Hard Disc Not Detected

August 14, 2011 at 15:49:06
Specs: W7U 32-bit, i5 2500k, 8GB DDR
I recently completed a new build with all new components. It worked OK for couple of weeks until I took everything out and put it back in a new case. Nothing was changed, but ever since then it doesn't work properly. For some reason, the drive letters changed completely and Outlook that I hadn't been able to import suddenly appeared.

At first it would only boot to BIOS but by selecting SO: ST3500410AS (?) it would get me to Windows. I did this a couple of times but then it won't boot to Windows, just to BIOS. All I get now is No Hard Disc Detected when starting but can get to BIOS.

In BIOS it shows the HD's where they should be. I unplugged and replugged all of the SATA connections and they are tight. As I mentioned, everything is brand new and was working for a couple of weeks.

Any ideas as to what is going on? This is my home office PC and I need to get it going ASAP.

Mobo MSI Z-68A GD65(B3) 64-bit, Intel i5 2500k, Kingston 96GB boot drive, Samsung HD secondary, Seagate tertiary. Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit

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August 14, 2011 at 22:44:21
the drive letters changed completely
That is because u changed the sata ports

Try to change the boot order(1.fdd 2.cd or dvd drive 3. OS hard drive 4. usb etc.)

We can not fight new wars with old weapons, let he who desires peace prepare for war - PROPHET.

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August 14, 2011 at 23:34:21
+1 kuwese

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