Will SATA III Cable work with SATA I Drive and SATA I plug?

So, basically I was trying to install a second HDD for my rig, but my SATA I cord wasn't long enough, so I bought longer SATA III. My motherboard is rather old and has 2 SATA I connectors, so main HDD runs with SATA I cable. The problem is, I've plugged everything in and HDD is just not detected. What's the problem? I heard all SATAs are compatible? Please help.
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  1. Yes. You can plug any type of sata connection into any type of sata connection port. So you can plug a sata 3 into a sata 2 (its the case in my mums computer)
  2. It still won't work
  3. Do you have a good SATA power connection? Are you using a Molex to SATA power adapter?

    Yogi
  4. I'm using SATA power from my 750w PSU. No molexes used
  5. I'm using SATA power from my 750w PSU. No molexes used
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