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2 Sata HDD not working at a time

Asus P5B - 965 Intel ChipSet Win XP Sp2 Running in both the HDD of 160 GB each. When I connect it separately both of them run well. But when I run togathe with an option to boot from one,the system restarts and restarts ............always. Please help me

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In the bios be sure that all the parameters for the SATA drives/devices are AUTO

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Are you uning the recovery CD or a new OS?

A new Os (XP) will allow the second drive even if the old one will not. Of course you can always add a USB hard drive and a USB PCI card to make it all work. What are you using this pc for seems a little old for todays applications. Suggestion If your going to use this that you Replace the main hard drive with a 120GB or larger, new video card at least 256MB if not 512 and at least 1 gig of memory as I believe it will only take a max of 1 gig. you cannot use vista as it requires more resources than this Pc can give to support the OS. you may want to try XP LITE as well one you get XP installed to speed it up a bit!

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Hi rafiqbrush, let me go over a few things for the P5B MB.
There is a total of 5 serial ATA SATA drive ports on the board & one ATA IDE/PATA port.
The 4 main SATA ports are numbered, 1 - 4. Your primary SATA drive must be connected to SATA port 1. Your second SATA drive must be connected to SATA port 3. See page 2-26 in your manual.
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http://support.asus.com/download/download.aspx?modelname=P5B&SLanguage=en-us

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