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Asus M5A99FX Pro R2.0 problem with Hard drives

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I recently got the Asus M5A99FX Pro R2.0 motherboard and used my old hdd and installed WinXP Home and everything was working fine until I installed a new hdd I just got.
Before I had the Sata1 my dvd drive and my old hd on sata2. Now I have the new hdd on sata2 and the old one on sata3 and nothing recognizes the one on 3.
I already reinstalled WinXP in my new one and wanted to use the old one to keep my backups on but it doesnt show in the bios, Windows or even Gparted live cd.
Ive tried configuring in the bios and I can only get the one on sata 2 to show up. Any ideas on what im doing wrong???

Thank you
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umm..keep it in the 1st 4 slots? or try the last 2..I'm not very familiar with that board..
 
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check your bios settings to make sure those ports are activated.
install sata drivers from the manufacturers website to ensure compatibility.
set sata to ahci if at all possible.

also see here:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1072574/problem-with-xp-on-asus-m5a97-evo/0_80
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I just got this motherboard and its a tricky situation when using two hard drives. What you have to do is go into the bios and under Boot scroll down to Secure Boot and change the setting from Windows UEFI mode to Other OS and that will recognize the second drive.

After that go to the boot override and then CSM, got to Boot Option Filter and change from UEFI and Legacy to Legacy Only and this should solve your problem.

I hope this help you out I know this is late but I thought you could still use some help. thumb.gif
     
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