Motherboard doesn't find sata HDD Tags: Hard Drives SATA Storage Last response: November 4, 2006 11:53 PM in Storage Share droncula November 4, 2006 5:49:34 PM Hello A friend of mine bought a new system but it won't find the SATA harddisk. System: Intel Core 2 6400 MSI P965 Platinum Corsair Twin2X1024 5400 Western Digital 250GB SATA II XFX Geforce 7600 GT Extreme edition dvd writer dvd reader PSU 400 Watt thanks for the help More about : motherboard find sata hdd Mondoman November 4, 2006 6:05:20 PM You'll need to be more specific. What are you trying to achieve (perhaps install Windows?)? Exactly what did you do? What messages/indications did you get? g-paw November 4, 2006 11:53:15 PM Quote:You'll need to be more specific. What are you trying to achieve (perhaps install Windows?)? Exactly what did you do? What messages/indications did you get? If this doesn't fix it, go to the WD web site and download the diegnotic/repair software, put it on a floppy, and boot from the floppy. Is the drive formatted? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedMotherboard SATA doesn't fit HDD? Forum My motherboard doesn't support AHCI, is IDE mode + SATA 2 much slower for new SDD/HDD/SSHD? Forum Motherboard doesn't find HDD Forum SolvedOld SATA HDD trumping my new SATA HDD. (New HDD doesn't show if old one is plugged in.) Forum SolvedWhy doesn't this motherboard recognize this SATA drive, but other computers will? Forum SolvedBIOS doesn't recognize SATA HDD Forum SolvedPSU SATA connector doesnt fit the HDD ? Forum SolvedMotherboard doesn't boot when HDD is connected Forum SolvedWhy doesn't Windows 8 recognize my 2nd SATA HDD? Forum SolvedHOW CAN I FIND OUT IF MY MOTHERBOARD HP3029h ( HP dc5850 PC) SUPPORTS SATA PORT OR NOT? Forum SolvedMy motherboard has SATA 3 Gb/s ports. (SATA 2?) So it is OK to buy SATA 3 HDD? It is worth to buy SSD or 7200 rpm? Forum SolvedCan't find SATA ports on ASROCK Extreme4 Motherboard Forum SolvedHow do I find out if my motherboard support sata 3gb/s Forum SolvedMotherboard doesn't recognize two SATA hard drives Forum SolvedMotherboard cannot find hdd or ssd, help! Forum Solvedhow to connect 2 ide hdd and 1sata hdd at one time,my motherboard has both connection cables. also I dont have a cd/dvd rom. Forum SolvedI have an SATA 3gb/s Motherboard Can I install a 6gb/s hdd Forum Windows 8 doesn't find my new HDD Forum Solved40 pin ide to 7 pin sata - old hdd, new motherboard Forum BIOS sees SATA HDD, but windows 8 doesn't, please help Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !