Plug the power cable back into the hard drive. Floppy disk drive as, 1st boot device. Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US. It could have been set to [Disabled] Refer to your user? Benchmarking Software and Discussion Overclock. You can’t post answers that contain an email address.

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I tried doing a reinstall of Windows XP, but in the setup menu it says there are no hard drives in the system.

Abit AV8 – problem with SATA drives

If sxta no longer have you’re manual you can download it from the link provided below; http: Once this is finished you will be asked which HDD you want to install Windows to. Instant Repair Help over the Phone 6ya.

How can I tell the mobo to recognize the drives? Sqta you have another hard drive. I want to add another drive, which is SATA.


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Double Thread Sorry about double posting staa this thread. Still, it’s not what I want. All times are GMT This is the only time the hard drive actually gets power and spins up as well. You want the boot order set like so; First boot device: Then on Disk Management.

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It spins up, but it is not being detected by the bios or Windows XP, just as the other one was. Swta the power cable back into the computer.

Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below. In the tech system it will spin and detect in the bios with out a jumper setting.

The most likely reason you’re system is not booting is because all SATA ports are all seen as Master drives. JDTec May 11, Provide a link to your manual will also help too.

Then i have installed them in vista.

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It could have been set to [Disabled] Refer to your user? Results 1 to 4 of 4 Thread: Apr 20, Abit AV8 Motherboard. K, i’ll try to get a link to my manual, and I’ll see if there’s any bios updates. Anonymous Mar 18, More Print this page Share this page. If so then here is the link to select your motherboard and download the latest BIOS.


Where do I get the ab8 from though?

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At this point I wanted to eliminate the possibility that the new drive was also bad so I connected it to my tech system, it spun up and detected, like it saata. Any thoughts will be appreciated greatly!

Register Now In order to be able to post messages on the Overclock. What shall I Do? Please remember to be considerate of other members. I am currently using an IDE main drive on the system, and everything works fine.