I'm trying to rebuild a friend's Latitude D620, his original drive failed. I'm using a retail version of XP that he bought, but it doesn't see his new drive. Do I need a driver to load before the installation (I have a USB floppy drive to do this) or is there a setting in BIOS that will let XP see the SATA drive without a driver?
A new drive will need to be partitioned and formatted.
Use a drive wire to format the drive.
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