Unfortunately, I need to actually plug the drive into one of the slots on the mobo. Is this what you are referring to in your first post “My MB will see the. If you need assistance with this, let me know. Leave memory frequency at SPD. These fan headers are a little close to the AGP slot. Set FSB at lowest setting, also with motherboard jumper. Second boot is set as scsi, all the rest disabled.

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I would like to get to the point where I can load windows onto the Sata drive and let it boot from that disk, then remove the ide drive completely. Is your BIOS chip in a socket or soldered onto the board? Tablets Need a little more screen?

Nintendo Switch GamesConsoleAccessories. You might also check that you are installing the right drivers. However, I am doing a dual boot.

Posted 27 September – Enter link to the external review Note link, Part number etc. Back to Hardware Forum 5 total posts Page 1 of 1. Check the connections if that is the case. I determined that there were no hardware problems, so the fault was probably with the OS, APIC mode settings or with my computer’s problem with recognizing the XP installation sequence.


Join the community here. Advanced bios settings raid or scsi mine is set as raid. Find More Posts by rayMarchingPenguin. Selecting your country ensures you will see the correct prices and VAT. Add your comment to this article You need to be a member to leave sara comment. This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions. Here are my system specs.

So in the bios you should have 2 different options for SATA mode. I hate it when I go so long pulling hair out troubleshooting when there is ultimately nothing you can do to fix it short of replacement. Unlike the other motherboards in this review, there is no southbridge cooler, but there is a passive heatsink on the northbridge.

SATA Silicon Image Raid A on Asus A7N8X-E Deluxe

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. Edited by jpd, 25 September – Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate.

Set FSB at lowest setting, also with motherboard jumper. Refer xsus Dalton’s response for a fix for that item. I hope to have it done this weekend. It stops dead when at the bottom of screen says “setting up windows”.


Lets know how you get on. Only option then is to re-flash the mobo bios with an updated SATA controller which I r works but you may have to build the BIOS and if you get anything wrong your mobo will be little more than a frisby Search Advanced Search section: I wonder if a priest will do an exorcism on this pc Gonna see if I have some heatsink compound so I can remove the heatsink and clean it.

Asus A7N8X Deluxe mobo not recognizing SATA hard drive

Fire up the computer and go into BIOS setup. Search this Thread Advanced Search. I tried both headers with just the gb and satx both SATA drives.