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Unable to start new hard drive.(SATA)

by RonaldS1 / May 14, 2006 7:13 AM PDT

I installed a new SATA hard drive in my computer, ASUS A8V delux mother board; AMD processor 939 pin 3200; 500 W pwr supply;G-force FX 5200 video card; OB sound;dual cooling fans ect. In the device manager it shows the disc drive and the drivers, also shows up as a master drive, however it does not show up under MY Computer and I can't find the drive location. It is in the divice manager as I said, however I cannot write to it or install any programs on it. Any help would be very helpful. Thanks, Ronald C. Stoutenburg
rstouten@sbcglobal.net; ronaaldstoutenburg@yahoo.com; rstouten@hotmail.com Thanks agan.

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(NT) (NT) Did you partition and format it?
by drat_ninny / May 14, 2006 7:36 AM PDT
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FYI - Ron, don't post your email addresses
by Willy / May 14, 2006 7:37 AM PDT

Make sure under the bios that SATA has been enabled. Plus any drivers for usage are installed, regardless what the OS or system appears to say, just install if applicable. use the correct SATA port.

tada -----Willy Happy

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SATA Drive
by RonaldS1 / May 15, 2006 4:24 AM PDT

Thanks for the information, The drive is now up and running.

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