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bios not detecting sata hdd

By vr77
Sep 30, 2006
  1. just built a computer and it's not detecting my sata hard drive. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I'm really frustrated

    pc specs

    asus a8n sli motherboard
    1 gb ram
    western digital 120 gb sata hdd
    amd athon 64 3500
     
  2. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 10,074   +13

    did you install the drivers?
     
  3. korrupt

    korrupt TS Rookie Posts: 1,060

    As Tedster said, when you install Windows it will have an option for you to install 3rd party sata drivers.

    Regards,

    Korrupt
     
  4. vr77

    vr77 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    yes, I installed the drivers
     
  5. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,934   +167

    Set the boot SATA drive to SCSI in the bios...
     
  6. vr77

    vr77 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I'm new at this. how do I do that?
     
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