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Windows 7: Sata drive bios detects, but os not detects neither windows or linux

12 Feb 2015   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Sata drive bios detects, but os not detects neither windows or linux

This is an older via chipset 1.5 Sata with a sata 3.0 WDC 1TB drive, and I have the OPT limiter jumper in place
Problems encountered installing SATA 3.0 Gb/s hard drives on SATA 1.5 Gb/s controllers

Before I put the jumper on the drive, the bios ignored the WDC sata drive. With the jumper in place, the bios detects and recognizes the drive.
In the bios setting, I turned on SATA enabled and set from raid to IDE.

But when boot Windows or Linux, the drive is not showing up in disk management or anywhere.

So how can I get the OS to see the drive?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Feb 2015   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

well it is not solved, but clonezilla nows sees the drive, and is cloning the IDE onto the SATA.
perhaps a flaky connection?

I got a 1tb SATA for an external storage drive and wanted to see if it could work on this older MB 1.5 SATA connector. See if the drive did any better than the 320 GB IDE Maxtor drive.

Drive is Cavier Green Sata WD10EADS
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Feb 2015   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Cloned windows7 is now working on the SATA drive. Running WMC, it worked.

Maybe my makeshift power connector hookup. I cut from a broken PS and shoved the wires into the existing molex connector.
My System SpecsSystem Spec


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