Solved Switched from intel motherboard Tags: Intel Motherboards Hard Drives Windows 8 Last response: November 15, 2012 11:38 PM in Windows 8 Share lostminds November 9, 2012 4:24:50 PM Hello, I switched from an intel motherboard to an amd one after installing windows 8 and new board will not recognize that there is a HDD connected. Is it a possible conflict with previously installed drivers or is it possible that my HDD is fried? More about : switched intel motherboard | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove rgd1101 Motherboard Expert November 9, 2012 5:21:29 PM Can you see it in bios? if not check your connection. | Report abuse squirrelonfire November 9, 2012 5:29:37 PM Check connection and power connector. Also check if AHCI is supported. | Report abuse Best solution the great randini November 9, 2012 6:05:52 PM you could try to do a repair install but you should just start over from scratch... http://support.microsoft.com/kb/99588 <---why you failed | Report abuse lostminds November 15, 2012 11:34:45 PM Best answer selected by lostminds. | Report abuse lostminds November 15, 2012 11:38:12 PM the great randini said:you could try to do a repair install but you should just start over from scratch... http://support.microsoft.com/kb/99588 <---why you failed i tried the repair install first, but there was a conflict with drive partition types, so i ended up deleting the partitions and formatting the drive so i could do a clean install | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Windows 8>Switched from intel motherboard> Related ressources: ForumSwitched from AMD to Intel without sysprepping, or downloading new drivers... ForumInsane late change of mind on CPU and MB - switched to Intel ! Forumi have officially switched sides to Intel ! ForumSwitched to 6 Gb/s from 3 Gb/s and win 8 won't boot Forum[Issue] Switched RAM Sticks/New not working. ForumSwitched motherboards in my system, hdd won't load? ForumProblem: Switched from 8IK1100 v1 motherboard to the versi.. ForumSwitched from Intel to AMD .. looking to go back to Intel , need help.. ForumFans spin for 1 sec after power switched on then stop. ForumSwitching to Intel from AMD, need advice on motherboards ForumSwitched CPU cooler - STOP 0x00000124 BSOD ForumBSOD then upon reboot SATA not detected until SATA port switched . ForumBIOS resets when PSU switched off ForumProblem Remains After Major Components Switched ForumAssembled, checked 3 times, switched on AND....! ForumRE: New Build Issue/ Switched On The Off Then On ForumSwitched CPU of Dell Optiplex GX520 --> BIOS says CPU is incompatible ForumNeed help More resources Read discussions in other Windows 8 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !