hard drive not recognised

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giovannicosta

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hi everyone i was installing windows xp today on my dell mini 9 and i then decided i didnt want to continue so i stupidly switched the power off. Now the bios recognises the hard dive but xp says there is nothing there, no free space, nothing... and gparted dosn't see it either but the bios still does...


Help!!! Please :(
 

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When it gets to the format a drive screen there is no free space or partitions. I press enter and i get a bsod :(

the bsod says setupdd.sys - address F74D9C13 base at F74AD000, datestamp 48025277

STOP: 0x0000008E
 

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I have just run a live cd of both Linux and Bart pe and neither of these recognise the c: drive ?!?! Help please
 
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When you get to this screen, what does it show? This is before any actual formatting takes place.



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In the box itsays :

7337 MB Disk 0 at Id 0 on bus 0 on atapi

< setup cannot access this disk >


If I press enter i get the bsod. Any ideas?
 
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