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Serial ATA not recognized

By fpelos ·
I boot from other device my pc while a serial ata hd data cable was disconnected. Power of this serial ata was connected.
Now system (win2000) does not recognize the device.
This serial ata hd has been checked wiyh maxtor utility and is ok.
How can I read data on it?
Any help will be greatly appreciated.

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by fpelos In reply to Serial ATA not recognized

The serial ata was main disk in a raid 1 chain.
System recognize the disk (i can see it in the resources of control panel-system-hardware) but is not mounted and see as unit.
disk was ntfs formatted.

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SATA is very simple

by Deadly Ernest In reply to Serial ATA not recognized

Not sure if you had this working in Win2K before or not.

Turn off system, connect everything, turn system on.

First check that the SATA drive is activated in the BIOS, activate if not.

Second check if BIOS SATA is SATA 1 or SATA 2, check if Drive is SATA 1 or SATA 2 - BIOS must be same or later version than drive.

Third check if Win2K recognises SATA - not sure if it does, if it doesn't check if you can get suitable driver to load into Win2K to run SATA.

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