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Reading error I got the ASUS A7V8X-X mobo and try to change to a new HD. The disk is about three years old and worked fine in other machines as primary master and primary slave. When starting up I get an error message "disk reading error press CTRL-Alt-Del to restart". Is the mobo damaged in some way or are there any jumpers/switches I forgot to change?

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What type of HDD is this? IDE; SATA; or SATA II? The problem probably is that you are trying to use a SATA drive with a SATA II board. They are not backwards compatible. Hope this helps.

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I do not think that this problem is to do with your Motherboard. If you had fried your Motherboard, you would not see anything when you started the computer, you especially wouldn't be able to get in to the BIOS if your Motherboard was damaged because the BIOS is accessed straight off the Motherboard itself. You will notice that if you take out all the Hard Disks in your computer, you will still be able to access the BIOS.

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If the problem still persists, i recommend that you remove the old Hard Disk which you have put in and try and boot off the Master as a single drive. If this still doesn't work, set your other Hard Disk as the Master and remove the other drive and try boot off that one.

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