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Sabertooth X58 not seeing boot up drive.

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As title says just one day the PC won't recognize the SSD drive. (Agility)
Went into the bios then boot menu and it does not see the drive.
How ever when you boot up and hit F8 it is an option in the boot manager.

Anyone experience this before and know possible cause?
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Is the BIOS up to date? Could some on the BIOS options have changed? (check AHCI mode is set instead of Native IDE). If you boot to a bootable drive like partedmagic can you see the drive contents?
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Some times you have to go into the hard drive boot priority in the BIOS and select your SSD.


Do you have more than one HDD or SSD installed? Try setting the BIOS back to defaults maybe? It's usually like F10 or there may be an option listed in to set the BIOS back to default. The drive could also be going out.
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The drive WILL Boot, we just have to press F8 at start up to goto boot manager.

The PC is 3000 miles away. I built it for the friend (elderly) then shipped it to him.

It has been working great for two years till he said it shut down funny. Said it said a bunch of unfamiliar stuff didn't close right.

The bios is probably out of date. But has been working fine till now.
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