Question about MSI Slot 1 MS-6119 Motherboard

1 Answer

Motherboard doesn't accept WD 40 gig on.

I bought this computer brand new with MB 6119 on, my hard drive 12gig is dying on me, I have bought WD 40 gig and installed it as a primary booting drive, unfortunately the system didn't work with that. I have tried to update the bios fromt the MSI. They don't seem to the right update. they were helpful I must admit, very helpful. The current bios was dated 12.18.1998, AMI type, bios OEM A6119 P2 v1.65. Bios ID 61-1218-001169-00111111-071595-440BX B000. Can anybody give a real push as my computer is in a mess now.

Posted by on

  • Moreed May 26, 2008

    Thanks for your help and asking for clarification.



    My computer was bought in 1998 with a hard drive of 12gig. Now it's started working very slowly with a noise, probably dying on me. I have installed WD 40gig, changed the jumpers to master and the old drive to slave. I'd copied all data from the 12gig to wd 40 gig(master now) I'd changed the bios setting into Auto. When I powered the computer on, it crashed. My thought was that the old bios didn't support my new bigger drive and here my struggle began.

    When I reconnected the old drive as master with the new drive slave, the bios didn't show the new drive 40gig. So I right clicked on my computer where my drives are shown and the new drive was shown as 2 gig only instead of 40 and that is why I thought it is bios update which I needed rather anything else. Sorry for being so naive if I was wrong. I contacted MSI the manfacturer of the motherboard and gave the details above for help and uptil now I have no joy.



    Many thanks

  • Moreed May 26, 2008

    Thanks for asking again. Windows was installed on the old drive before I copied all the files to the new drive. Like I said earlier the drive didn't show in the bios setup which was set as AUTO and when I clicked on computer properties, it showed a drive of 2gig instead of 40gig. when I set the jumpers on the WD 40 gig as master drive- boot drive the system crashed, not booting. The motherboard I have as documented above is MS 6119 from MSI manufacturer. Taiwan.

    Thank you.

×

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 20 times.

    Scholar:

    An expert who has written 20 answers of more than 400 characters.

  • Expert
  • 187 Answers

When you say "the system didn't work with that", do you mean it didn't identify the drive? When you go into the BIOS setup, are the drives displayed, or are they shown as "Auto"? Did you correctly change the WD drives jumper to Master, and the old drive, to Slave?

Posted on May 25, 2008

  • Steven Burn
    Steven Burn May 26, 2008

    I'm assuming you didn't actually install Windows on the old drive before copying your files over?

    When you go into the BIOS, does it detect the WD as a 40GB drive? (I've got systems from 98 and earlier than support upto 80GB drives so I doubt thats an issue).

    What is the motherboards make and model?

×

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Wd elements tb


Maybe the report is accurate as to the WD, and to your native drive?

Dec 10, 2013 | Asrock Computers & Internet

1 Answer

My old 40 gig ps3 died, so we bought an 80 gig, but when 40 gig hdd is inserted in place of 80 gig hdd, it wont accept the hdd, and i had 9 months worth of saved games on 40 gig hdd. how do i get game...


Unfortunetly the HDD's can't be swapped like that. The only way to get the old stuff is to some how get the 40gb working so you can back up your system. Tell me what happend to the 40 and I might be able to help you get it up long enough to back it up so you can get all your stuff transfered. Another way is if you can get the 40gb machine to work the PS3 has a mode to hook a CAT5 cable from the new to the old and transfer that way.

A little more on the HDD swap. The HDD's are machine spacific and can only be recognized by the machine they were in and any other PS3 you try to put them in won't recognize the device without a format will saddly enough wipe the drive clean.

Let me know what's wrong with the 40 and I will see if I can help getting it back up so you can get your saved stuff off of it.

Sep 25, 2011 | Sony PlayStation® 3 (80GB) Console

3 Answers

2 gig ram sticks


Not with Windows XP, because more than 3 gigs isn't useful. Many servers come with 8 or more and nearly any computer you configure at the major manufacturer's websites can be bought with 8 or more.

Sep 19, 2009 | ASUS P5VD2-MX SE Motherboard

1 Answer

1TB WD essentials external harddrive timing out.


Well, never mind then. A simple usb port swap did the trick. Always something simple...

Sep 04, 2009 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Hardrive upgrade on IBM i 1400 Laptop ?


Hi! It's correct that your Thinkpad will only accept up to 512 mb of memory, and only certain chips will work with your unit. Here is a link that shows the memory that will work.

http://www.4allmemory.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=search.memorySearch&model_id=-1192&pid=399

Below is a link for recommendations for a hard drive upgrade. It looks like you can go up to a 250 gig drive using Western Digital. Hope this helps! Hal
http://www.4allmemory.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=search.memorySearch3&model_id=-1192

Jun 05, 2009 | IBM Thinkpad I1400 2621 Planar TV...

2 Answers

Additional Hard Drive


The Motherboard will be able to handle it and XP will read the hardrive i have used a 500 gig hard drive in my old computer before it should work just fine

Apr 08, 2009 | Dell Dimension 2400 PC Desktop

1 Answer

Built a new computer but it won't go throught POST


The memory is the problem then, your board does not support it. From the specs page here: Supports Dual Channel DDR2 667/533, 2 x DIMM slots, Max. capacity up to 4GB

Change the RAM and it should work.

Mar 02, 2009 | Computers & Internet

6 Answers

Asus A7N8X-X (third memory slot)


Sounds like either a bad stick of memory or a bad dimm slot . Have you tried the memory on another motherboard ?

Jul 18, 2008 | ASUS A7V8X Motherboard

1 Answer

New Maxtor SATA drive into computer with OS on IDE drive?


try to change your master as the 300gig then secondary master 40gig then your slave 20gig. then check it to the bios

Dec 20, 2007 | IBM (02R4087) Motherboard

1 Answer

Hard Drive detects immenent failure.


If this is a brand new hard drive from a store return it for a new one. Hard drives have a built in feature called SMART. For some reason the SMART function is reading that there is something very wrong with the drive. If you have more than one hard drive installed on the system make sure SMART is detecting it on the new drive and not the older ones by unplugging the other drives from the motherboard.

Aug 11, 2007 | Compaq Presario 5005 (470014-507) PC...

Not finding what you are looking for?
MSI Slot 1 MS-6119 Motherboard Logo

Related Topics:

121 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top MSI Computers & Internet Experts

Brian Sullivan
Brian Sullivan

Level 3 Expert

27725 Answers

David
David

Level 3 Expert

778 Answers

Matthew Spark
Matthew Spark

Level 3 Expert

1066 Answers

Are you a MSI Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...