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Will a crucial M.2 sata work with ASUS Ranger MB?

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    Will a crucial M.2 sata work with ASUS Ranger MB?


    Hi having problems! On a new install using Asus maximus VII ranger MB. Purchased a crucial m500 M.2 sata ssd. Fitted to the MB and changed the BIOS allowing M.2 usage. Tried to install window 8.1 64 bit oem. Message no storage device deteched. Any ideas please

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    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit


    I'm running a Crucial MX100 256 GB SSD on my ASUS M4N68T-M V2 ATX Motherboard. Does it show up in the BIOS correctly? What SATA Port is it connected to? Some motherboards have a RAID function and a special controller just for it. If connected to that SATA controller it could be a driver issue. Did you try doing the custom install option? That option may let you partition and format the drive. You shouldn't have to but it couldn't hurt to try it.
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Will a crucial M.2 sata work with ASUS Ranger MB?
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