Question about Maxtor Hard Drive
MAKE SURE SATA IS ENABLED IN BIOS.(FORMAT DRIVE) FIST WITH PARTITION MAGIC(PARTITION ALSO FIRST).DRIVE WILL ONLEY THEN BE SEEN IN WINDOWS.!!!!!!!
Posted on May 20, 2008
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Nov 30, 2012 | Computers & Internet
One bad lead can cause a computer to continue on a cycle or to shutdown or fail to boot
Test all leads that attach to your hard drive including electrical extensions,IDE,SATA
the leads from your motherboard to your hard drive make sure they have a secure connection and are not faulty or just replace them there probably old and faulty During the boot process you will see on the screen to press a certain key to enter setup
make sure all leads that are attached to your drives dvd\cd 3 1/2 inch floppy have secure connections and are not faulty or just replace them they are probably old and faulty ?
Press and hold that key during the boot up process to enter BIOS the scroll down to advanced bios features press enter change your first boot device to ......,press escape then press f10 to save to cmos to restart
During the boot process you will see on the screen to press a certain key to enter setup
The BIOS is AMI. Under ADVANCED SETUP:
The options listed for 1st,2nd ,3rd Boot device include:
IDE-0 means Pri master ?
IDE-1 means Pri slave ?
IDE-2 means Sec master ?
IDE-3 means Sec slave ?
? single or master :::::
master with slave ::'::
???????????????? slave? :::':
note the plastic jumper is
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