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Sata devices do not work like IDE, they do not have master/slave. If you want to set it to bootable, you have to go through the bios. On most computers, press DEL while it is booting, then go to "standard cmos features", search around a bit until you find where to set the bootable device list, and set the 400gb to the first.
Posted on Jul 16, 2008
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to perform a quick check of the following steps for us to understand the exact
status of your SMPS(power supply) and Motherboard
the CPU and check whether the green light is glowing on the motherboard when
power is given to SMPS.
make sure that the HDD IDE/SATA and power cables are plugged in properly on
both ends.Use common sense to check, do not press very hard as the
slots are sensitive.
3) Make sure that all the CD/DVD drives are on IDE 2 or on SATA
4) Make sure that the Jumper setting on the back of the HDD is set to MASTER. NA for SATA.
any VGA/Graphics card that you have installed. Also remove any PCI cards that
you have installed.
the monitors VGS cable to the Blue 15 pin female VGA out port of the
possible login to bios and make see if you can find the HDD from the drives
menu. From Boot menu select the NATIVE mode that will activate both the SATA
and the IDE channels.
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