Guys I really need your help. I only have the Asus drivers I have download from their website as my original motherboard blew up and this Asus A8V Deluxe was installed as a replacement. Better don’t use Auto Setup! If the bios sees the drive but windows does not, that normally indicates the drive has not been partitioned and formatted. The performance isn’t “horrible”, but not as good as the VIA. Problem The os is set up fine,on maxtor gb sata2 System occasionally cant find os On investigation mobo has reverted to the wd hdd ide as primary boot device.

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Go back into the XP Install, hit F6, then S, and then insert the floppy, just choose the right driver it should be obvious. All times are GMT It would suck having to re-install everything.

Hi thanx for this guide dont no how long it would have took me to figure this out without it. Here is a free trial program that might assist you: I thought it was funny…. Press [Tab] to enter setup, then delete all of the existing arrays. I JUST got this thing purring smoothly – with your help: Yes, and the fact that the two drives are mismatched in several areas as well, differing make and model, capacity, firmware, cache size.


All works well now- and I am stuffing the drive full of odds rakd ends and such. Thank you so much for your time! So basically the 4 HDD’s should be connected to the Fasttrak controller! Aside from the need for speed. If you miss this, you will be warned that there are no hard drives attached.

Anyway I am having the same problem as Eugene, I can install windows x64 but it just wont boot. Set up your Array: I do not need or want any kind of RAID, i just want the computer to recognise the new disks! Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: Here is what I assume but it’s merely an assumption because I did NOT try it out and thus it’s mainly based on theoretical level, knowing that in IT matters there is only one truth: Thanks man, damn I lost more than 4 hours trying to fix the problem… I found the solution here.

On page Xi they state in the Storage section: Please report if possible how it worked for you Thank you for your excellent information.


Installing Windows x64 on A8V Deluxe with SATA Raid Promise Drivers

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Originally Posted by gallowsroad. Went right in the first time. I have seen the light! If the drives are not there then you should verify the connections. Not sure if an OS would have saw that drive or not, as I didn’t even try that.

Install SATA hdd on ASUS A8V Deluxe Motherboard

Place a disk in your floppy drive. Results 1 to 15 of Thank you for posting this information.

Just for reference the driver you would use is here: Thank you for the awsome article!