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SATA HD wont come up on BIOS


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Butcherboy

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My friend's computer has a SATA hard drive that wont come up on BIOS.
He as 2 IDES HDs Master and Slave he added a SATA. I checked all conections, making sure he didnt plug it on the raid connections. Everything looks good except I wont see it on bios nor on My computer. Thanks in advance for any help.
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Usually because the SATA controller is off in the BIOS.
Is the drive spinning? Can you feel it vibrating?
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Yes its spinning..
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Take a look in the bios.
I can't give specifics, but, I have found them turned off by default.
There will be a spot to enable it.
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I think its my friend's old mobo(asus k8v se deluxe). I tested on my mobo and it show up on bios. Thank you all of those that replied.
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