Oct 19, Posts: Fri Dec 07, 5: Sat Dec 08, 4: Beedub on November 25, , The cmos isn’t showing the drive, nor the desktop. I need access to the manual for the 2. Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.

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As A7v8s stated, I can’t find a manual that covers this revision. Are you running an updated BIOS version? Sat Dec 08, 5: Check your manual, if I remember correctly, your mobo only supports sata1 If as U say U have purchaced an new harddrive, it will be SataII, unless you specified a sataI harddrive.

Human beings, who are almost wata in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.

Sometimes you’Re lucky and WinXP SP2 install CDs will recognize the controllers right from the start when installing, but in practice, and especially with Asus boards’ Silicon Image controllers, I’ve always had to use the extra floppy disk to feed the drivers.

The adapter cable is for both the power and the MB connections. Skoop Moderator sat Subscriptor Registered: Forum only search News: I would still like to find the Manual for this board version. To get a sataII hardrive to work, you will need a new motherboard.

ASUS A7V8X – motherboard – ATX – Socket A – KT Overview – CNET

The current BIOS version is Now i’m thoroughly confused Finally got the little sucker installed. Mine is for an ealier revision. If the MB didn’t come with the drivers, you can download them from the Asus website.

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Beedub Topic Starter Posts 91 Percent: Results 1 wata 3 of 3. Set it to a RAID of one disk. I think I ended up using the black headers, not the red ones.

ASUS A7V8X – motherboard – ATX – Socket A – KT400 Series

I ran the Seagate Disk Utility, and it didn’t see it either. August 26th, I say it gives me options, when I actually mean is it is now behaving differently than when there was no SATA drive installed.

Now that the drive is installed, it doesn’t show up anywhere in cmos. Now I can get some sleep!

It shows all the IDE drives, but that’s it. With a category view ‘disk drives’ just lists model numbers, not disk types.

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That set also shares the same setup as the third ide header and doesnt work very well. Ars Praefectus et Subscriptor.

According to the Western Digital pdf file: I think you’re misinterpreting things. The time now is Fri Dec 07, 4: Disabled, Primary, Secondary, and Both. Mar 26, Posts: Technically you shouldn’t need to do this, but sometimes it a7c8x necessary as older controllers occasionally seem to have trouble recognising newer drive models.