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Windows 7: Not Recognizing Hard Drive

29 Dec 2009   #51
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

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Yea, that's why I can't install on it. Guess you can't install on USB devices.
Right, can't install to external HD or WIn7 could be carried around to any computer.

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I'm returning it to newegg and exchanging it for a new one. They're letting pick out a different one of similar price. Any suggestions on which to get?
What are your available choices?


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29 Dec 2009   #52
jradicle11

windows 7/windows xp/windows vista
 
 

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01 Jan 2010   #53
jradicle11

windows 7/windows xp/windows vista
 
 

I guess for regular SATA devices, they're supposed to be plugged into the SATA4 and SATA5 ports. I restores bios to defaults with the drives in those ports and it recognized them in BIOs for the IDE Channel 1 master and slave. Windows 7 still wouldn't recognize them.
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01 Jan 2010   #54
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

Are you following your mobo manual?
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01 Jan 2010   #55
jradicle11

windows 7/windows xp/windows vista
 
 

Yea, but it really mostly goes in depth on how to set up RAID. And the SATA4,5 thing, a friend of mine who is an IT guy was the one who told me that.

Gigabyte support is less than supportive, I plan on calling them tomorrow but I'm not sure if they even do tech help over the phone.
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