Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: No ide detected


24 Jun 2010   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 
No ide detected

I got the tower built, double checked connections, and it doesn't see any ide devices in bios.

I have a 250 seagate from my old machine as well as the DVD drive. Both worked fine yesterday. Both are ide. The manual says it will allow two ide devices to be hooked to the ide slot.

I have also tried another ide cable.

Any ideas?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

24 Jun 2010   #2
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Assuming that both the hard drive and DVD drive are IDE and that the new motherboard only has one IDE connector, make sure that the hard drive is jumpered as master and at the end of the cable and the DVD drive as slave and on the middle connector.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 Jun 2010   #3

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Didn't know that would make such a difference. But I'll give that a try.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


24 Jun 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, XP Mode, W8.1 Preview VM - 7 Pro x64 second remote tower
 
 

You can also have the optical drive mastered and try both the slave and cable select jumper setting for the ide hard drive. The cable position shouldn't prevent the hard drive from being recognized by the bios at post.

The thing to check now would be the setting for ide controllers in the bios or simply load the optimized defaults in case the bios is having a problem of it's own. You may want to see if it is set for the Native ide mode and not Raid or AHCI somehow while that wouldn't effect the optical drive.

Board controller or bad ide socket on the board would be the two hardware problems to consider if any besides a bios programming glitch.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 Jun 2010   #5

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

It seems to be somewhat reading the DVD. But it always says please insert os disc. I have tried my 64 and my 32 cd and none make it happy. I used the 32 last time on my other machine and worked fine. The 64 disc also booted from my old machine
My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 Jun 2010   #6

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

The hard drive must be the master or it will run slower than it is capable off.
Do as instructed above i.e. the hard drive on the end and jumpered as master and the dvd in the middle and jumpered as slave.
Might be an idea to just hook up the hard drive first and see if it is recognized and then hook up the dvd
My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 Jun 2010   #7
ryo

 
 

beside configuration about the jumper, if it hook. maybe you can do simple trick.
turn off your computer,take up your BIOS battery, and put it down again.
then turn on your computer.that's will automatically run BIOS. and check the information devices.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 Jun 2010   #8

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Thanks stormy. It seems to be loading the os now. Can't believe it was that jumper on my DVD drive and where they are positioned on the cable. Maybe that will be the only problem I run into tonight. Thanks again. Saved me from a all nighter.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 No ide detected




Thread Tools



Similar help and support threads for2: No ide detected
Thread Forum
HDD not detected Hardware & Devices
HDD Can't be detected. Hardware & Devices
Solved I.E.9 being detected as I.E.7 Browsers & Mail
Solved hardisk not detected Hardware & Devices
monitor cannot be detected Hardware & Devices
Solved How does this not get detected ? System Security
MSE detected these System Security

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:11 AM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33