+ 0 Votes Cables and jumpers mjd420nova 1 year ago Identifying what cable you have and if the BIOS has options and even a juggling of the boot order may reveal if the system recognizes the SATA drive then you may be missing drivers. Try a drive search from BIOS. As described previous, once the cables and jumpers match where they are plugged in, it should avoid any conflicts with the SATA hardware. Insure the SATA drive is spinning. WHen recognized by the hardware, you should hear the SATA drive do an initial head position noise or click. Some have lights that can indicate proper operation. They can provide clues too.