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Unable to detect 160GB SATA HD... as the message says "the number of disks is not adequate to create a RAID " Please help me outta this problem

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You need to go into your bios and change it from RAID mode to IDE(yes i know youre using a sata). when your computer first turns on you should be able to see which key you need to press to enter your bios.

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