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Secondary Sata Drive Not Recognised

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June 19, 2012 11:32:27 AM

Secondary Sata Drive Not Recognised please help
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June 19, 2012 11:47:22 AM

you need to provide more information.

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June 19, 2012 11:47:49 AM

m@rtin said:
Secondary Sata Drive Not Recognised please help


if it a new install check the bios first to see if it seen. if it is you have to use windows disk tool to make it active and give it a drive letter or use third party tools.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Svb7j3GnB7c
when you open disk managment you see a drive that will not be active or have a drive letter. windows will have to make it active and give it a drive letter.
if the drive is not showing up in the bios check that the cables (both power and data are on right).
on mb check what port your using. some mb have two sata chipset the intel/amd ones and third party chipset. if you plugged the drive into the thrid party chipset you have to turn the chipset on in the bios. also check in the bios that the sata ports set to achi not ide or raid.
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