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My Hard Drive Doesn't Show Up In BIOS!

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January 22, 2013 3:05:02 PM

I recently purchased a new rig which was:
MSI 7950
ASRock z77 Pro4-M
i5 3570k.

My hard drive has an IDE slot instead of SATA and there are no IDE slots on the motherboard so i bought this:

I plugged this into my hard drive, connected everything correctly (i hope) and plugged the power into my hard drive.
When i turn it on it comes up with an error.

Any help at all will be greatly appreciated!
Many Thanks,

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a b G Storage
January 22, 2013 3:15:34 PM

well it seems the reviews are hit and miss on working on some boards and not on others
a c 459 G Storage
January 22, 2013 5:16:25 PM

Have you jumpered the drive as master?

Does it spin up?
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January 22, 2013 5:55:32 PM

it spins yes...
January 22, 2013 5:55:58 PM

this is a reply from yahoo...
your link got bunched up so it does not work. but if you bought a pci or pci-express IDE adaptor, it is most likely not supported by your bios and will only work in windows. this is a newer computer so it should boot from USB in bios. if you really want to boot with this drive, buy a USB to IDE adaptor. but i would recomend you just buy a sata hard drive and install windows on that, then once in widows you can use the device you bought to use the hard drive you have already as a back up. sata is faster and there would be a huge performance boost. feel free to email me and good luck.