Everytime i try to load the drivers from the floppy disk it sais “insert manufacturers hardware support disk” then press enter when ready. SLI more mainstream than it was in 97? Big Giveaway – Win prizes worth R3, Of course if you do not want to boot from the array then you may install the drivers later if needed. If your system paused during the install, it will do so again when booting into Windows. What’s new New posts New profile posts Latest activity. I had a asus p4p and it worked fine.

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Now the scary part: Time to pull out the drive, get an RMA, and wait a month. Wed Oct 27, 2: The only one that was still ok was my drive C which is fine but the other two seemed to have dropped off cpmpletely.

Thanks to everyone for your help1. a8vv

As Windows is first setting up, at the first blue screen hit the [F6] key to load a third party mass storage driver. I had a asus p4p and it worked fine.

Install SATA hdd on ASUS A8V Deluxe Motherboard

Let Windows run through all of its setup routines and updates. Right now I am running the system on a couple of old drives, while my Raptor just sits there and glares at me for being too stupid to put it to work. If not it will proberly be a waste of time trying installing anything on it. Aparrently there is also a software utility from them that could perform the same function but that means seeing it in the bios I suspect.


When windows is installed with all drivers, you can turn it back on.

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The DiamondMax10 needs a firmware upgrade. When I first bought this board I was so frustrated and installed winxp on a 80gb maxtor ide drive and ghosted it to a serial ata drive. All I am trying to do is format my hard drive, however I aata carry this out until I can get my computer to find my drive. What SP is xp running?

Cool…where do you get your parts? If you miss this, you will be warned that there are no hard drives attached. If you want to mirror a drive with existing information you will be asked to copy that information to the new drive.


Computer powers off in sleep mode Asus User Guide and I come to the conclusion that some information must be wrong I just enabled everything. Thread starter thedutchman Start date May 18, In response to Dan’s remark, I’ve tried it both ways. Turn on the PC with your ear to the drive. I shoulda Googled before posting here.

Of course you would need to setup the OS and the data according to the needs e. Unfortunately, I do not have a floppy drive or cd burner around.

Promise Fastrack 378 SATA controller, Asus A8V Deluxe and Windows 7

Once you have done this, can you get bios to recognise your drive? I can load windows setup run the promise fast track controller 64 bit and then it tell sme that theres no hard drive. I am only using 1 HDD.

Thanks a millions for the information.