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Hard drive not found

I cannot get my Asus m2a-vm motherboard to recognize my hard drive. I do have a DVD that came with the motherboard - if that helps.

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  • mysticmt Jan 10, 2009

    I could not get the hard drive to boot as a result of a missing mfc40u.dll file. (Still unable to rectify that problem)
    When I installed the windows cd to fix the problem, I get the hard drive not found message.


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When is your hard drive not recognized?

At boot or in the BIOS?

You might haven connected your hard drive correctly or you'll need to enter bios and select an option for bios to detect your hard drives and save the new configuration.... otherwise there is a serious problem with your hard drive not functioning.

At windows XP?

You might need to enter windows ADMINISTRATIVE TOOLS in the CONTROL PANEL and click in COMPUTER MANAGEMENT in there click STORAGE/DISK MANAGEMENT you'll see all your connected hard drives, your new hard drive should be listed there, but may not have a letter assigned/partitioned or formatted. Do so and it will be recognized.

If you're trying to install windows XP?

It's probably because your PC has the new SATA interface hard drives, you need to load a special SATA driver through floppy disk during at the beginning of windows XP setup, for it to find hard drives on your pc. You need to make this floppy disk with files that are available on your motherboard CD, in there are all the instructions you need.


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19 boot loader


Hello here is the homepage:

http://support.asus.com/Download.aspx?SLanguage=en&m=M2A-VM&p=1&s=24

Try to download the manual, by selecting your windows system.
Open the manual folder, and click on global for download.
Adobe reader, is needed to read content.

Check the bios boot settings for booting, from the dvd drive.
Dvd must be the first boot device, and hard drive the second

I have newer heard of a boot loader.

Good luck

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One bad lead can cause a computer to continue on a cycle or to shutdown or fail to detect your hard drive

Test all leads that attach to your hard drive including electrical extensions,IDE,SATA

the leads from your motherboard to your hard drive make sure they have a secure connection and are not faulty or just replace them there probably old and faulty
make sure all leads that are attached to your drives dvd\cd 3 1/2 inch floppy have secure connections and are not faulty even the electic extensions or just replace them they are probably old and faulty a computer needs its connections to have an end so any faulty leads will end up with a computer error

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Yes, the motherboard has failed - its chipset to be precise. Time for a new one.

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Update your Windows to SP2 and you won't need USB drivers.

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Hi there.
Here is a list of processors that board will support >>>>>

http://www.cpu-upgrade.com/mb-ASUS/M2A-VM.html

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This should be your manual:

http://dlcdnet.asus.com/pub/ASUS/mb/socketAM2/M2A-VM/e2975_m2a-vm.pdf

Page 1-32 Has your connections.

Hope this helps :)

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hi,

update the drivers for your joy stick and yourAsus M2A-VM motherboard
at the link below.
www.support.asus.com

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you can go to asus.com where you can download drivers for your board.

i have found drivers for your board there.

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M2A-VM Audio problems


Asus does have Updated software for, Realtek ALC883 Audio Driver V5.10.0.5404 for Windows 2000/XP & 64bit XP (WHQL).
Dated: 2007/09/24
There is also an update for the Bios which includes an Update Realtek PXE ROM to V2.08 dated 2007/12/4. To look at these updates & others click the link below. The link will open to your board with Linux opened. Just click, Latest or All at the top of the window.
http://support.asus.com/download/download.aspx?SLanguage=en-us&model=M2A-VM&type=map&mapindex=7
If the updates do not help remember your board is warranted for three years through Asus. You can call Asus Tech at: 812-282-2787. IL EST. It sounds to me that the onboard audio chip is going. I checked all FAQ's & found no complaints about the onboard sound.
Hope this helps & leads to a fix..
please vote... Luck!

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