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Boot difficulties Seagat Baracuda 7200, 300 GB

I have "installed" a new SATA hard drive. My Master is a WD 80 IDE drive. For some unknown reason, when the SATA drive is plugged in, all I get is the CMOS recognition screen. The computer won't boot to the desktop. The screen remains blank. I am running XP Home Edition SP2. The problem does not occur when the SATA drive is disconnected. I was able to load XP onto the drive when it is run as a stand alone drive. The computer works fine with the drive as a stand alone. Any help is appreciated.

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Could have something to do with the IDE being set to master.. It has been known that sometimes the SATA drive will take over as the master.. Try changing the IDE drive to cable select, and see if that helps.. If not, change the SATA to slave.

If that doesn't work, post your motherboard model# along with your bios name/version.. and we'll go from there.

As a side note: When they are connected the way they are now, does the bios show both drives?

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