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July 29, 2010 5:49:24 AM

I just finished putting together my new comp. When I boot up I get a message saying no Hard disk detected but when I go into my Bios it's there, I was able to install windows and it's running fine, and can't seem to see any problems.

Everytime i do a restart I get that message but after a second of being on screen windows starts as normal. Any thoughts on what's going on?

ASUS P6X58D-E LGA 1366 Intel X58 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

Intel Core i7-930 Bloomfield 2.8GHz 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 8MB L3 Cache LGA 1366 130W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80601930

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July 29, 2010 7:38:00 AM

I have the same problem on my P55 build that I just finished today. It'll say that there's no hard drive detected then Windows will just start normally after that. Sorry to piggyback on your thread, but does anyone know what's causing this?
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July 29, 2010 9:10:56 AM

lockyiii said:
I just finished putting together my new comp. When I boot up I get a message saying no Hard disk detected but when I go into my Bios it's there, I was able to install windows and it's running fine, and can't seem to see any problems.

Everytime i do a restart I get that message but after a second of being on screen windows starts as normal. Any thoughts on what's going on?

ASUS P6X58D-E LGA 1366 Intel X58 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

Intel Core i7-930 Bloomfield 2.8GHz 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 8MB L3 Cache LGA 1366 130W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80601930


Did you guys try flashing the BIOS? Heres another thread on the issue (not same mobo though):
http://slickdeals.net/forums/showthread.php?sduid=0&t=1...
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July 29, 2010 3:16:20 PM

There are 2 SATA controllers on this board. If you don't have a drive connected to one of them it might show this on boot. If that is the case it is not an error.
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July 29, 2010 5:43:46 PM

Thanks for the information. I'm going to try disabling the Marvell under the Bios and see if that works.
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July 29, 2010 6:12:13 PM

Check in BIOS Setup also that you don't have your IDE ports enabled if you have NO IDE devices.
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