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I cant use sata hdd in my pc.there is no option in bios to use a sata hdd.but there is 2 sata port on my mother board.how can i use sata hdd in my pc?

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  • nandar Feb 24, 2009

    My HDD is not recognize when i attach to my mainboard


  • Thomas F. Schneider May 11, 2010

    Are the SATA ports turned on in the BIOS?

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Normally they will be recognised,after connecting reset your cmos jumper ,set date etc and save your settings before reboot

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I think you have to set the ide hd primary to disabled then reboot and reenter the bios. refer to this link. the bios settings may be a little different as it is a diff mobo. http://www.mysuperpc.com/build/pc_sata_second_boot.shtml
good luck

Posted on Mar 24, 2009

  • NYGiantsNut Mar 24, 2009

    try this as well from msi site:







    Installing Windows 200/XP on a single S-ATA Hard Drive








    Right after booting off of the Windows cd, you need to push the F6 key when prompted (Fig-a)


    Next when prompted (Fig-b) install the correct driver from the floppy disk provided with the motherboard, press the S key to specify the driver, and select the correct driver depending on which controller you are using, then press enter key to continue.


    After this Windows 2000/XP will continue the installation, and will detect the S-ATA hard drive to be installed onto.












    (Fig-a)

    (Fig-b)

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