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Old 08-13-2006, 06:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Asus A8N SLi Premium...sata hdd not working

i recently upgraded to pci-e and cannot seem to get my sata maxtor to be recognized by this motherboard...ive tried forever and its not showing up in my computer...its a slave hdd and has loads of usefell programs on it...the IDE hdd's pick up fine though if anybody would kno whats the prob could be or has had the same problem and figured it out would be muchly appreciated...ty

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does the hard drive spin up? can you hear it ?


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Old 08-13-2006, 08:20 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Have you tried installing the drive on a different computer? If so, and you experienced the same problem, the drive could be defective. Also, make sure all RAID configurations are disabled. If you tried it on another computer and it worked succesful, try flashing your BIOS, also try resetting your CMOS. If that doesn't work, I would suspect your motherboard may be the problem. Try re-installing Windows as well, that is if you actually have the patience to do that.
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