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Blue Screen Again
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Replaced hard drive now error

Hi all,

I replaced hard drive in my t61 series w wdscorpio sata320

gb, when i try and boot up i get this "initializing link, media test failure check  cable; excluded from boot order ATA HDD2, ATAPI CD1? what does this mean?

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Re: Replaced hard drive now error

you need to install the OS on the hdd. 

Regards,

Jin Li

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Re: Replaced hard drive now error

thank you for answering, what does that entail? i thought i had decent knowledge of computers but this one has me stumped.

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Re: Replaced hard drive now error

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that means there is no OS (operating system) detected on the hdd. So you just need to install the Operating System.

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Jin Li

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Re: Replaced hard drive now error

thank you very much