I formatted it with the defaults, and I did not choose Quick Format. I don’t want to do a low-level format, since I have windows still on the drive, and none of the other options work. The time now is Once Vista boots up, the keyboard works fine. Originally Posted by Tumbleweed So far, so good.

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How long it takes is up to your MB, not the card. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates. These are the steps I took: Well I know that if I flashed it and messed it up, I would just be able to return it, since I plan to do so anyways. Windows is 33512a able to detect and work with the drive perfectly fine. Any ideas would be appreciated.

So basically is there a way to shut off this Satalink screen that appears during the bios boot? Thanks a lot for the suggestion. If you’re asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, pi any other specifics related to the problem. Wait a minute, don’t flash any bios when you are in a mess like you are. The keyboard works fine.


[SOLVED] Problems connecting SATA drive with PCI Controller – Tech Support Forum

Windows booted up fine, and I was able to format it with the “Manager” pull-down when I right-clicked on “My Computer”. It just sits there and nothing happens. Proffitt Forum moderator October 6, I did not connect the hard drive at first, so as to boot into windows with my IDE and install the drivers.

I’ll give it a try. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET’s great community.

As soon as I start my PC I get the bios screen recognising satw video card for a few seconds, then it switches to my pc manufacturer bios screen during the ram and other system checks and then it sara to the Satalink bios screen for another 10secs.

The computer will boot and install all drivers with the drive disconnected, and the drive works fine in a new Lenovo computer with SATA-II ports on the motherboard.

[SOLVED] Problems connecting SATA drive with PCI Controller

OK, my bad assumption. All times are GMT You are posting a reply to: The time now is Proffitt Forum moderator October 7, Once the formatting was done, Windows recognized it just fine. Proffitt Forum moderator October 6, pcj Report back where you are with this right now. Then I clicked on Flash Bios, and upgraded with the latest.


Might have just been a driver version thing. Originally Posted by Tumbleweed Full system details here: Advertisements or commercial links. You need to take a read of my team mate Linderman’s sticky: This one tip will help you sleep better tonight A few seconds are all you need to get a better night’s rest.

So my problem is that the Windows Setup won’t detect my hard drive as its installed through sxta PCI slot. Try a PS2 connected keyboard.

Like others have reported, I cannot get the computer to boot with the drive connected.