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June 3, 2009, 4:02 pm
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I have a msi p35-neo motherboard with the newest bios. I am trying to make
it work with a Samsung sata hdd. What's the problem? So when I unplug the
computer from the power supply and then switch it on the hdd is detected
by bios and windows boots. Then If I'll reboot from within windows the hdd
isn't detected anymore and I get 'insert bootable media' error. When I
power off the computer from within windows the disk is detected properly.
There is no RAID on this mobo. The same thing happens with other disks
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Re: sata hdd detected after shutdown but not detected after reboot
Two of the most common problems causing your kind of problem is either bad
capacitors on the motherboard or the most likely problem these days is a
power supply that is right at the edge of not being able to run your system.
A flashlight can aid in looking for bulging or leaking capacitors (usually
brown substance on end of capacitors).
As for the power supply, unfortunately the only real test for those at home
is to try another power supply rated equal to or even better higher in
Good luck with the problem.
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