I’m not too sure about this, but the board seems to be detecting the drive’s presence properly Wed Oct 27, 2: When my computer is starting up sometimes when the sata screen is testing my computer it sees the drive but never when i go into the bios settings do i see the hard drive please help. That worked but now my OS is slowly corrupting itself. Cool…where do you get your parts? How do I do it exactly?

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What is making the bios do this??? Mon Nov 01, 4: Aside from the need for speed. Turn off that fasttrack controller by disabling it and see what happens. I don’t remember viz being always in raid mode. Asus User Guide and I come to the conclusion that some information viia be wrong The next recognition screen where my new drive is being detected, the top of the screen shows: The sata ports use separate promise sata controller that most likely will require drivers.

If not it will proberly be a waste of time trying installing anything on it. This disclaimer is brought to you thanks to the BSA. Scout Ars Scholae Palatinae Registered: I have had some difficulties with mine, because the SATA connectors are so fucked-up.


We recommend using the latest available drivers when configuring your RAID controller. The first one is recognized by Windows Explorer.

Help!, my new Asus A8V won’t recognize my 1 SATA drive

I have installed the SATA raid drivers during the windows xp installation by pressing F6 etc, however when I finish the installation it is still saying that I have no hard drives installed. I’m not sure if I’m lacking saus another needed harddrive to accomplish this, or if I just plugged things into wrong slots.

Jan 15, Posts: BB code is on. Governing Guns, Preventing Plunder: And last but not least one very important “detail” which troubled me quite a lot: Also, Via has a more current driver set than the one on CD that came with the motherboard. I don’t remember if windows it depends also of the version of course natively recognises the Promise RAID controller or not.

Via Raid Configurations – Asus A8V-E User Manual [Page ]

I disconnected all other hard drives. Motherboards Previous page Next page. I tried connecting an additional sata drive to sata1, but the MBFastBuild utility still only saw the original 3 drives, so that did me no good.


How do I do it exactly?

What do you hear? Asus A8V deluxe and win Originally Posted by Tang Hi Chovy, Or is it anChovy? All I am trying to do is format my hard drive, however I cannot carry this out until I can get my computer to find my drive.

Thanks so much for this help, it had taken me 2 days of trying to get my A8V-UA board to recognise the SATA hard drive, the most frustrating thign was that neither the promise or fasttrak drivers that came with the ASUS mobo on the support cd worked! Mon Oct 25, 7: Unless you have a aa8v reason to do otherwise, use the VIA ports – dont have a SATA drive myself but I do know that you have to load 8av drivers from floppy before you can use it. Setup loaded some files, then asked the F6 question.

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