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hi guys im a newbie here so sorry if its in the wronmg place or the tech speak is not great .my problem is i need more space so added a working hhd 160 gb seagate barracuda 7200.9 i have 2 others one external in a caddy [ide] and one intrnal both 80 gb [seagate] no matter what i do it will not be recognised it seems like the second sata port [sata 1 ] is not open /working i have swithched the drives around and they both work fine but i cannot for the life of me get them to work together i have tried setting the bios but it keeps say cannot find sata 1 ???? please help - system info below

also in the reg page when i paste my system infor in to the box it says file too large ??

OS Name Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Version 5.1.2600 Service Pack 2 Build 2600
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Name USER-B1D3D1938F
System Manufacturer Dell Inc.
System Model OptiPlex GX620
System Type X86-based PC
Processor x86 Family 15 Model 6 Stepping 5 GenuineIntel ~2992 Mhz
Processor x86 Family 15 Model 6 Stepping 5 GenuineIntel ~2992 Mhz
BIOS Version/Date Dell Inc. A11, 30/11/2006
SMBIOS Version 2.3
Windows Directory C:\WINDOWS
System Directory C:\WINDOWS\system32
Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1
Locale United States
Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)"
User Name USER-B1D3D1938F\User
Time Zone GMT Standard Time
Total Physical Memory 512.00 MB
Available Physical Memory 232.79 MB
Total Virtual Memory 2.00 GB
Available Virtual Memory 1.96 GB
Page File Space 1.20 GB
Page File C:\pagefile.sys
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success sorted port is actually sata 2 every thing was telling me to set it as sata 1 set to 2 and bada bing







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