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New build, Boot errors POST OK


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Zackn06

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:help::hello: Just put together a new PC in my old Case from a long time ago. First off, here's the specs
Case: CoolerMaster Centurion 5
CPU : Intel I5 3570k
Mobo: ASRock Z77 Extreme 4
GPU: ATI Radeon 6870
RAM: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2x4GB) (9-9-9-24)
HDD: 360GB Seagate SATA i believe
PSU : Thermaltake TR2 600w (I know not a very good PSU, but i bought it last minute at BB)
Optical: HP DVD/RW

So, today i finally got everything in, cleaned & Cleared my old case, did an out-of-case boot and everything went perfect.
Installed everything except GPU into case and got ready. POST looks good, no error codes and Dr.Debug Shows no errors. I go to boot setup and select DVD/RW Drive because I'm doing a clean install(Yes i have Boot CD in) and hit enter. I get This message :
" Reboot and select proper boot device or insert boot media"

So i go into BIOS and change boot order to HDD, Same thing. I even tryed changing the Type from ICHI, to IDE & RAID for sh*ts & Giggles, but still the same thing.
I'm thinking, Bad HDD? Nope, i hooked it up to an old tower i had laying around and everything looked good. Again, i switched out the brand new DVD/RW Combo drive for another and still same thing. I even tryed going into the 3GBs sata inputs on motherboard and same thing. I even switched out the new SATA Cables for old ones, and still the same thing.

Also, in the BIOS, both the DVD/RW Drive and the HDD are detected.

Any help would be appreciated, Although I'm not with my PC atm, I'm thinking it might be a jumper setting? Or maybe theres a master SATA Input?


By the way, i'm not quite sure if this is the right category, If it it isn't, I'm terribly sorry.

Thanks in advance,
Zack
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iammykyl

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Hi Zack, Posted Image

Simplest question first.
When you make changes in the BIOS are you going, >Save and Exist? not just exist.


Try these 2 for the optical drive. SATA2 Connectors (SATA2_2_3, Black)



Using SATA / SATA2 / SATA3 HDDs with NCQ function
STEP 1: Set Up UEFI.
A. Enter UEFI SETUP UTILITY Advanced screen Storage Confi guration.
B. Set the option “SATA Mode Selection” to [AHCI] for SATA2_2 to SATA2_5 and
SATA3_0 and SATA3_1 ports.
Set the option “ASMedia SATA3 Mode” to [AHCI] for SATA3_A0 and SATA2_A1
ports
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phillpower2

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Just to reiterate what iammykyl has said;
Is the boot sequence set to DVD drive first and the HDD second.
What type of OS (operating system) disk are you trying to install,
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