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PC Can't find Sata card Or new hard drive?

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October 31, 2012 2:25:55 PM

Hello,
I have a Compaq Presario SR5109UK Desktop. I have added a secondary hard drive. To do so i needed to install a Sata port card. I installed a 2 port 6gbps PEXSAT32 ( also seems to be known as Marvell91xx ).My pc cannot find the card, so obiously it can't find the hard drive either.I am not by any means a computer expert. I have googled the problem, but i can't find a solution. Under device mamager the card does not show up. But it was installed perfectly....
a c 103 G Storage
November 1, 2012 1:01:21 PM

Try installing the card in another slot. You don't even get the "found new hardware" message?
a c 84 G Storage
November 1, 2012 2:33:33 PM

Make sure the card is properly seated in the slot. It may help to unscrew the bracket for a test.
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