Sun Aug 23, 3: After the install, then reset the preferences as desired. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. The desired hard drive as second choice. Dec 3, Posts: Your mobo handbook should detail the proceedure for setting the ports for storage drives.

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Thanks for all your help thus far buff.

Yes, that’s what I mean. I’m also willing to be persuaded not to fix the bios at all.

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I am goin to try yet more drivers and possibly start a linux install process that supports both sata controllers and see what it finds. I have searched the mb manual updated the drivers, even considered flashing the bios but bottled it and googled my little heart out but still cant get anywhere. Your Username or Email Address: No, create an account now. Jul 26, at 6: Jan 3, Posts: Its a Via VT chip.


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I have win64 and both controllers are listed in device manager however there is a thrid device with a yellow mark next to it. Try the one that is not add on the the MB. Log in or Sign up. This site uses cookies.

Anyone got any ideas Thanks in advance. If you take a look at the manual posted abovethe only place I can think that the drive would show is the option for selecting the hard drive boot priority section Sep 27, Posts: Jul 26, at 7: If you want to switch to AHCI mode after installing, follow this guide.

Adrift in the Roaring Forties Registered: After the install, then reset the preferences as desired.

Flashed fine, but turns out the “new” bios is the same as the old, so I didn’t gain anything. Although, if u know how to enter the bios of the second raid controller during boot that would help alot just so i can zata what is goin on.

I mean when the pc boots i have a menu for the raid bios screen that you press tab to enter. Board index All times are UTC. Jul 27, at You may need to enable the SATA ports, for recognition of the device.


Mon Aug 24, 2: Does the BIOS detect it?

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And it’s still working its not even comin furing boot as a detected drive. Jul 12, Posts: Try a different header. Perhaps in a year or so, when the SATA drive becomes more popular, then it will be “open” by default. You have the option to select which device is the first-boot option, and the second-boot option.

I think the issue may be with windows. The drive is connected, but can’t be detected, and so I cannot install Windows on it.