Unformatted text preview: cables are firmly connected to the drive, motherboard, or controller card. If you are using a controller card check to make sure it is properly seated. Since you are inside the case take a look at the cables for any frays or breaks in the cables. Another common problem is jumper pins not placed on proper pins. Once that is done and still no change then look at your CMOS settings. Something simple might have been changed to no, yes or changed. If still nothing review the owner booklet on the drive for something you overlooked. If still nothing the next step would be to replace the cables with new ones and check for a power supply malfunction. If nothing works and the drive is new and under warranty I would contact the company and get a replacement. If past the warranty, buy a new one and if the new one works take a sledgehammer to the old one. 1 1 A+ guide to managing and maintaining your PC...
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