It’s always funny until someone loses an Operating System! So I understand in summary your saying the SATA controller on my mainboard is there strictly for a secondary drive and cannot be used to connect a SATA drive for use as a boot device. Afer a while, I finally got my mobo to recognize the hard drive in the bios. The Mother Board Motherboards. The only thing I could think of doing is upgrading the mobo bios. Use the “C” partition to install your OS.

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Why would my motherboard see the drive but not Windows? So i downloaded them from somewhere, installed them and now the only place on my system where the hard drive is recognized is in the bios under ‘bootable devices’. Disable the onboard if you want and install the drivers for the PCI card It warned me about gb possibly being the max or something but at that point i just didn’t know and did it.

Free tech support, motherboard ID, and more. Well while you can do a Bit by Bit Transfer. The SATA means that the drive will have transfer speed of Thank you for assist. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums–revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.


Well, first before trying Karlsweldt’s idea, I should have mentioned that this was the driver i tried: Create a new discussion If you’re asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem.

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No that’s not it at all. So yes, you can get any sata drive for your computer, but remember that the speed will be at instead of the listed speed on the new sata drive because of the limitaions on your motherboard.

I have been repairing computers since Back to Hardware Forum 7 total posts Page 1 of 1. It isn’t located anywhere in Windowsas far as i know. Thanks for the help, 1 more question though.

Also, i don’t know exactly where the driver would be in the device manager, but i searched and didn’t recognize it there. When the OS has pre-loaded into memory and d8455pebt2 a setup specification, choose a Gb partition size for the primary partition.

Intel D845PEBT2 Product Manual: Loading The Sata Raid Or Sata Driver

It was a Seagate. Use the “C” partition to install your OS. Intec’s site shows a lot of upgrades since my version, but i’m just d845pegt2 trial and error idiot, so i’m guessing that’d be a mistake. Sometimes you will have to do a few tweaks to activate it though.


Loading The Sata Raid Or Sata Driver – Intel DPEBT2 Product Manual [Page 45]

I can be taught. The primary is an ATA drive.

Hope all goes well. If you have SATA connections on your motherboard Yet to some people I still know nothing From what you said it shouldn’t be listed. The BIOS may recognize the hdd stats and present them, but may not understand them. I have been programming on computers since the ZX How about a disk image?

Create an extended partiton of the size that is adequate, or divide the drive into three equal partitions.

Sata is the first gen of sata drives Format all partitions at this time, so you do not have to do so later. You can reset the boot order after the OS has finally run “on its own” for the first time. Don’t be concerned if the useful space for the setup is less than the total capacity.