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Still the same problem - hard drive fails. Mike Sturgeon Windows XP Support 10 12-08-2011 01:19 PM [SOLVED] Installed new SATA HDD Now I can't see IDE HDD Before I continue I want to let everyone know I did Reply With Quote 10-30-07,11:19 AM #3 Cannon Fodder View Profile View Forum Posts Registered Join Date Nov 2005 Location Minnesota If the bios doesn't see it, then what would it Of the 10 samsung drives you have, how many have you tested, or tried to test? http://windowsrefund.org/hard-drive/can-t-detect-hard-drive-after-p-s-swap.php

So four years ago, I custom built a new computer which ran really well. In other words, if the flash utility is AWDFLASH.exe, just type AWDFLASH, then press ENTER. Report • #20 Minglewood December 28, 2011 at 10:14:47 Well, I just got a little lucky on my way to the grocer. At the time I wanted the Wester Digital being the larger drive of the two to be the slave.

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If you get to 20 and are only ¼ of the way across, you're OK.3. Burrell, Dec 30, 2011 #2 sach2 Major Geek Extraordinaire Hi, I know these are basics but some boards can be picky. Checked in bios and HDD is no longer detected. more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed

It is definately there. I would use the second port on the IDE cable. See More: Hard drive disappeared from BIOS, BIOS wont detect. This just happened overnight while the machine was turned off!

If you have master/slave set specifically then try switching to "auto select" to give that a shot.If you plug int a single channel you see both drives but doesnt load windows, Dec 1, 2004 Acronis 2013 Rescue CD won't detect SSD SATA3 storage hard drive Apr 5, 2013 BIOS won't detect HDD Oct 31, 2006 BIOS won't detect 2TB HDD Oct 27, But then for some strange reason the primary and slave drives reversed themselves in the BIOS, and the machine would not boot! http://www.overclockers.com/forums/showthread.php/533321-Won-t-detect-IDE-hard-drive The hard drive in my Dell XPS 1640 laptop failed, and so i bought a new one and was planning to do a fresh install of Windows 7.

Tried swapping sata cables and different sata ports on the mobo. Password Advanced Search Show Threads Show Posts Advanced Search Go to Page... The new motherboard came with the latest beta version of BIOS, thus the only thing left to try is reflashing BIOS with an older version. Check that the boot HD cable is connected to the primary (0) IDE connection on the motherboard it will be printed on the board.

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Check that you have the correct ribbon type connector for the Mobo. http://forums.majorgeeks.com/index.php?threads/bios-wont-detect-ide-hard-drive.250533/ Report • #22 Minglewood December 28, 2011 at 21:56:19 I'm going to move everything over to a different cabinet, change cables again, and try the other 7 hard drives. Bios Cannot Detect Hard Drive Check what the jumper/pin settings are. The WD slave has all of my archive data and it worked fine before I installed the new primary drive...Thanks for any and all assistance!

Tried to boot up my system one morning and it would not detect boot device. have a peek at these guys Ask a Question See Latest Posts TechSpot Forums are dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. PC Games \ System Tools \ Macintosh \ Demonews.Com \ Top Downloads MajorGeeks.Com \ News (Tech) \ Off Base (Other Websites News) \ Way Off Base (Offbeat Stories and Pics) Social: From there, my laptop can't read external hard drive but it can only read flash drives.

Model number WD200BB, 2MB cache drive. Reply With Quote 11-01-07,05:41 PM #16 aja View Profile View Forum Posts Member Join Date May 2005 Location SOUTH AFRICA, and yes, we do have electricity, and no, lions dont walk The other one with XP came from the same computer, and I can boot from it, if that drive is in by itself. check over here Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?

I did set the access mode on the channel to LBA, but no results yet. Tech Support Forum Security Center Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help General Computer Security Computer Security News Microsoft Support BSOD, Crashes And Hangs Windows 10 Support Windows 8, 8.1 Support Windows 7, Vista Support Windows TheBladeRoden Private E-2 On my old secondary computer my setup was Motherboard: Chaintech VNF2-350 Master 0: HDS722516VLAT80 with Windows XP SP3 Slave 0: WD800BB-53CCB0 But then I started getting Machine Check

The BLACK one on the other end goes to the HDD you set as Master.

Bios won't detect hard and optical drives Ive built my 1st pc but bios wont detect hard drives Bios Won't detect all hard drives solved Cloned hard drive, stuck in AHCI Reply With Quote 10-30-07,07:03 PM #11 Cannon Fodder View Profile View Forum Posts Registered Join Date Nov 2005 Location Minnesota ok, well, heres what i did. I had bought the motherboard through e-bay as new/sealed, but it wasn't new, nor sealed, so I'm suspecting that the problem is there. Trouble is I have no floppy drive on my new computer, so I have to go today to buy an external usb floppy drive.

I couldn't find anything in the BIOS about ACHI. It will hang at the part that says "Detecting IDE drives", sometimes it will give up and display "0" where the drive is supposed to be, other times it will hang Found a Compaq computer someone had thrown away: 550MHz, 128 MiB RAM...but it works. this content So I replaced that with a Foxconn K8S755A-6ELRS.

Because I can't find a way to make the original OS to become genuine. For the jumper settings: Make sure the drive is the only device on that IDE cable.

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