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win XP Home won'ts see IDE with SATA drive

By Whiplash73
Mar 31, 2004
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  1. I just put a Serial ATA drive in my system, and for some reason, the BIOS sill see the 40gb IDE drive that I have, but nothing else will, unless I disconnect the serial drive. Any usggestions? i have the Asus A7N8Xe-deluxe mother board.....

    any suggestions would be a great help.

    Whip
  2. PanicX

    PanicX TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 829

    Try a BIOS upgrade
  3. Whiplash73

    Whiplash73 Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 62

    I set first boot to SCSI, and it worked. I have all the newest drivers, and BIOS. Everything works now. windows saw the drive, so I'm good. Thanks for the help. =)
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