March 30, , Joined Jul 23, Messages 27, 6. Only use the “not through the Internet” method as described in 4. Members Current visitors New profile posts Search profile posts. So, I think we are dealing with a different model motherboard. I can boot to the SATA drive.
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That will tell you if the drive is failing. First off where do you live? I unplugged the power to the unit and for times the power would come on for one second then die. Its most certainly your power supply thats causing issues at the moment.
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It is set to IDE. The last time I turned on it stayed on for over 10 minutes before I had to shut it down. Or did you buy it? This kind of problem is almost always the result of ggiabyte drive being slow to spin up on a cold boot. Remember to backup your current bios image before flashing. So, I think we are dealing satw a different model motherboard. I didn’t solve it, but seems like you did.
L8vm800m it be that the psu has blown one of its rails just my 5 e worth. Samsung SyncMaster – 15 inches Network Card: Secondly, this problem has nothing at all to do with your motherboard.
I didn’t build it but someone else locally did.
The only thing I can think of to cause such a severe problem is a dud PSU. Those boards usually have bios settings that must be set right in order to recognize SATA drives. The bios prevents hard drive access until the drive is spinning at its’ rated speed.
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I can tell you have a budget build that probably uses a very poor quality generic PSU. Please check out our forum guidelines for info related to our community. Slow spinup times is often a sign that the drive is failing, and will fail shortly. Joined Sep gigabytd, Messages 6, 1. First go to the bios.
Thread starter brainwave89 Start date Jan 2, What might be causing the computer to shut off by itself? You really have two different issues. March 31, You might try installing a fresh motherboard battery first.
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Here change it to IDE. I thought you were saying the drive isnt detected, For setting the first boot drive there should be a option of hard disk boot priority.
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