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HDD Not being detected on first boot / New Build

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  • New Build
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November 19, 2011 2:58:09 AM

Hey guys,

I finally finished putting together my new custom build.
Here are the specs:
-Asus P8P67 Pro
-I5 2500k
-8gig Ripjaw 1600
-Galaxy 580 GTX
-500GB HDD (Sata connection)
-250GB HDD (Sata connection)
-Enermax 600W

I was half expecting for the computer to blow up when I pushed the power button (first time building).
But it all went well, memory was detected, cpu detected, dvd drive detected, all except for my two Hard Drives.

This is the message im getting,
"Adapter 1 Disks Information: ANCI (I think there was a 0 after the word ANCI)
No hard disk is detected!

Anyways, I tried plugging the drives into all the other sata ports but still the same message.

How do i fix this ? I don't want to loose my data.

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November 19, 2011 3:06:38 AM

Since both drive are doing the same thing, I don't think its a problem with the drives
Check the bios, make sure your disk controllers are all active
Recheck all connections between the mobo and the drives
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November 19, 2011 3:08:34 AM

Is the word ANCI or AHCI , and what happened , did the boot process stop or reboot or what. Are those the only hdd's in your Pc , the two you listed.
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November 19, 2011 3:30:46 AM

Sorry its "AHCI Mode", After that screen it just goes to a black screen with a flashing dot and nothing else happens unless I press the delete key to go to BIOS. Once I'm in Bios, I don't exactly know what to do, I found the Sata Configuration options but I'm not too sure what to do again. I tried different options/configurations within the "Sata Configuration" options area, but still no luck.

Here is a picture of the "Sata Config" panel in BIOS, I can see my drives from there, but thats it.

My motherboard has these Sata options;

(2) Intel SATA 6.0Gb/s 7-pin
(4) Intel SATA 3.0Gb/s 7-pin
(2) Marvell SATA 6.0Gb/s 7-pin
November 19, 2011 5:15:43 AM

It's OK, fixed it.
December 29, 2011 9:53:18 AM

Sportplus said:
It's OK, fixed it.

How did you fix it?