install an extra hard drive an IDE 320GB Western Digital
> HD.
>
> I am running Vista 64-bit the computer is recognizing the drive as a
> floppy drive how can i fix this?
>
>
> --
> Moose067


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Old 02-02-2009
pokeyman
 

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Re: Installing an IDE Hard Drive in a Acer Aspire M5620
thats what i was going to say

"Rick Rogers" <rick@mvps.org> wrote in message
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> Hi,
>
> How is it seen in the system BIOS? Are you certain you did not connect it

to
> a FDD controller cable input?
>
> --
> Best of Luck,
>
> Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
> http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
> Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
> My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com
>
> "Moose067" <guest@unknown-email.com> wrote in message
> news:1488d1b193c7c787d2a01113059bc3c6@nntp-gateway.com...
> >
> > I just purchased an Acer AM5620-E5512A
> > It is Quad Core Intel
> >
> > I am trying to install an extra hard drive an IDE 320GB Western Digital
> > HD.
> >
> > I am running Vista 64-bit the computer is recognizing the drive as a
> > floppy drive how can i fix this?
> >
> >
> > --
> > Moose067

>



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Old 02-02-2009
Addison Steele
 

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Re: Installing an IDE Hard Drive in a Acer Aspire M5620
On Sun, 1 Feb 2009 23:08:18 -0500, "pokeyman"
<james7273(remove)@sbcglobal.net> wrote:

>
>thats what i was going to say


Next time be quicker.

>"Rick Rogers" <rick@mvps.org> wrote in message
>news:utEUFMMhJHA.3812@TK2MSFTNGP04.phx.gbl...
>> Hi,
>>
>> How is it seen in the system BIOS? Are you certain you did not connect it

>to
>> a FDD controller cable input?
>>
>> --
>> Best of Luck,
>>
>> Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
>> http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
>> Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
>> My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com
>>
>> "Moose067" <guest@unknown-email.com> wrote in message
>> news:1488d1b193c7c787d2a01113059bc3c6@nntp-gateway.com...
>> >
>> > I just purchased an Acer AM5620-E5512A
>> > It is Quad Core Intel
>> >
>> > I am trying to install an extra hard drive an IDE 320GB Western Digital
>> > HD.
>> >
>> > I am running Vista 64-bit the computer is recognizing the drive as a
>> > floppy drive how can i fix this?
>> >
>> >
>> > --
>> > Moose067

>>

>

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Old 02-02-2009
Moose067
 

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Re: Installing an IDE Hard Drive in a Acer Aspire M5620

Help please


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Old 02-02-2009
Thomas Wendell
 

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Re: Installing an IDE Hard Drive in a Acer Aspire M5620
How??

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"Rick Rogers" <rick@mvps.org> kirjoitti
viestissä:utEUFMMhJHA.3812@TK2MSFTNGP04.phx.gbl...
> Hi,
>
> How is it seen in the system BIOS? Are you certain you did not connect it
> to a FDD controller cable input?
>
> --
> Best of Luck,
>
> Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
> http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
> Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
> My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com
>
> "Moose067" <guest@unknown-email.com> wrote in message
> news:1488d1b193c7c787d2a01113059bc3c6@nntp-gateway.com...
>>
>> I just purchased an Acer AM5620-E5512A
>> It is Quad Core Intel
>>
>> I am trying to install an extra hard drive an IDE 320GB Western Digital
>> HD.
>>
>> I am running Vista 64-bit the computer is recognizing the drive as a
>> floppy drive how can i fix this?
>>
>>
>> --
>> Moose067

>



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Old 02-02-2009
David B.
 

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Re: Installing an IDE Hard Drive in a Acer Aspire M5620
Answer the questions that were asked, no one can help if you just keep
asking for help and don't reply to the questions.

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> Help please
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>
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Old 02-02-2009
DDW
 

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Re: Installing an IDE Hard Drive in a Acer Aspire M5620
On Mon, 2 Feb 2009 16:06:08 -0500, "David B." <mail@nomail.net> wrote:

>Answer the questions that were asked, no one can help if you just keep
>asking for help and don't reply to the questions.


Is using one of those vBulletin Usenet gateways and is obviously not
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Old 02-02-2009
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Re: Installing an IDE Hard Drive in a Acer Aspire M5620

Your right what are the questions?

DDW;956882 Wrote:
> On Mon, 2 Feb 2009 16:06:08 -0500, "David B." <mail@xxxxxx> wrote:
> > > >
> > >Answer the questions that were asked, no one can help if you just

> > keep
> > >asking for help and don't reply to the questions. > >

>
> Is using one of those vBulletin Usenet gateways and is obviously not
> getting the replies.
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> DDW
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Old 02-03-2009
Danny Krychek
 

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Re: Installing an IDE Hard Drive in a Acer Aspire M5620
Moose067 <guest@unknown-email.com> wrote:

>
>Your right what are the questions?


http://groups.google.com/group/micro...3150c948f6a97f


>DDW;956882 Wrote:
>> On Mon, 2 Feb 2009 16:06:08 -0500, "David B." <mail@xxxxxx> wrote:
>> > > >
>> > >Answer the questions that were asked, no one can help if you just
>> > keep
>> > >asking for help and don't reply to the questions. > >

>>
>> Is using one of those vBulletin Usenet gateways and is obviously not
>> getting the replies.
>>
>> DDW
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