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Old 11-01-2005, 01:49 AM   #1
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Default Bios wont detect hard drive

Can anyone suggest anything?
This computer is being built from scratch FYI

I power it on and can hear the hard drive moving but the bios will not detect my hard drive. I am confused as to why

Any help is greatly appreciated
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Old 11-01-2005, 01:54 AM   #2
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Is it a SATA drive or IDE?
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HITACHI Deskstar T7K250 HDT722516DLA380 (0A31637) 160GB 7200 RPM 8MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM
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I am not sure what to enable or disable in the bio settings. The manual is not helpful at all and doesnt speak about this subject.
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Try disabling RAID in the BIOS and reboot.
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Try disabling RAID in the BIOS and reboot.
Which one? There is a primary IDE 0 Master, slave RAID and IDE 1 master, slave RAID
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There's no SATA RAID option? If you're not using RAID at all, disable everything wth RAID. Change the boot order in BIOS so that SATA drive is first.
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Thanks a lot, you solved the problem!
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Which one worked? Disabling RAID or the boot order?
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Which one worked? Disabling RAID or the boot order?
disabling everything with raid

although, another problem arose right after this step
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