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SATA diver Hi, The motherboard driver disk doesn't install my SATA driver. Where can i go to get the driver the SATA controller.

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Re: SATA diver

Here is the website download section to get your driver. Let me know how you make out.

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Is it possible to use ID harddisk and SATA harddisk at the same time?

You can indeed mix IDE & SATA drives on a computer. If installing the OS (Operating System) to the IDE HD, you will only need to instruct the BIOS to boot the IDE HD drive first.

If you decide to install an OS on & boot the SATA drive first; you will need to instruct the BIOS to boot the SATA drive first and may need to provide a driver for the SATA controller - if the OS install does not recognize the SATA drive. The driver should have been included on a disk or diskette with the controller (or on the motherboard driver disk if a built-in type controller). You should see a prompt asking "If you need to install a driver.... press F6" (or similar). Press the F6 key and supply the driver disk - and follow the prompts.

Good luck!

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Whenever i connect a SATA hard disk on my ATI Radeon Xpress 200 chipset motherboard and try to install an operatin system it says no hard disk found please solve my problem

The chipset in your motherboard doesn't have in it a controller for the SATA, it uses an external one - ULI M1573. For it to be activated and the disk detected its driver must be already in the install disk. Unfortunately the XP install disk doesn't have any SATA drivers and the ULI driver isn't included in the original Vista disk . So you must add it on a floppy during install Here it is

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Hello, My my motherborad is ASUS p5rd1-vm;RAM1GB and hard disk is PATA 80 GB but the HDD is having some kind of problem and the windows have shown a warning about it several times. Now i want to buy a...

Yes, it's compatible with the motherboard, no, it's not compatible with the XP install disk because it doesn't have SATA support. And since Asus doesn't provides it special driver needed (one that must be put on a floppy) it means that you simply cannot install XP on this disk.
All you can do is to obtain another PATA hdd what ever its size and install XP in it. Then put the new SATA disk in and use it to store all the installed programs and all your files on it. As a bonus you won't lose them if the new PATA disk fails or XP gets corrupted.
Or install Vista or 7 instead of XP, the have support for SATA disks

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Hello ! I have motherboard MS6378 (Microstar) and SATA disk 500 GB. I want to install win xp on it. But I can not. It seems that I need some SATA drivers but can not find it. Do anybody has any...

The motherboard model that you listed doesn't have support for SATA drives. Are you sure that's the correct model? If so, that's your problem, unless you are using a third-party SATA PCI controller. Then I would need to know the model of that to find the driver you are requesting.
I know this doesn't answer your question, but if it helps please rate positively.

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Sir, i have an msi n1996 (vt8237r & km400 8237) mother board. My sata 160 gb hdd is not getting recognized in bios. Pl. help. (it is reported somewhare on the net that i have to enter into the...

I enabled SATA support on my BioStar M7VIZ-SATA MOBO (it is km400 and 8237r, like yours) by first installing the VIA SATA RAID drivers. At this point, Windows recognized the device controller but not the 120GB drive. The problem was that the system doesn't support "newer" SATA drives, so I installed a jumper on the disk drive to set it to "150" mode... SATA version 1 compatibility. After that, Windows immediately recognized the drive and mounted the filesystem.

I think it was a Western Digital drive. Other manufacturers have a different name for the same jumper. Also, I read that one type (Samsung?) can only be set to the old SATA standard by getting the drive running in a SATA 2 environment, then using a utility program to adjust the drive's microcode setting.

Good Luck to you.

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Hi, I have a msi n1996 865gvm3-v motherboard and it doesn't want to pick up my sata drive, what to do?

If you are trying to install Windows XP and it does not detect the SATA hard drive.
The problem is that XPinstallation CD does not have a SATA driver, unless you have a SATA drive on adisk etc. and can install the driver when XP asks for a hard drive driver then,XP cannot detect the hard disk and therefore won't install XP. The FIX. Go into the BIOS anddisable the SATA drive (enable IDE emulation), this will make XP think it is aIDE/PATA hard disk. Then you can install XP normally. When Windows hasbeen installed then install all the device drivers (including the SATA driver),then shut down and boot up and got into the BIOS and enable the SATA drive.

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Hi, While I was installing windows xp does not recognize hard disk blue screen appears. Do I need to set sata drivers before installing? Thanks

You need to install sata hard disk drivers during xp installation, otherwise windows vista or windows 7 will not required drivers during installation.
God Luck, and do rate the solution if got help

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I am not able to detect sata hard disk in msi mother board

Your model K8MM-V motherboard does not have a SATA controller only IDE disk controllers and therefore it cannot detect a SATA hard drive.
To install a SATA hard drive on this motherboard you need to purchase a PCI SATA disk controller and install it on the PCI expansion slot and then attach the SATA hard disk to this SATA controller.

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Run a sata drive as main boot up drive. Xp on ide cant see new sata drive to format or install Windows 7?

XP installation does not have SATA drivers.
You need to have the SATA driver on a floppy disk and during the XP installation press F6 to install the SATA driver.
The other alternative is to change the BIOS configuration and set the disk controller to IDE or SATA native driver, then install XP.
After Windows installation then install the SATA driver.
Download the driver from the motherboard WEB site.

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Installing windows on SATA HDD

That happens because the BIOS uses a SATA controller that is not included in Windows XP install disk.

Usually you can solve the problem going to BIOS settings and changing SATA/RAID settings.Check your BIOS settings, and disable SATA RAID mode.This is done in different ways depending on the BIOS.

On HP/Compaq computers for example you press F2 on startup to enter BIOS, then disable SATA mode on bios settings.
On other makes the procedure can be slightly different.

Another way to fix the problem, is by creating your own XP setup disk with SATA drivers included, see:
Resolving "Setup did not find any hard disk drives" during Windows .

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