My computer hang so i switch off and on again.Then start it wont boot and i wait the intel logo show then i press F2 to bios setup its not showing my primary hardisk. Then i try to another computer still same thing i from the bios setup is not showing.what is the problem and how can i fixed this and to retrived my file..
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Re: Bios setup cannot detected 500gb sata Maxtor
Hy on your maxtorhdd you have a jumper configuration you have to put your jumper in the good configuration so your primarieshdd is the one that have the exploitation system and the other one you need to set it to secondaryhdd
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here is what you do 1.unplug the power of your hard disk from main board 2.try to use another power cable from the board to your hard drive check if it isn't loose connection 3.then switch the SATA cable in any two middle ports of your board ,, not lower or upper. 4. start PC and enter into bios . check in drive configuration that is your hard disk being detected by the main board or not , if it detects and shows your hard drive space e.g MAXTOR S2154213 500GB then restart system and do your work ..
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SHUT DOWN COMPUTER AND CLEAR CMOS BY RESETTING JUMPER ON MOTHERBOARD AND THEN RETURN JUMPER TO NORMAL POSITION OR USE RESET BUTTON. UNPLUG ALL HDD SATA CONNECTORS FROM HDD. BOOT COMPUTER TO BIOS. MAKE SURE ENABLE ALL SATA IS ENABLED, PRESS F10 AND EXIT.YOU WANT TO SHUT DOWN AGAIN. NOW REATTACH SATA HDD AND CONNECTORS AND BOOT TO BIOS AGAIN. NOW HIT F10 AND LET COMPUTER RESTART AND LOAD INTO THE OS. LOGON AND CHECK DEVICE MANAGER..SHOULD BE THERE. IF NOT CHECK MOTHER BOARD WEB SITE FOR BIOS UPDATE. IF BIOS UPDATE DOESN'T DO THE TRICK, SHUT DOWN AND DISCONNECT THE IDE DRIVE, UNLESS IT CONTAINS YOUR OS. TRY BOOTING TO BIOS AND CHANGE ORDER OF 1ST BOOT OPTIONS, HIT F10 AND EXIT AND ALLOW COMPUTER TO BOOT TO OS, THEN LOGON, GO TO DEVICE MANAGER AND REMOVE IDE AND RESTART, ONLY IF THIS HDD DOES NOT CONTAIN OS. YOU SHOULD BE FINE AFTER THIS, OR INSTALL YOUR OS ON THE SATA HDD.
IDE AND SATA CONTROLLER PROBLEMS ON MAXTOR DRIVES.UNINSTALL CONTROLLERS AND REBOOT,DO NOT PLUG IDE DRIVE IN.THEN REBOOT AGAIN PLUG IDE DRIVE AND LOOK IN DEVICE MANAGER IF DRIVE IS RECOCNIZED CORRECTLY.(ASUS BOARD) OR INTEL CHIPSET PROBLEMS.
Check the SATA/RAID controller setting.
It could have been set to [Disabled]
Refer to your user?s manual for a detailed description on how to enable the onboard SATA/RAID controller by adjusting the jumper or BIOS settings.