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: 10,081   +15

    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.


  4. vr77

    vr77 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    yes, I installed the drivers
  5. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 22,264   +225

    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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