OS Installation and HDD issue (urgent)
I just finished Installing all of my hardware into the chassis and configured my bios. I put in the windows setup disk and run the setup. It says that if you need to load any drivers for either the optical drives or harddrives that I need to press F6 at the blue-screen. I need to load drivers for the hard drive, but my dad bought an out-of-the-box HITACHI DeskStar Harddrive not realizing that it doesnt come with the installation disks or the drivers.
I tried to just continue, but when I get to the partitioning screen my HDD doesnt even come up as an option, as if the computer doesnt even recognize that its even there. (Before anyone tries to tell me to check if the SATA or Power Cables are connected correctly, I'm telling you ahead of time, they are connected right. I've checked multiple times. Also, they are connected to the right ports on the MB.) I tried to press the ENTER button and the ARROW keys but then an error message came up and I had to restart the computer.
Now, I went to the HITACHI website to see if there was any way to get these installation and driver disks but they said that they dont sell them seperatly. Also, they said that the operating system has them already installed. But, how can I get them from the OS if I cant even get the OS installed.
I need help from anyone who can help. Is there a way for me to continue with the installation of the OS. Or do I need to buy a new Hard Drive with the Drivers and Installation Disks alltogether.