XP doesnt have that issue. Your answer needs to include more details to help people. Motherboard Asus Impact VI. Here is the link to Intel for you’re motherboard; http: You can’t post conmments that contain an email address. Please assign your manual to a product:

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Install sata drives on abit av8 motherboard (vista home)

But the system still won’t boot from my Eata drives. It spins up, but it is not being detected by the bios or Windows XP, just as the other one was. So, I still have the problem. You want the boot order set like so; First boot device: Unplug power cable from computer before doing anything inside of the computer.


Plug the power cable back into the hard drive. Let me know if you still have issues. I am currently using an IDE main drive on the system, and everything works fine. OS OS X Unplug power cable from computer before doing anything inside of the computer.


Need help with your account or something forum related? If so then i would say that your original hard drive has gone bad.

Tried to install Windows 7 after downloading the latest beta last night on a machine with satx following specs: If so then here is the link to select your motherboard and download the latest BIOS. The main details required is the mobo and the hdd info. If you have added an IDE Zbit. Listed at the main menu are devices connect to the motherboard.

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AV8 Motherboard not detecting SATA drive – – An Overclocking Community

Boot computer and enter bios by pressing F8, Enter, Del ect. It could have been set to [Disabled] Refer to your user? Originally Posted by The Duke. Floppy disk drive as, contfoller boot device.

Obviously, it seems to be a problem with this motherboard. BB code is On.

Problems with new SATA drive on Abit AV8

I downloaded the “latest” sata drivers from abit and stored them on another IDE drive connected, but even when it loads the drivers it will not see any other drives other than the IDE ones for installation. It is not necessary to set any jumpers, terminators, or other settings on this drive for proper operation. Page 1 of 3. How can I tell the mobo to recognize the drives? I may try that. Quote message in reply?


You’re windows operating system should load correctly after the auto re-start. Because my friend avit me once only install those that you are using,for exp if 2 wifi driver provided So to rectify the error: Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build.