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HDD Dissapeaded

Last response: in Storage
December 21, 2011 4:06:38 AM

So, I came home today and got the error message that my desktop could not be found. Instantly I remembered the time my HDD with the desktop got unplugged. So, I restarted my PC and it wouldn't startup until I unplugged my WD20EARX HDD that I recently (2 months ago) purchased. This is (obviously) is the drive with my desktop on it. I put it there because I am running my OS from a 120GB SSD (agility 3). I tried checking the SATA connection and even swapping to a different SATA connection... and even a different SATA controller on my motherboard. The drive always powers up and I can hear/feel it spinning like a normal drive should. But it's not recognized by either the OS or my motherboard. I also tried plugging it into the base station of an external Seagate GoFlex external drive.

Any suggestions? : (

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December 21, 2011 5:36:01 AM

Win 7 ultimate
December 21, 2011 5:37:11 AM

Oh, I need to change my signature. I have a ASUS Sabertooth 990fx motherboard atm. And the HDD in question was addedd too.