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SATA hard drive issue

After fixing my new system with Windows Vista Ultimate installed running from a 40GB IDE HDD, I am having trouble with my system recognising my other HDD. It is a Maxtor 320GB SATA hard drive. I have set the BIOS to use the onboard SATA controller on the RAID mode. The system boots perfect, but my computer cannot detect the hard drive. Any ideas? Would be much appreciated.

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  • conmclav Jul 07, 2008

    Thanks for the advice. I will try that. I am using a Gigabyte GA-73PVM-S2H motherboard.

    Thanks


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Try changing the SATA controller to run as IDE. I can not advise anthing other because you have not listed the model of the gigabyte board, therefor I can't download the manual to advise the correct setting.

Posted on Jul 07, 2008

  • Mike Peluso
    Mike Peluso Jul 07, 2008

    Yep, check pages 43 to 44. In you're manual.



    Mike

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