Originally Posted by vmcgreevy
I also can't even access my BIOS, the only options im getting is F9 (boot menu) & F10 (Setup) which brings me in a Hewlett-Packard Setup Utility which appears to be a more limited version of usual BIOS options you get.
That's what you get with OEM systems. Sucks, but HP is especially bad about it.
It's possible that the hard drive controller isn't windows native, so you may need drivers to get the OS to see the hard drive. I can't find one for that system, so something else is amiss. What do you mean by the last HDD was giving you problems?