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If you have Vista there should be no problem Geek on huntilla, Feb 7, 2008 #8 Eezak Staff Sergeant Copasta, Which version of Windows are you installing? driver CD or whatever driver source they gave you, Asus provides all this, they're not lacking in this dept.. It may take a day or two for you to get a response if you post this question in the ASUS forums though. Verify, its enabled, etc.. his comment is here

In BIOS, my hard drive is NOT listed in the boot sequence, nor is my dvd-rom drive, which is also SATA, which leads me to believe it is an SATA problem. But take a look at it and if you see anything referencing SATA or the Third and Fourth IDE Masters, make certain they are turned on, enabled or whatever. Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. It started to load up, and then said that "A copy of Windows is already loaded on this drive" (something like that?) and wouldn't let me load any further.

If driver is not the issue Update the BIOS ... i have used the maxtor util to setup the drive prior to install. The CMOS/BIOS reset procedure is pretty similar among many motherboards but there can be small, but crucial differences. And you only have one DVD drive hooked up to the mobo currently and it's plugged into the Secondary IDE controller, the drive jumper is set to "Master", and the plug

So I would suggest that maybe your instructions should include extracting that particular file if it is shown to you in Isobuster. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. Asus K8V SE Deluxe, SATA Problem!! It must be done in the section related to what chip is providing that particular SATA port.

I've tried EVERYTHING with this GD thing, and NOTHING WORKS! It could be there's some similar foul up in your BIOS, though you'd hope that SATA drives are common enough by now (I bought the Gigabyte motherboard I'm talking about 15 Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/asus-k8v-se-deluxe-sata-problem.16866/ I booted it back up and guess what!!!!!!!!!!!???????????

I hope I'm correct, because then you're not "back to square one" but may almost be rounding third and heading for home! (Mixed my metaphors, I'm afraid, but that's a problem If not, as mentioned before, you could create a special folder (name it "Motherboard drivers" or better yet "DriversForAsusK8V SE Deluxe") and once you get far enough along in the install by andarts / January 5, 2006 1:13 AM PST In reply to: Question? Should a re-install of Wnd be necessary this configuration allows the re-install with out having to migrate your files on and off the drive.

Eezak, Feb 11, 2008 #21 Eezak Staff Sergeant Hope you have some luck at last! http://forums.majorgeeks.com/index.php?threads/new-mobo-not-recognizing-sata-hard-drive.150892/ Join the community here, it only takes a minute. Click on: Bootable CD Right-click on: Microsoft Corporation.img. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Looking at the mobo, it shows by andarts / January 5, 2006 1:14 AM PST In reply to: Looking at the mobo, it

Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. http://quodsoftware.com/asus-k8v/asus-k8v-se-and-sata-drive-detection.html So now it seems I'm unable to boot from the CD!? C:\XPHOMECD) Enable Expert Settings. Sep 30, 2005 #17 mnrmillwood TS Rookie I have the following components: K8V SE Deluxe mb AMD Athlon64 3200 cpu Thermaltake Silent PurePower 480watt psu 1GB Kingston DDR memory (presently) Maxtor

In addition, I think there's one other clearly labeled SATA option in the BIOS to be turned on, but I think you probably already found that. You'll have to find the setting(s) in the BIOS that must be turned on in order to activate the motherboard's SATA features. If "Image Recorder" is the only choice then there is no burner available. http://quodsoftware.com/asus-k8v/asus-k8v-deluxe-won-t-see-my-sata-drive.html It HAS to be something with those SATA drivers!

If you don't have the patience for that, you may, of course, try contacting ASUS support through (I was going to type "via" instead of "through" but didn't want to risk You download the older version and flash it to the BIOS in the same way you did the upgrade to a newer version. If you don't have the patience for that, you may, of course, try contacting ASUS support through (I was going to type "via" instead of "through" but didn't want to risk

Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?

Nov 18, 2004 #3 cavemanweb TS Rookie The progrem that you have is that windows xp not detect your ide/serial ata controler, you have to find in your website motherboard the So read your motherboard CMOS reset instructions and look at your motherboard diagram and use it to identify the location of the CMOS battery and of the CMOS jumper. Here's the problem: I built the system with an 80 GB Maxtor SATA hd, with the same other components. Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: Motherboard/Hard drive/SATA problems This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff.

But in the meantime, go into the BIOS and see what version you have currently (you did upgrade the BIOS from an older to a newer version didn't you say?) Whatever Once you get the SATA drive recognized you should be able to turn off whichever of these "Masters" aren't in use. (You may find that the SATA plugs on the motherboard But upon re-reading, and after reading your following/last post, I guessed what you meant was that when you built your own computer, the one that you're using to access the web http://quodsoftware.com/asus-k8v/asus-k8v-se-deluxe-sata-difficulties.html How do i disable this.