enabling the disk controller in the bios

October 27, 2009 at 20:28:03
Specs: Windows 7
currently installed windows 7 on my PC. after a couple of days i added another HD on my system. when i restarted my PC it will no longer boot up. so i took out the new HD and restarted it again. unfortunately this time it will no longerboot up. so i deceided to re-install windows 7 after which i got the prompt the it can not install/repair my sytem since i need to enable the disk controller.

what seems to be the problem?

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October 27, 2009 at 21:18:32
Sounds like the new drive may have fried (or at least disabled) the controller. Two questions:

1. IDE or SATA?

2. Did you double-check your connections?

If the BIOS shows the controller as active, you may be looking at a new MoBo (or at least a new controller card)...

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October 28, 2009 at 21:21:27
it is an ide drive. checked the connection and everything is fine.

i took it out just this morning and installed it in my other PC and after formatiing the drive, it works just fine.

well, i think the card is done.

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