Power and Data cables connected and vibration from spining disk is felt. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates. Add your comment to this article You need to be a member to leave a comment. Make sure to check your USB cables which are often overlooked when a problem occurs. I hope to have it done this weekend.

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Is your BIOS chip in a socket or soldered onto the board? Track this discussion and email me satw there are updates. Funny though because I’ve ran into the same issue again after giving up before. I can get to the prompt indicating no previous version of windows is found rather than no drive found.

It is a sound objective.

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Have you looked it up on the ASUS site? Unfortunately, I need to actually plug the drive into one of the slots on the mobo.


ASUS A7N8X-E Deluxe SATA issue – Internal Hardware

Remember, my pc can “see” the drive a bit based on my initial post, but it can’t boot up all the way to Windows. I tried both installs with same results. Promote cracked software, or other illegal content Offensive: The upper item listed is the latest version: Ssata is stable when using PC for normal activities that doesnt include heavy gaming.

To start, the price wasn’t quite what I was looking for in terms of cost, but there are many good features this motherboard has implemented in the deluxe version. Copy the 8 files ONLY not the 2 folders to a formatted floppy disk.

Thanks to everyone at bleeping for your help! Is this what you are referring to x7n8x your first post “My MB will see the.

I’m currently running XP but plan to upgrade to Win7.

Asus A7N8X Deluxe mobo not recognizing SATA hard drive

Do you already have an account? Serial ATA has many advantages when it satz to performance, but is limited by upgradability. Please elaborate on the circumstance in which the “drive is still not seen”. Posted 22 September – Please help Ps Any thoughts on which is the best lan port to use. When you hook up speakers to the onboard sound card, it will use them for the Speech Reporter but I do not know if it is capable of using speakers hooked up to another sound card for the same functions I doubt it.


TechSpot Account Sign up for freeit takes 30 seconds. AustrAlien Google is my friend. Do you already have an account? I’d guess sata 1 will work but what about the sata 2 or sata 3 type?

Once you’ve installed the drivers, you have driver modules which will be loaded in memory when needed. The speaker is one of them small ones that seem to be taking over from the standard round metal types, do you think this could make a difference. Performance-wise, its a go-getter.

Any suggestions, much appreciated.