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HDD Problems, Cables make a difference?

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Ok so i thought i had this sussed out but nope.

My HDD Light on my case stays on sometimes, HDD Runs as normal but the light stays on, What i do to get it back to normal is unplug the SATA wire in and plug it back in again.

Im wondering if my sata cable that i have the ones that come with my MSI Mobo are to blame, They dont say if there sata 1 2 or 3 if thats a problem, But all i can seem to blame is the cable, My drive is healthy according to HD Tune no bad sectors or anything ect..

Dont know what to do now :/
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post #2 of 5
Check to hdd wire comming from your case to the mobo. It may be loose or backwards.
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post #3 of 5
Try a new SATA cable. They can become bad over time.
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Originally Posted by FREELINE57 View Post
Check to hdd wire comming from your case to the mobo. It may be loose or backwards.
Unlikely, But will do anyway.

I forgot to mention when the light is always on if i restart my PC the PC wont boot up, It will beep but then it will say something like "Please select readable device" Or something along those lines
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Sounds like either the sata cable or a (bad/ going out) sata port.
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