Can anyone else confirm this? Listed at the main menu are devices connect to the motherboard. It could have been set to [Disabled] Refer to your user? It’s worth a thousand words. So it is supported on some computers with no extra effort. I have two SATA drives on my silicon image controller.

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Does the hard drive show in there now?

Do i have to install it? Obviously, it seems to be a problem with this motherboard.

Sata HDD not showing in bios

What i wanted to av88 with it is, install XP on this hard drive and use my other drive as a back up drive for music etc. I can’t check to see if a motherboard manual is handy to read if your machine should show such.

The Windows Vista driver may work, go ahead and give it a try, many Windows Vista drivers do work with Windows 7. HP xw PC Desktop. Also thanks for reply. Given no details about the make and model of the boards can you see the words in RED? The worst part is that I have the sata drivers and put them on another ide drive, loaded them, windowss it winxows will not give me the option to install on to the sata drive.


Install sata drives on abit av8 motherboard (vista home)

sataa Plug the sata cable back into the motherboard and into the hard drive. So to rectify the error: The system will auto restart. Unplug power cable from computer before doing anything inside of the computer.

Windows could not update the computers boot configuration, installation cannot proceed. Posted by heckius on Sep 28, Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US. Proffitt Forum moderator September 26, 2: Not wijdows what you are looking for?

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Possible Abit AV8 Compatibility Issues?

You’re windows operating system should load correctly after the auto re-start. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. The drive with windows installed on it. I went to download a new staa of iTunes and encountered issues with iTunes not installing correctly. Each time I put the driver in a folder on another partition and ran the install. You can’t post answers that contain an email address. I mean the up-todate motherboards.


I could be completely overlooking something, but I made sure my video card zbit, DirectX version, sound drivers, etc XP doesnt have that issue.

The time now is By continuing to browse this site, you agree to this use. I have 2 SATA drives on my dell with oem motherboard, and they work. It won’t go through a full format, system seems to freeze up near the end, or it will come up with an error. Currently managed to install on to a backup barebone pc.

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