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Windows 7: Samsung 500gb Sata not getting detected

05 Feb 2010   #1
vincyraposo

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Samsung 500gb Sata not getting detected

Samsung 500gb Sata not getting detected It shows in the bios but not on windows it doesnt show in disk management also so i cant format it
how to i make it work there?

MB- Intel D945GCLF
HDD- SAMSUNG SATA MODEL: HD502HI


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05 Feb 2010   #2
theog

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Is it showing in Device Manager.


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05 Feb 2010   #3
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Which SATA port is it connected to on the MB ?
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05 Feb 2010   #4
PoPPeR

XP Vista 7
 
 

boot the computer with an OS CD/DVD and during install, you'll have the option to format the drive
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06 Feb 2010   #5
vincyraposo

w7
 
 

@PoPPeR- When i connect the sata drive it gets stuck on the windows screen,
@DocBrown - my mb is intel D945GCLF, I even updated the bios but its still not working
@theog - its not showing in the device manager



I have formatted and partitioned it using an external cable converter through usb, so when i connected it externally it works, internally when i connect it on the mb it doesnt
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07 Feb 2010   #6
theog

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Download all the update drivers here:

http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Sear...Board+D945GCLF

Post back.
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07 Feb 2010   #7
vincyraposo

w7
 
 

I updated drivers but it doesnt work, do i have to change any setting in the bios?
i have attached a pic the hdd shows in disk management but cant do anythign with it


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07 Feb 2010   #8
theog

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08 Feb 2010   #9
vincyraposo

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hey i tried it but doesnt work. i tried first booting for pendrive but it doesnt work. is there any other way, do u have an yahoo messenger Id or something
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09 Feb 2010   #10
PoPPeR

XP Vista 7
 
 

I see you have many drives there. try remove all the unnecessary drives and only connect the 500gb drive. then see if you can intialize it. I also sent you a PM with my YIM
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