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ASRock K7VM3 2nd IDE won't detect any drives

I had an ASRock K7VM3 motherboard that died and I never had any problems with the board so I bought another identical board. Now it won't detect any drives on the 2nd IDE. I have tried every combination of drives and jumper settings but the 2nd IDE will not detect any drive...PLEASE HELP!!! Thank you.

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Re: ASRock K7VM3 2nd IDE won't detect any drives

Changing power supply again solved this issue. Now motherboard behaves normally. The previous power supply works fine with other motherboard, but not with the K7VM3. There must be some slight difference that is not tolerable by K7VM3.

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Re: ASRock K7VM3 2nd IDE won't detect any drives

Go into the BIOS and make sure the 2nd IDE channel is enabled and set to auto detect.

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