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XPS/Dimension XPS Gen - no hard disk present when i go to reload from CD yet it boots to windows and hdd is in the bios and test ok

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Im trying to reload this puppy and its driving me bananas.
I get as far as the choices to reload windows .....then ........ no hdd.  Its in the bios! It test ok.  It goes to windows.

Is it raid related - note there is only one drive in the PC.

Its probably some thing really simple (I always hate hearing that!!!!!!!  that and it worked perfectly yesterday .......aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah)

Anywho anyone any clues.

The hdd is a sata and the sys has a few bugs and needs to be reloaded .......


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