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August 24, 2013 1:19:33 PM

So i got myself an i5 3750 & Gigabyte B75M-D3H mobo with my old WD 500 GB & 4 GB RAM so when i try to boot up it says to select proper boot device i inserted the disk tried everything but it always gives the same result i'm going crazy i have got some entrance forms to fill & i cant do anything without my pc please help guys ASAP.
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August 24, 2013 1:49:59 PM

Do you see the hdd and the DVD drive in bios?
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August 24, 2013 7:57:19 PM

noidea_77 said:
Do you see the hdd and the DVD drive in bios?


Yes i see them but my main hdd is shown as PATA dnt know why though & i pick out the DVD as boot device.
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August 25, 2013 1:01:30 AM

Set the sata mode to ahci first and make sure it's a bootable DVD. It sound like is it not.
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August 25, 2013 2:45:43 AM

noidea_77 said:
Set the sata mode to ahci first and make sure it's a bootable DVD. It sound like is it not.


the BIOS is detecting the hdd but it says that its 0 MB in size
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August 25, 2013 2:49:32 AM

atanug09 said:
noidea_77 said:
Set the sata mode to ahci first and make sure it's a bootable DVD. It sound like is it not.


the BIOS is detecting the hdd but it says that its 0 MB in size

Sounds like a dead hdd? Can you test it in another computer?
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August 25, 2013 8:53:07 AM

noidea_77 said:
atanug09 said:
noidea_77 said:
Set the sata mode to ahci first and make sure it's a bootable DVD. It sound like is it not.


the BIOS is detecting the hdd but it says that its 0 MB in size

Sounds like a dead hdd? Can you test it in another computer?

It was dead alright i'm confused it was just 3 months old dnt knw what happened will a sub-par psu do that? my last WD gave a service of good 6 years but it too died a month back
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August 25, 2013 1:17:26 PM

atanug09 said:
noidea_77 said:
atanug09 said:
noidea_77 said:
Set the sata mode to ahci first and make sure it's a bootable DVD. It sound like is it not.


the BIOS is detecting the hdd but it says that its 0 MB in size

Sounds like a dead hdd? Can you test it in another computer?

It was dead alright i'm confused it was just 3 months old dnt knw what happened will a sub-par psu do that? my last WD gave a service of good 6 years but it too died a month back

Sometimes they work for years, sometimes they are dead on arrival.
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