Can't find HDD in boot menu

  Mystery Disco 19:08 09 Feb 15
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Hi. I have Windows 7 Professional 64 bit. I'm trying to boot Windows after resetting setup options to default in BIOS. When I go to boot option priorities it doesn't find any HDD even though it shows which SATA port they all are under main options. I know the hard drive isn't damaged because I booted with it before resetting the BIOS values to default. The problem is getting them to show up in the boot option menu. Is there a way to do this?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 19:29 09 Feb 15

you may need to set BIOS to AHCI so your dries become visible

  Mystery Disco 19:45 09 Feb 15

Just checked and the SATA mode is set to AHCI not Raid, so that's not it.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 20:30 09 Feb 15

Set first bot device to HDD

Bios should look for boot files starting at the lowest numbered SATA port i.e. port0

  Mystery Disco 20:52 09 Feb 15

This is the problem. My C drive is SATA port 0 but it won't allow me to select it in the boot option priorities menu. The only two options it gives me are UEFI: Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller IP4 and IP6. Nothing else shows up in that menu.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 21:04 09 Feb 15

set to UEFI

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