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Old 01-26-2008, 02:47 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default New build doesn't recognize HDD?

My new build does not recognize the HDD. It is a 250Gb Seagate Barricuda SATA drive. BIOS does not show it in a SATA connector and Op. system does not locate it. I changed SATA cables, power cable and SATA connector. It recognizes my CD+RW in every SATA port, but not my HDD. Could my HDD be bad, or am I missing something to connect it properly? Thanks in advance.


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Default Re: New build doesn't recognize HDD?

Well you've eliminated all other possibilities - you've got a dead HDD.

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Dose the hard drive power up?
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check jumpers, sata doesn't need them. Maybe another Hd and bios flash might help if worse comes to worse. Is that your current MB in your sig?
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