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Upon booting hard drives not recognized

Hi--

Have an Asus P5B-E motherboard, worked fine for the last year or so since I built it, but now when booting it doesn't recognize the hard drives.

-It will allow me to go into BIOS and Setup
-Hooked up hard drives to another pc and they were recognized/worked fine
-Did nothing strange or funky to prompt this
-Cables secure

IT guy at work thinks the motherboard got fried; I'm thinking it maybe has something to do with SATA controller, if there is such a thing?

ANYWAYS...any suggestions out there as to what might be causing/what I can do to fix this?

Thanks!


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You mite try to re set the board and I would start with just one HD with the OS shut down pull power plug push the power on switch to let out res power then locate the the bat on the board and remove it you will see a pin select set near the bat pull the connector and change the posision to the other pin (touch the two not together at first) then replace it the way you found it wait a few moments then try to boot again

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