Here are some Points for troubleshooting SATA hard disk.
Following may be cause,why ur hard disk
is not detected.
1)ur hard disk is not connected to power or the power
cable is loose.
2)ur SATA disk is not properly connected to the SATA host
adapter on the motherboard.
3)Damage to the signal or power cable can
also cause an SATA hard disk to appear to fail. Try with another set of
4)The SATA host adapter on the motherboard might be disabled in
the system BIOS.Make sure you have enabled it.Below fig will help you,wht i m
5)Make sure you have SATA
adapter driver installed.You may have not installed drivers for an add-on SATA
host adapter during Windows installation. Restart Windows, watch for the prompt
to press F6 to install a third-party SCSI or RAID driver, and provide the SATA
host adapter or chipset driver disk.
That all I can suggest you to
troubleshoot your SATA hard disk.If none of these work for you,than few more
suggestions for you.
1)Try ur hard disk in ur frnd computer,with all
cables of friend computer.
2)Borrow any SATA disk from ur frnd,and try in ur
Now you will be able to figure out the problem.