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Old 09-03-2007, 11:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Sata HD not detected in Bios...

I just bought a WD 250GB 3.0gb/s SATA drive and can't get the bios to detect it. I am using it as a secondary drive and have windows installed on a 80GB ATA-133 drive. I put the limiting jumpers in the right place ( pins 5 and 6, to get it to run at 1.5gb/s) and the drive is getting power... it gets warm to the touch when powered on. But the BIOS does not detect the drive at all.

Any suggestions?

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Old 09-04-2007, 09:54 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: Sata HD not detected in Bios...

some SATA controllers need to be enabled first in BIOS for it to read the harddrive, if the corrsponding SATA controller is enabled and still BIOS cant read it, double check all your connections and if still no good..then return the drive
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