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Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies. I have the same question 0. Sat Mar 21, 8: So you’re saying you don’t need windows media center? BIOS issues are related either with device manufacturer or motherboard manufacturer. But now my old hard drive will not boot until I change the Bios back to treat Sata as IDE, so is this not going to work or will I have to change the bios each time I need access to my old drive.

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Why do you have vista home basic on a core i7 pc anyway? The motherboard certainly wouldn’t recgonize any devices.

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All times are GMT The time now is I did not see any of the drives being recognized in the bios. If yours is working, I wouldn’t worry about assus now that you have changed it.


I will be interested to know if there are any limitations related to the motherboard part of my system.

PATA dvd drive not recognized by Asus P6T….

You don’t need to boot to the HDD to get any files you need. Sun Mar 22, 6: Originally Posted by sam I am beginning wsus think that there might be a problem with the IDE controller. Follow this and you will be set AHCI: I also tried two different 80 pin IDE cables. It’s a useful program for an HTPC.

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This thread is locked. I could buy a Sata drive, but should I settle for a brand new machine that came with a broken IDE connection? If the BIOS doesn’t see the drive when the controller is set to Auto detect, and you know the drive’s working, I’d have to think the board may be defective. Some cables and some motherboards will allow you to plug asys device-end of the cable into the motherboard end. Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation.


It still worked but was too loose. Jul kde, Posts: I will have to look for a linux live DVD.

Troubleshooting IDE on a P6T

I did this 6pt all was ok with the new drive the installation worked and the new drive is running ok. You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. If it will, that pretty much indicates the wsus and BIOS are functioning. Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site. The dvd drive shows that it has power, opens the tray and everything.