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Computer shutsdown completely when i insert my 80gb seagate barracuda 7200 HDD

Well for now im using 10gb sony hard disk (poor me) it works fine, because i can't use my 80gb.

PROBLEM:
When i insert it in slave or master it dont boot even the asus splash screen wont apear the cpu fans are off, the monitor are in standby mode (blinking light)

"I even think that maybe the POWER SUPPLY is the problem because last month i found a dead baby rat inside the power supply while im cleaning it"

So please can anyone help me? Dear Experts... T_T

Tnx in advance!

~Cedie

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    Cedie94 Oct 28, 2008

    Im using "Windows XP Pro sp2"

  • Cedie94
    Cedie94 Oct 28, 2008

    By the way im just a 14 yr old do not have that kind of knowledge of inner parts of the computer.
    But i will try it. Umm can you please give me a clearer explaination? But anyways tnx for the effort of helping me... ^_^


  • Cedie94
    Cedie94 Oct 28, 2008

    Sorry its AMD ASUS A7V8X-X not amd asus a7v8x-mx i noticed that i clicked the wrong m/board... T_T

  • Cedie94
    Cedie94 Oct 29, 2008

    I can't because when i turn on the computer with the 2 hard disks connected, the computer immediately turns off so i cant hit del or go to the bios settings because the computer is off.But when i connect the 10gb hard disk i can go to the bios settings it doesn't turn off.

    We try to use the warranty to repair the disk. but the technician said it has no error. He suggest that we change the os or format the disk. And in their computer it worked but ours don't work.

  • Cedie94
    Cedie94 Oct 29, 2008

    My problem has been solved...

    The problem is the Power Supply it's corroded due to the dead rat i found last month.

    Solution:
    Buy a new one. ~_^

    I say thank you very much to colliewob for being there give me some guides and effort to help me. TNX!


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What operating system are you using some can only recognize up to 10GB
and is the 80GB fitted correctly
stripe on cable to No1 pin on M/board socket and toward the 4 pin power socket on hard drive

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    David Oct 28, 2008

    Try resetting BIOS to default then check the 2 hard drives are recognized by the BIOS.if not try entering the CYLS Heads etc for the second one
    I still think you could have it connected wrong
    The stripe on cable goes to the 4 pin power plug on hard drive.
    Sometimes it only connects one way others it can go either way


  • David
    David Oct 28, 2008

    To reset the BIOS remove M/board battery for 5 minutes.
    it is a round shiny object about 20mm across check how it is held in. then replace it
    your BIOS should then be set at default
    Or when booting at the lower left side of screen should be words similar to this
    "to enter bios press DEL F2 or similar key"
    When in BIOS read directions carefully to set to default then to set hard drive settings
    If this fails to recognize hard drive it is probably bad
    If you can try in another computer


  • David
    David Oct 29, 2008

    The only thing I can suggest is you have somehow connected it wrong
    You should have 2 hard drive connectors on M/board
    1) for original hard drive set to Master and CD set to Slave
    2) spare get a new ribbon cable and fit to M/board stripe side to No1 pin then connect cable to 2nd hard drive set to Master and try.
    Also if new hard drive is a SATA one unless setup properly it will not work with and IDE one
    Sorry cannot help further if I was there could probably fix it



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