What is the hard drive

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on day i turned on my computer and it said operating system not found i tryed reistalling it but it wont reconize the hard drive.. i checked out the hard drive and its not it. i put it in anouth machine and worked fine.. and befor when i would start it up it would just be a blinking curser befor it would go in to windows and it would have to stay like that for a few hours befor it would even go into windows... i dont know whats wrong with it and HP want me to pay 400.00 to get it repaired and i dont have that money just to blow away... can u please help in any way??

thanks

John

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This question was answered on August 23, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

I had a similar problem and the way I resolved it was by going into my BIOS and I had to make it a master instead of a slave.

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Posted by Student of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on August 23, 2003