Satellite Pro 2100 - new HARD drive is not booting

I wanted to update my SP2100 with a WD1200BEVE. (120 GB of WD).

Copy of disk via USB + speakers worked, but after changing the disc nine does not start: the laptop hangs up with blinking cursor.
Already checked that the partition is active and even a new installation from a CD of XP has the same result! The BIOS seems to accept the drive (if not installing via CD should have failed) so where is the problem?

Any tips?

Hi Kannengiesser,

Which is really strange that you can t start up disk even it s recognized in BIOS correctly...

You have the Toshiba Recovery disk? If so, you can try this disc factory settings. If it works, it was just an installation problem.

But I couldn't imagine also that the new HARD drive is not working properly last week I had a similar problem. Made a HARD drive upgrade, but a few days later Windows didn't start because the HARD drive had a bad sector, now I'm waiting for a replacement drive.

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