Ok I got it, I don't know what I did to fix it, but I changed the jumper from Cable Select to Master, and the adapter had two SATA ports, I unplugged the SATA cable from the port it was in and plugged it into the second one, booted up the PC, and it recognized the CD in the dr...
It just says CDROM. It also says "Hard Drive" instead of my HDD model but I can see my HDD model when checking if it's a Master or Slave drive.
[QUOTE=ze beaver;29321759]Let's see What does it say in the BIOS? CD Drive/whatever or Optirac/LG/Lite-On/whatever and a model number? If it's the first one, your drive/SATA -> IDE adapter could be broken.[/QUOTE] How can you check the optical drive model in the BIOS?
I tried unplugging the HDD but the message still comes up, I've tried multiple installation disks.
I'm converting IDE to SATA.
Yep, I've set "CDROM" as the boot device and checked the connections many times. I'm also using an IDE to SATA adapter on my optical drive. This one, if it helps (And if it makes a difference): [url]http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/searchtools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=4...
[QUOTE=not_Morph53;29313369]Does the hard drive show up correctly in the BIOS?[/QUOTE] Yes, it does.
Boot disk failure, insert system disk an press enter" in new build.
I built my new pc, when I turned it on, after the motherboard splashscreen, it gave me the message in the title. The hard drive I'm using is completely new and was bought today. I've inserted my Windows 7 installation disk and pressed Enter but it gave me to same error. I've r...