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I plug my Device into the ide port on my computer, supply the power to it, and hook the SATA data cable to the cd drive. I also supply the power to the cd drive. When I turn the computer on it says that not secondary drive is found. The Ide2Sata has no jumpers on the board. How can I get my computer to read the drive?

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    bibendum Sep 16, 2010

    check bios

  • eastjoshuara Sep 17, 2010

    I have checked the bios, I got on to dell and downloaded the recent update for my bios. Once I downloaded the current updated bios, I flashed the bios and updated it. Still nothing. The website for the Starteck says there is jumpers on the board but there is no jumpers on that board. Any other suggestions?

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You need to install the drivers for the card then plug in the card

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