So I was running out of hard drive space and decided that I wanted to buy a new hard drive to expand my available space. I opened up my comp and removed the hard drive, noted that it is connect by a SATA3 cable and wrote down some info about it, put it back in using the same cable from the same port, and now my comp says:
"Reboot and select proper boot device or insert boot media in selected boot device and press a key."
I've tried going into the BIOS and selecting the right boot up device but it only found my dvd drive. I've tried using a nearby sata port instead and it didn't work. I also tried using a different sata cable i found nearby that had more pins(the hard drive has two slots) and it didn't work.
I didn't bang the drive around and i did touch metal before hand hoping to dispel any electrostatic energy I may have gained. It seems that the computer doesn't even attempt to read the drive.
Motherboard: Gigabyte Z77-HD3
I'm running windows 7 though I don't think its relevant considering It doesn't even get to the windows loading screen.
Any ideas? Thank you in advance.