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Old 12-22-2005, 12:51 PM   #11
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Default Re: Using SATA Hard Drives...

Ok, I just put it in (used the SATA power cables from the PSU, even though it has regular power input too), and I went into Windows XP install and all went fine; it recognized the drive size and everything. Then, when I got to the part where I put "install Windows on selected partition", it asked me to format the NTFS filesystem. I pressed ok, and the drive started making high pitched squeaky clicky noises... And the format made no progress at all.

Any ideas what that is?

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Old 12-22-2005, 01:21 PM   #12
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Default Re: Using SATA Hard Drives...

That is wierd. Sounds like you have a bad hard drive already from the noise you're explaining. Reboot and try again.

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