I am installing a new Maxtor 300GB HD in an IBM machine P4 1GB Ram computer 3 yrs old. The computer ran fine 1 week ago with the old HD. Owner took out the original HD and gave me the machine.
I've tried 2 different brand new HD with the same result. It seems the Bios realizes that it is a new HD and won't accept it.
Please explain what I must do to get the machine to accept the new HD. Thanks.