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Adaptec Not Showing BIOS and LEDs are on

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Just got an Adaptec 2405. Installed and connected 2 SATA drive with the included cable. The cards BIOS does not show when i boot the machine, and is not detected in Windows. In addition the card has 8 Red LEDs on which are steady. What is going on?
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by:rindi
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Try it in another slot. If that doesn't help, it is either not compatible with your mainboard, or it is broken.
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Solved. I experimented with the motherboard bios. I had to tell the motherboard i was using DUAL graphics card, even though it is a controller card and not a graphic card. The 8 red lights now do a cool nightrider patern.
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