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March 21, 2012 Jon Hi, Dave, it is a spare I got from a friend and he used it for Linux only and gave it to me when he upgraded to weird. You can check the BIOS settings and modify them for SATA to read them as IDE and not as RAID, but somehow I don't think that could affect your system, because For example, some Linux distributions, such as Ubuntu 11.04, let you use the Live disk as a restore disk.

The next day I turn on the computer to find that it won't load into windows (the msg you get when they can't find your drive). The Floppy, both HD's and both DVD's are listed in the BIOS. Use a live CD to boot from the HDD. Save settings, and exit BIOS.

Hard Drive Detected In Bios But Won't Boot

Sep 1, 2010 #10 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Similar Topics Adding a second hard drive Jan 20, 2005 Help with adding a Those disks include recovery tools that can be accessed by pressing R at the Welcome To Setup screen. I would also consider flashing the BIOS if you're comfortable doing so-just in case this is a known issue that was fixed in an update. I see the mobo has 2 IDE ports or channels, and 4 SATA ports.

The second, however, from 2000, started making squealing sounds and frequent hollow-sounding quite high-pitched clicks. Report • #6 Tubesandwires May 15, 2012 at 12:05:29 Thanks for the Many thanksWe're glad to hear you solved your problem. Have you looked at the settings in the BIOS to make sure the the drive is set to Auto Detect settings? Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Boot Priority You say in BIOS the "pata says both".

Check the BIOS. Everything went fine with the first HDD. so i had to install windows 7 on the new 1 rebooted.... Maybe someone else will have an idea that can help.

Drive F: still appears on my Computer and I can now access Shared Files between both computers which I couldn't do after installing MaxBlast5. Bios Detects Hdd But Wont Boot If you once got a option to choose between the two when booting up and now it only boots directly into one, then an entry must have been removed that tells Join our forums is you need more help. It sees my hdd in the Sata config but has no boot options for the hdd .

Computer Won't Boot With Second Hard Drive

what is the emulation mode u are talking about? here All of your devices are IDE. Hard Drive Detected In Bios But Won't Boot Of course, there’s often a big gap between what should happen and what does happen.Let’s see if we can fix this problem.[Have a tech question? Pc Won't Boot From Hard Drive How many DVD drives do you have?

In that case, you need to- go into the bios and find the list of hard drives. i thought about this Thanks so much! It is not showing up in my Bios or Disk management, only my normal 250gb hdd. January 4, 2013 Tina I have an Hp touchsmart and the hard drive went out. Computer Won't Boot From Hard Drive

Thanks in advance June 16, 2012 Mark Hi, i am running two hardrives a 74gb WD and a 1.5TB WD both SATA drives, the problem I am having is that sometimes Do you receive any errors? You may have simple hard drive errors that can be fixed. my site I've done this before with Vista but can't get it done in this instance.

October 6, 2011 Joe Red I have exactly the same problem. Bios Can't See Hard Drive solution SolvedBIOS wont let me change boot drive solution SolvedHDD wont boot while in laptop solution HDD works fine yet laptop wont boot solution SolvedLaptop won't boot, can reach bios but Ok guys I have about the same prob with my Asus ROG G75vx Only i did not flash my bios ect just powerd up this way.

If IDE, have you confirmed the jumper on the back of the drives are set correctly-Master, Slave or Cable Select?

It has a 16Mb ram limit.Click to expand... I had to reboot. The computer should still boot from the original drive, but it doesn’t boot at all. How To Add Boot Option In Bios Asus Any ideas ?

What is that CSM? The hard drive on my Fujitsu-Siemens (windows xp) computer has started acting up. Press whatever key it tells you to press.This will bring you to the Setup program. dig this I would highly recommend that at this point, you copy your data over to another drive — just in case.

In this screen, most BIOS's will not even let you choose a drive it does not "see". Is there a way to solve the issue or is it time to really start looking for a new computer? You have way a few legal ways to do what you want to do. I tried disconnecting the floppy, HD#2, DVD#2 and tried to boot with DVD#1.

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