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Motherboard does not recognise new SATA hard drive

I have been running an 80GB EIDE hard drive ok for a couple of years, I have tried to replace this with a 160 GB SATA hard drive but the KV8 PRO motherboard does not recognise the SATA drive whether it is in the computer its self or running along side the EIDE drive. I have installed the SATA drivers from the motherboard disk but no joy. I have read that my bios may only operate up to 137GB so I have looked to upgrade my BIOS but I am struggling.
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Is your board an ABIT? If so then here is the link to select your motherboard and download the latest BIOS. Make sure to read the web sites instructions on how to update your BIOS. Let me know if you still have issues.

http://www2.abit.com.tw/page/en/download/download_bios.php?pMAIN_TYPE=Motherboard&pSUB_TYPE=Socket%20754

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