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  • hifidave Mar 17, 2008

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I think the problem is about the mother board , normally the sata sistem is read by the utility disc that puts a specials software. sata
is a new sistem for windows xp - if you have the utility disc can you 
run it normally is made by boards of asus in this way you have to
generate a floppy for starting sata sistem. i hope you will check in this way- delfo

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Hi Dave.
What version of windows are you running?

Posted on Feb 29, 2008

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    Geoff Champion Mar 14, 2008

    SATA runs on Vista Xo Win 2000 win 98.

    Has your motherboard got the SATA controller onboard or is it a seperate card.

    Let me know the type of controller and type of OS to help you more.

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