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Hard Drive Problems

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#1 sammee4


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Posted 28 September 2009 - 12:59 AM

Hi everyone I am so in need of some advice I am ready to kill the puter. My friends Hard drive needed to be replaced so I offered to do it. She has an old Mobo with IDE connectors and no one wants to sell them anymore as i found out with my own, So I bought a SATA HD and a IDE/SATA converter which is on my pc and had no trouble installing. I did exactly the same thing to hers but it isnt being detected in bios therefor I am unable to install an operating system. I have checked all the cables and connectors and they are all ok. Could the Mobo be having issues as well? Thank you to anyone who as some ideas or advice.

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#2 Mich1


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Posted 28 September 2009 - 02:50 PM

Try updating the bios for the motherboard. Go to the mobo's manufacturer site and search for a bios update.
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#3 Sneakycyber


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Posted 28 September 2009 - 11:03 PM

You can't find an IDE HDD???? To fix the current problem a bios update may work. What is the make and model of motherboard we are dealing with here?
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