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Sata drivers I bought a maxtor sata hdd but cannot install because I lack sata drivers. Can you help me to install this hdd?

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I fixed part of the problem by going into integrated peripherals and ensured the foll:-
on chip serial ata-enabled
sata mode-ide

set ide channe to auto
look at hdd priority asettings

Posted on Jul 12, 2008

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Had that problem myself today and got it somewhat resolved. You need to install storage controllers on your system. These can be found on the CD provided woth your motherboard or the manufacturer's website.

Posted on Jul 07, 2008

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The new HDD uses a SATA data interface as well as a SATA power interface. You will need a SATA cable as well as a power supply that supports the SATA power connectors. Since this is an older machine you will probably need to buy a SATA cable and a Molex to SATA power connector. This should cover any cabling issues that you are having.

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Hello, my main board is asus p4p800-vm running xp home with sp3 upgrade with ide hdd's and is running well. i bought 2 new sata hdd's because the board has 2 sata ports, i set the bios to auto to see the...


Windows will not see them because you need to download the SATA drivers for the motherboard from the Asus site.

Download and install to a floppy or USB (advise the latter)
Install windows,and you will get a "press f6 if you want to install a raid device ..."
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Only detact my sata rom when canect my sata hard disk dasant detact both I just bought a 160GB Maxtor SATA Harddisk (STM3160813AS). When I tried to installed it to the motherboard, it didn't detect the...


I the HDD is still brand new, then it has to be formatted by the PC, install the HDD do the following...

1. Right Click My Computer, click on Manage
2. Go to Disk Manager on the left
3. Your disk should be listed there, right click on it on the right hand side of the screen, create partition, then you need to format the hdd, then you can use the disk, If it doesn't detect the HDD when you want to install windows, then you must, change your SATA setting in the Bios to IDE mode, Try it out and let me know, got some more solutions that you can try if that doesn't work

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Yes you need to load sata drivers just prior to the xp load screen prior to format.xp will prompt you to load drivers by pressing a key.RICHARDM69

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P4VM800 SATA HDD Problem Plz Help me!!!


Your P4VM800 won't detect a SATA II (3 GB/s) drive, only a SATA I (1.5 GB/s). You basically have 2 options:
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BSOD on XP64 fresh install


Here is an picture of the Blue screen I am getting
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it's a bit out of focus but should be ledgible. I don't think it's seeing it in the BIOS either. I will confirm tonight when I get home from work.

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Problems Installing my 160 GB Seagate SATA HDD


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SATA II HDD instaling on ASUS P5LD2


No but you need to ensure that the drivers for your SATA controller are installed correctly (as they probably are not installed) http://uk.asus.com/products1.aspx?l1=3

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Biostar Motherboard p4m800-m7a


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First time connecting SATA hard drive to this motherboard - do I need special drivers?


Go to the bottom of this link and the ata/raid drivers are what you need http://support.asus.com/download/download.aspx?SLanguage=en-us

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