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massive headache needs your help

micktuggy

FPCH New Member
Joined
Nov 15, 2007
Messages
1
#1
my pc has gone pear shaped.
i had been running vista with no problems until yesterday.
i have an abit ax8 sata motherboard which is now not detecting any drives
in the bios i am not getting any hard drives showing at all
i am trying to install another copy of vista onto a new hard drive and this snt being detected either
the new hdd is a seagate 400gb sata drive
is there a way to configure my bios to detect the drives
i have reset the cmos settings and altered the bios accordingly
the sata drivers are being asked for when i try to install vista but the ones i have downloaded are not then showing the hdd connected
all cables are crosschecked and working.the power leads are all connected properly
i am at my wits end as to how to get it working again
i have tried installing xp but even wth the motherboard sata drivers it does not show the hdd
any ideas
i have got a working hdd connected and that isnt showing either
anyone know how to get the pc to see any hard drive?????
please help
 

shimano

FPCH Member
Joined
Nov 12, 2007
Messages
9
#2
This happened to me with xp not vista, and I reinstalled the motherboard drivers and that fixed it ,hope it works for you.