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DVD drive not detected.

1) Reinsert the IDE and power cables of ur dvd drive connected with motherboard.
2) See if it gets detected in BIOS.
3) If it is detected in bios, and not detected in windows explorer( ie My computer) do this. Right click anywhere in my computer and click properties or press windows key(bet ctrl & alt)+break. -Select the hardware tab -Click Device manager. -Right click CD/DVD ROM drives and click scan for hardware changes.
4) If it is still invisible, then the changes has occurred in registry. There are 2 filters(upper & lower) which has to be deleted in the registry.
5) There is software called doug knox(CD/DVD fix) it would fix this.
6) To do this process manually, Run->regedit->HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE->System->Current control set->class->{4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}http://lh6.ggpht.com/_lH6HIoVNDJs/Sx3iQ7RdDpI/AAAAAAAAA3Q/a8sWV8GIyuM/s1600-h/Screen%20Snaper%20Image[18].png
7) When u double click the dvd drive and if u get incorrect function. Right click and select properties on dvd drive. Select the recording tab. Enable the check box "Enable CD recording". http://lh4.ggpht.com/_lH6HIoVNDJs/Sx5BFPBRiHI/AAAAAAAAA3o/H1yBWSpDdmw/s1600-h/Screen%20Snaper%20Image[3].png

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I have a HP Asterope Motherboard The Sata HDD or the Sata CD/DVD cannot in not detected in the BIOS and the computer can not boot-up When I use a IDE drive on the Ide port, It works But I have a Sata Drive Please help

Reasons a sata device might not be recognized in BIOS:
(1)Serial ATA disabled, enter bios and enable SATA.
(2)Serial ATA cable defective
(3)Serial ATA drive defective
(4)Serial ATA cable defective
(5)Serial ATA device not plugged into power.
(6)Serial ATA power adapter defective.

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SIR: i WISH TOINSTALL TWO HARDDISKS. The motherbord has only one socket for a primary. Where do I connect my dvd player? Thank you very much:

You need a cable with 3 connections.
1 for the motherboard... one for the hard drive and the 3rd for your dvd.
set the jumper on your hard drive to "cable select" ( it's probably there already)
set the jumper on the dvd to "slave"
Don't forget to go into the BIOS and activate the Primary port's second address and set it to auto detect. If auto detect doesn't work set it to cd

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ive built my first pc and all went well until the message no hard drive detected comes on all parts are new so any help would be great in fixing this thanks dave

Verify that the hard disk is connected on both data and power cables and is receiving power (it hums at startup); also that the proper EIDE or SATA slot on the motherboard is used, and properly jumpered (e.g. a SATA 2 disk on a SATA 1 configured port is likely to malfunction).

Check that the BIOS is configured to autodetect the hard disk type, and is using the appropriate adapter (EIDE or SATA port), without RAID options or such.

In a pinch, try also ignoring the motherboard labels (e.g., plug the hard disk on the fourth SATA port instead of the first -- the mobo numbering is not always the "logical" one, even if it usually should be.

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MSI RC410 - cannot detect Sata HDD

i think the problem is with ur SATA HDD. To confirm, try another SATA HDD on ur mother board and see if the problem persists

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well as far as i studies ur problem ur 1st problem myt b bios updating do it wid successfull results den another iz i guess jumper settings n may b ur sata cables have some problems too, just do a check on these things make ya jumpers auto i mean remove jumper...so it will be master automatically
n den let me know what happned!

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