is my hard drive faulty

  mpg1965 17:21 09 Apr 06
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ive recently put a samsung 200 gighdd in pc,on the pri/master.the drive works fine working as it should untill i have to reboot.it hangs during the boot process,none of the ide devices are listed then its says disc failure.i then power down power up and it fires up normaly,it will only boot from a cold boot...............any ideas please mike

  woodchip 17:23 09 Apr 06

Have you been into BIOS to Auto Detect the new drive

  mpg1965 10:37 10 Apr 06

it boots from the c drive,ive not changed any settings in the bios and the maxtor drive ive taken out was not causing this problem............

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 11:15 10 Apr 06

Disable "quick boot" setting in the BIOS and retry

  mpg1965 11:07 11 Apr 06

thanks guys but no joy,its still doing same thing.any more ideas as this is really doin my head rite in................mike

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