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I am trying to reinstall windows and have an error from both a USB bootable .iso and a install CD stating that I need the SATA drivers to continue. I cannot seem to find the proper driver or how I ...
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No hard drive detected during Debian installation

I'm having problem in installing debian 7.5.0 on Supermicro server running on raid 1 whereby the hard drive is not detected. This server is running 2x 600GB hdd and i'm using DVD images of ...
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Install PCI-E SATA driver on unbootable Windows XP

My SATA controller on motherboard died. I've pluged a SATA controller on PCI-E. BIOS recognizes it just fine, boots from it, but Windows XP, I assume, lacks drivers for such a controller and reboots. ...
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Windows server 2003 x86 drivers issues

I cannot install the ahci driver(32bit, sata) in win2k3 x86; says that the driver isn't 32 bit (but actually it is). Also I cannot install the drivers for usb (usb mouse though works !?). The system ...
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DSDT patching for ICH7 M based motherboard

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How can I get multiple SYBA SI-PEX40057 (Marvell 88SE9230-based) SATA cards to play nice?

I've built a storage server using: Supermicro X9SCM-F motherboard Three Syba SI-PEX40057 PCIe SATA cards Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS All twelve ports on the cards are populated with storage drives, as ...
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How to create a WIndows Vista Installer including my own drivers

I try to add a Syba SD-PEX40054 with Marvell 88SE9230 RAID Sata 3.0 PCIe card to my Workstation Intel s5000psl to pass from SATA 2.0 to SATA 3.0 and add HDD with SATA 3.0 specs. Now I have an issue, ...
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How do i install Windows on SSD?

I've purchased this SSD: CRUCIAL M4 CT256M4SSD2, 256GB, SATA III. And i have a following MB: ASUS P8P67 EVO REV 3.0 MB and SSD are updated to the latest version of BIOS and firmware. When i start ...
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SATA drivers for Lenovo 3000 Y500

I tried to install WindowsXP via USB drive as DVD ROM isn't working on my notebook anymore, but the setup stuck at copying files after partitioning the disk. I googled and found out that I must ...
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1answer
451 views

AHCI driver installed but XP32 SP3 won't recognize it - only IDE

I want to get my existing XP32 installation to switch from accessing the primary active SATA drive via AHCI instead of IDE. XP32 was originally installed via IDE. I downloaded the appropriate ...
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How do I disable the “SECURITY FREEZE LOCK” on my SATA hard disk?

I am sending ATA commands to SATA HDD using IOCTL_ATA_PASS_THROUGH in windows. IDENTIFY DEVICE (ECh) ATA commands returns 256 words of data. Word 128, Bit 3 is set in the returned data, and according ...
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Which SATA drivers to load in Windows System Recover Options on HP Envy h8-1414

I just cloned Windows 7 64-bit professional from an existing drive to a new one on an HP Envy h8-1414. Now I'm at the Windows System Recovery Options screen ...
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SATA Driver for Acer Aspire One D257

i have a Acer Aspire One D257. In this netbook the hard disk is defect so i bought a new one. Now i want to reinstall Windows 7. Im using an external DVD Drive plugged into USB. The Windows 7 DVD is ...
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Linux syslog says “ata11: link is slow to respond” for my new HDD

I built a new machine with the following hardware (at least the relevant parts): Asus P8P67 Deluxe Western Digital Caviar Green 2 TB Desktop Hard Drive WD20EARX 750W Power Supply (so there's plenty ...
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1answer
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Why is my Crucial m4 SSD Harddrive so slow on an Asrock SATAIII 6GB/s Controller?

I bought a new SSD, the Crucial 128GB m4. According to AS SSD Benchmark it can have 415 MB/s read and about 175 MB/s write. I have an Asrock X58 Extreme Mainboard with 6 onboard SATAII connectors. So ...
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Format/partition/modify USB stick to be recognised as a USB floppy drive for Win XP setup RAID/SATA drivers

Every so often I need to install Win XP on a machine that has a SATA drive and have to go through the whole mess of finding a floppy drive for the AHCI drivers and hitting F6 during setup, or ...
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1answer
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Asus SATA drivers for win XP repair

I need to run a repair install on WindowsXP on a segate sata drive. It's plugged into an asus motherboard. The repair doesn't recognize the partition (unknown) and from what I understand, thats ...
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Windows 7 setup doesn't recognize my Intel SSD 320 series drive

I have replaced my hard drive with a Intel SSD 320 Series (120Gb) and changed the SATA mode to AHCI in the BIOS. But the Windows 7 setup doesn't recognize the SSD drive. I tried to install a driver ...
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Need SATA drivers for my Intel® Desktop Board D845GVAD2

I have looked at different threads related to creating floppy disks for F6 installation. Like these - http://communities.intel.com/message/16192#16192 ...
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Windows 7 install issue with Gigabyte GA-8I915PL-G Motherboard (Via VT6410 RAID SATA controller)

I've been screwing with this W7 install (64bit) for FAR too long now. I boot to the Windows installer, it immediately asks for a driver disk for the controller, and search as I might, I cannot find a ...
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Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit not finding my SSD, any ideas?

So I am trying to install Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit on my new SSD (Kingston SNVP325-S2/64GB) and I have unplugged my other drives (for the install only). The SSD is detected by BIOS, I am running the ...
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SATA drives or chipset throwing DRDY ERR and ICRC ABRT

I have an SD-VIA-1A2S PCI card with 2 sata ports (and one ATA-133 that isn't used). Two new Western Digital Caviar Green drives (WD10EARS 1TB) throw repeated errors in kern.log (removed ...
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What to do when Win 7 x64 installer doesn't recognize HD

A friend of mine is having a huge problem with his new PC. He wants to install Windows 7 x64 but the installer doesn't find his Hard Discs. The discs are connected via SATA on a Asus P6T SE ...