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Problems with motherboard detecting HD as secondary

Q: Problems with motherboard detecting HD as secondary

I am migrating my motherboard (IWILL - KK266) over from an old case with a 300WT Power supply to a new case and a different HD. I'm having a problem with the Motherboard recognizing the 40G HD as a primary master. It's showing up as secondary drive and won't boot. I tried switching cables; pin assignments and using a good drive that works on one of my other PCs. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks in advance.

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A:BIOS not detecting Primary/Secondary Master and Slave

hello and welcome to TS.

what brand and model is that motherboard? assuming that you did in fact do everything right, it does sound like a problem with the motherboard.

the power supply could also be causing this. what brand and model is it?
 

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A:XP Pro - Startup stalls after detecting primary/secondary masters and slaves

I would open up the case and make sure all drive cables are well seated at both ends. If still no boot disconnect the slave drive [both data and power cable] in question and see if the system comes up
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/xp-pro-startup-stalls-after-detecting-primary-secondary-masters-and-slaves.705966/
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A:Motherboard not detecting RAM! please help!

Hi and welcome to TSG.

What operating system are you using and is it 32 or 64 bit? Based on the fact you say it is only showing as 3.25Gb I would suspect that you only have a 32bit operating system. The only way you will be able to use more than that is to upgrade to 64 bit.
 

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A:motherboard is not detecting hdd

Hello and welcome arv I take it you mean it isn't being seen in the BIOS? Plus how old is the machine and is this the original Hard drive??

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A:Motherboard not detecting RAM

Sounds like it could be ram - try a different stick, or try it in a different slot (depending on the specs of your computer)
 

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A:LAN not detecting on MSI A75 Motherboard with AMD A8-3850

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A:Solved: Motherboard Not Detecting Full Memory Capacity

You have 64MB of RAM going towards onboard video. Onboard video shares the system RAM since there is no dedicated RAM available for the onboard video. On most BIOS's, you can set how much RAM gets shared with the video card. Hope this helps.
 

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A:Secondary IDE Controller problems

What motherboard brand / model are you using? You probably need to download and install the IDE drivers for it.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/secondary-ide-controller-problems.35226/
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A:Problems With Secondary Machine

I think you will find that your MB supports up to PC2100 (266Mhz)
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Also the PC3200 will be running at 266Mhz.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/problems-with-secondary-machine.491048/
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A:secondary hard drive problems?please

Hi,

Why not take the drive back (restore it back) to where you had it and see if everything is O.K. with that. You might even select a date that is not so far back and see if you can do a restore with that and see if your D drive works that way.

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A:Secondary IDE problems/CD DVD/Boot hangs

SP2 is not related to this problem which is happening before Windows loads.

Check your connections to the optical drives and also try a new cable. If the problem continues remove one of the optical drives (perhaps the CDROM first) at a time. Remember of course to make the necessary master/slave jumper changes or position changes if you are using cable select.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/secondary-ide-problems-cd-dvd-boot-hangs.344041/
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A:secondary hard drive problems

how did you format drive
what kind of drive
 

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A:Problems with Secondary Hard Drive

Right click on the drive in My Computer (unless it's not showing there?). Choose properties. Choose tools.

You'll see the options to check the disk.

Otherwise, do it from the command prompt:
 

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A:secondary hard drive problems please help

Lets get some more information regarding the D: HDD:

Go to Disk Management and in the upper right pane, post what is shown under the headings, LAYOUT, FILE SYSTEM & STATUS. In the lower right pane, what does it show as the type of partition (e.g. is it blue, for primary?)?

Go to the following registry key and look to see if the D: HDD is registered with a partition signature, as follows:

HKLM_SYSTEM_MOUNTED DEVICES

\DOS DEVICE\D: REG_BINARY {DISK ID & STARTING BOOT SECTOR (in hexadecimal)}
 

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A:Secondary Hard Drive Problems

sounds like a failing drive. You had trouble with it so you replaced it and now its giving you problems as a slave drive but everything else has changed in the system right? I had a similiar problem with a 20 gig maxtor - slow as hell but no errors at all, not even a smart failure. I had to be patient with it until i got the data off they sent it away for warranty. If your in a similiar situation formating it won't help.
 

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A:Solved: Problems with secondary hard drive (E).

You could leave the drive inplace and just disconnect the cables from this drive. It will then be disabled. The bios will not even detect it. Usually no problems.
 

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A:Windows 7 having problems with secondary hard drives

Nobody has any ideas about windows 7 and secondary hard drives with data only?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-7-having-problems-with-secondary-hard-drives.878629/
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A:Connecting PC To TV As Secondary Monitor (Audio Problems)

Go to sound devices and set your TV as the default device.

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A:Problems detecting printer

Does the printer get an IP? Print a config sheet to ensure your printer is grabbing an IP... then once it does, "add local printer" through printers/devices... uncheck scan for plug and plays... create a new port / TCP/IP and add the ip address for the printer.

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Hi, is anyone able to help?

I have a problem with connecting Panasonic Viera TX-32LXD70 to PC with Windows 7 and graphic card MSI Nvidia Gforce GTX560 TI.

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I have had this TV connected in the past, but since upgrading to Win 7 (and also buying a new pc) I have been unable to do it.

I have also all the recent drivers for the graphic card.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:Problems with detecting Panasonic TV by PC

Did you select HDMI in the Panasonic's on-screen input signal menu?

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A:Hard drive failure, switched to secondary, having problems now

I think all you can do is start all over and do another reinstall because i dont think you can just transfer one operating system from one hard drive to another harddrive and have it work or be activated.or you can get restore/recovery disks for your model of computer and unless im wrong those rarely if ever have to be activated unless a motherboard gets changed.
 

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A:startup repair is just detecting problems and thats it! nothing else!

Hi

Have you tried booting in to "Safe Mode" ?. If not and you don't know how to, please read the below tutorial.

Safe Mode

Let us know whether the system can boot to "Safe Mode" without issues.

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A:Some queries and Problems!!Lag,slow and not detecting!!

At the risk of repeating what you know, "Not enough RAM". That's why your system might start fine, but then starts to choke.
Open Resource Manager and click on the Memory tab. If possible post a picture of the graphics on that window.

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A:Memory problems !!bios detecting wrong ram

There is not a significant detectable difference between DDR333 and DDR400.
Does it work ok otherwise?
You might want to try flashing the BIOS one more time to see if it will accept the BIOS update. Often the motherboard will reject the flash if the BIOS is the same.
 

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A:Problems detecting my new SATA drive in Windows...

You will first have to create one or more partitions on it, won't you?

Use Disk Management to do so: Control Panel -> Administrative Tools -> Computer Management -> Disk Management. Your new (empty) drive will show up there.

I think you could have modified the boot priority of the S-ATA card vs. the on-board S-ATA, but that will likely depend on the BIOS - both the one on the mainboard and the one on the card.
 

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A:Problems with New computer detecting old hard drive..

Welcome Bob,


Can you give us a screen snip of Disk Management ?

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A:Took on all advice but computer is detecting possible Malware problems again.

Bump, please

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A:Nero 9 in Windows 7 has problems detecting drive speed?

I have great problems to burn DVD with Nero 9. I have just upgraded my PC from Vista 64 bit with the same problem.
Wheh I have selected what files to include, and press Burn nothing happens. I run 64 bits in Windows 7 and have no other problems.

Anyone solution to this problem?

/Lars-Olof

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A:Lowering sound volume and detecting headphone problems!

First, to have both the headphones and speaker at the same time. Many RealTek HD Audio Manager panels (found in Control Panel/Hardware and Sound) have an option to either mute the speakers or not mute them when a headset is plugged in. This is found in the "Device Advanced Settings", if your PC Vendor included this. If you do not have this option, you may be out of luck as some PC vendors have customized sound configurations.



Not showing the headphones, is not an issue since it is working properly.

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A:Keyboard problems, and problems with Motherboard/BIOS. Please help!

Hmm i've seen this ACPI not compliant blue screen more than a few times and often a BIOS update will fix the problem.

Its not really an easy problem to fix and if your computer is under warranty i would let the company who built it, fix it.
 

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A:Motherboard problems

'i have connect evreything'

If troubleshooting, disconnect almost all that stuff and start with 1 hard drive, 1 cd drive, 1 ram stick.

Both 24 pin and 4 pin power supplies connected?

Voltage selector on whatever voltage you use (220 or 110)?
 

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A:Motherboard problems

Sounds like you may have fried something. What motherboard are you using?
 

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A:Motherboard problems

Did you put it back the same way?
 

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A:Motherboard IDE problems

Sometimes it can be a faulty CD/DVD Drive causing it too.

You should also confirm that all IDE (ATA) Drives are jupered to CS (Cable Select) on the end of the actual drive.
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This may appear unimportant but you didn't mention the power supply.

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A:motherboard problems

Front side bus set at 166mhz????
Check in device manager, make sure the hard drives are using udma

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A:usb on motherboard problems

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A:New motherboard problems

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A:Motherboard Problems

Just one possible cause I have seen: The partition on the hard disk was created using a main board other than the one that it is attached to now. If this is the cause of the problem, the only solution I know would be to back up your data, re-FDisk the drive, format and start over.

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A:New Motherboard new problems

My guess is that the board isn't getting enough power. Probably nothing to do with the power button...test this by carefully shorting across the 2 pins it connects to...

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A:New motherboard and CPU. SOO MUCH PROBLEMS

What kind of hard drives and os do you have?
 

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A:New motherboard, now have problems.....

Did HP replace the motherboard? The reason I ask is because HP stuff is properietary. Hence the front USB ports may not be connected to the motherboard beacuse the plugs are different - you can rewire the ports if you know which pin is which.

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A:motherboard problems

Check the capacitors on the motherboard for bulging/leaking tops. They are known to whistle when they go bad. If any are bulging, you can either replace the board, or find someone to replace the capacitors on the board.
 

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A:Problems with motherboard

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i am posting this message for my bro.....

We sent the labtop in find out the problem with it.

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Here is

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A:MotherBoard Problems

It has the the same one thats in there now, laptops are not standard designs. Your best bet is to buy a used one on eBay, new replacement boards from Compaq if still available are going to exceed what the laptop is worth. Or just buy a new laptop.
 

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Any feedback would be appreciated.

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A:Problems with new motherboard

A quick update:

Just flashed the newest bios for my board and the bios problem has gone, the computer restarts normally now. However the ram problem is still there, but now windows sees 512mb of ram instead of the 256mb beforehand. On the motherboard itself the ram led just above the dimm slot is shinning which may indicate a problem with the ram i am using.

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A:new motherboard problems

The first thing that comes to mind is to pull a stick of RAM and try with just one - in fact pull everything not needed to get the computer to run. Use 1 RAM, 1 HD, 1 CD, 1 Floppy etc. If it doesn't work then switch sticks and try again - if it still doesn't work then try a different RAM slot.
 

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Hiyya MC and welcome Mate am not real sure of what you are asking here for instance the OS is this a new OEM, retail, or what for the MSI board?

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