Once you have written zeros to all sectors in that drive, format it by running Partition Wizard Home Editionv 8. It did belong to a business I bought it from. Marked as answer by DxStone Friday, October 23, 3: This site uses cookies for analytics, personalized content and ads. Everything is standard across the board as far as I know.

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Dell quick reference guide desktop pc optiplex l pages. In another forum they said you should install a raid patch from windows Says “No drives were found I tried an 80GB sata drive instead. Everything is standard across the board as far as I know. Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit.

Thank You for any help. But the little monitor I was using didn’t allow me faid see what partition it was complaining about. Find More Posts by robbietpa.

I followed the instructions here: That may be where I went wrong. I’m at a loss.

UCLA Knowledge Base : Dell Optiplex ‘s and Windows XP installation

The Optiplex runs Windows 7 perfectly, with good volume for the onboard audio. Because a RAID level 0 configuration provides no data redundancy, a failure of one drive results in the. Also I did this in the auto detect ata in the bios. The computer will not boot into the new hard drive, I have tried everything, including taking out the battery for a an hour or so, updating the bios arid the A22 what ever is the latest Bios, I have checked all the Bios settings and from what I know it raie looks good.


Windows 7 Hardware Compatibility https: I’ve tried loading the Intel matrix driver from Dell’s site: I’ve tried running the audio drivers in compatibility mode and as Cloning a hard drive partition onto a smaller hard drive I have an old GB hard drive that’s dying and slowing my computer down. I have already installed the A22 bios using windows 7. Also I know nothing of what your talking about with Digital River and I have not burned anything to disk or tried it.

I want to copy that partition onto an empty, GB hard drive. Dell Inspiron – C2Q 2. But to be sure – since it has gone through many attempts at installing the OS, – I would prefer a thorough cleaning and formatting of the drive.

Dell Optiplex 755’s and Windows XP installation

Don’t show me this message again. So both drives are needed.

The Status field contains information about the following conditions:. I will boot it up and attempt to get you a screenshot of disk management. The computer came preloaded with windows 7 ultimate 32 bit on a Gb hard drive Maxtor and works fine except for ddell messages saying the hard drive is going to fail.


The OS is on a 20GB partition.

Dell OptiPlex 755 User Manual: Verifying That Raid Is Working; Raid Level 0

Similar help and support threads. Otpiplex wanted to upgrade to a 1Tb hard drive anyway. It had a small Gb hard drive and I put a Gb hard drive in and loaded windows 7.

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