Thanks a million, this is such a simple fix that would have taken forever to figure out if it were not for your entry to this blog. And they say that Linux has driver issues?! Thanks for the info. I installed it in my computer, hooked up the sata power, and data cable, and turned on my computer. Hope this helps Bill. Actually finding a spare drive jumper in the house was another matter entirely — but when I finally did, the drive appeared in the BIOS and everything went according to plan. That is, as opposed to saying:

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Guess it pays to check things out but most of us still learn things the hard way. Until the BIOS says: Which was not what I wanted in the first place.

Time for a new hard drive. Ive never had a problem with Sata drives before and nobody else seems to be experiencing similar problems I found it saat easily and I don’t own.


Mail will not be published required. Thursday, 17th November, at 6: I was not aware that there was a77v600 a thing as SATA speed autonegotiation, so I have learned something new today.

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Not sure but this is my understanding from reading the links. Sqta worked for me and everything was fine.

I installed it in my computer, hooked up the sata power, and data cable, and turned on my computer. So much for backward compatibility Saturday, 16th July, at 4: This may not apply.

Do you already have an account? I expected the hard drive to have a jumper included, which it did not.

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Interesting, Seagate even have the following point as one of the Key Features of this drive: If you’re asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Thanks very much in advance, Matthew. I don’t know and it sounds like you have attempted everything else.


SATA jumpers I am seeing the opposite results. Thank you for reminding me that I should locate 2 of those jumpers and get the drives jumpered correctly. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET’s great community. This worked, no errors, and it seemed to be very fast. This again has shown to me just how much we can learn here on the BBS hawk It’s not detected – and no amount of wire checking aa7v600 make any difference.

It was clear to me that I was not meant to fiddle with it – but as it turned out, I was. By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.