Question System not recognizing HDD from Mobile Rack unless booted

j-m-x-1

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Hi,

I wonder if someone can help me with some advice? In my desktop I have installed mobile swap rack like this:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00834SJ8K/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I like the ability to turn the rack on/off based on if I need the storage/drive or not. When the rack is turned on the HDD in the rack would always show up in the File Explorer. A few days ago I had to pop out CMOS batter from the Motherboard and after that HDD in the rack is not showing up in the explorer when the rack is turned on unless I restart the computer with the rack on.

What do I need to do to get the drive in the rack be recognized when I turn the rack on? Any advice is appreciated.
 

j-m-x-1

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Right! So I had to go to BIOS and enable external SATA. Thhis was option in the advance settings and I missed it first when i checked BIOS. Thanks!
 

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