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What I meant the driver installation went wrong was: I did an install with version .16, worked fine. Anyone have any clue to what the heck I need or where to get it? All rights reserved. Because if you go to the standard CMOS it saysrimary, secondary, third and fourth (??) IDE controller Jan 11, 2006 #15 Tripillian TS Rookie Did you ever find a solution check over here

says: March 1, 2008 at 5:58 am WOW! It's just a matter of going into the BIOS and setting up an array with one disc. You'll need to ensure that the machine you're using has .NET framework 1.1 installed. Also looked on the MSI site, but what they're saying does not work at all ! additional hints

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There may be a third-party partition management tool that will allow you to do this - I don't know. I went back into the BIOS and my SATA drive was finally an option under the "Boot Device Select" option mentioned above. I know the Intellisation is not a new computer, but other than this one glitch, I'm getting 480+, when running the Microsoft diagnostic program. i am eternally grateful!

I had wanted to add a third independent SATA drive which a jumpered down to 1.5 GBs and plugged into SATA_RAID1. The Intel controller has 2 SATA ports(use these first)and 2 IDE ports,the IDE ports are only ATA100 ports,use these for the optical drives. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Laptop Tech Support categories Configuration Ask the community Tags Example: Notebook, Android, SSD hard drive Publish a b Ĉ Top Experts ASUS Tradesman1 67761 Alienware D900t Bios Update If you choose carefully, you can create an installation image that will run by itself with no prompting.

Just the type of thing I would have forgotten (and did). And now I had the added problem of not having a working floppy drive in which to add the drivers during the installation process. I JUST got this thing purring smoothly - with your help :) « Setting up RAID on a FOXCONN board | has anyone heard of or had this problem? » i am eternally grateful! 01-21-2009, 11:12 AM #11 BlueDragon Registered Member Join Date: Dec 2008 Posts: 7 OS: Various OS's Quote: Originally Posted by Tang69 My God!

It's just too bad I don't have any good whiskey in the house. Alienware M7700 Drivers But there is a way. Many MANY thanks BlueDragon - I owe you that Bottle of Jamesons 18 year old in celebration! Since I get the message that BIOS is wrong and have to load BIOS defaults I guess this is ok.

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I popped a blank floppy into drive A and pressed the go button. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/promise-s-ata-no-devices-found-bios-not-installed-msi-neo-875p.41318/ This depends on the controller, many can boot without the driver but these tend to be the more expensive controllers. Alienware Hard Drive Not Detected I think it gives an option for either type of drive if the mobo has those connections. Alienware D900t Drivers masipay says: December 23, 2008 at 6:01 pm thanks for detailed instructions but I am still confused with 4th step with running nlite which is to insert drivers before making ISO

I've heard statements like this before, so I didn't trust this one any farther than I could toss it. check my blog Did a fresh install of XP including installing the WinXP Promise378 SATA drivers from a floppy disk by hitting F6 What I am wondering now is: Is it true the Promise PCI Simple Communications Controller Windows 7 64 bit Ultimate Does windows 7 default comes up with Marvell Sata Controller driver? It went MIA as did my mobo company, SOYO. D900t Sata378 Drivers Windows 7

Forum SolvedSamsung smart tv wont recognize pc Forum SolvedRazer synapse won't recognize my razer kraken 7.1 chroma Forum SolvedWindows 10 64bit won't recognize my camcorder via firewire. I am really a beginner when it comes to softwear technicals, and therefore I need to ask you to specify what exact you mean with the #1 and #2 above (in unmountable boot volume error that I cannot repair. this content Regards Chris John Calcote says: February 19, 2010 at 4:42 pm Thanks for the comments Chris.

A simple fix! Alienware No Boot Device Found Could it be this drive is formatted as a dynamic drive and not a basic drive. Not sure if an OS would have saw that drive or not, as I didn't even try that.

When booting up XP it said an IDE drive was found.Re-installed the Promise drivers, but still no luck.I ran the Promise 378 S-ATA Drivers v1.0.0.16, did try .30 before.

My BIOS is a Phoenix one, dated in 2004. Some alienwares have dual HD's for a RAID setup. Any assistance or direction would be most appreciated. Tuesday, January 19, 2010 4:35 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I have a AV8 Deluxe board and I would recommend plugging your SATA drive or drives into

I am three steps away from finding the inspiration in pursuing a fine spiraling career in alcoholism! Can't find anything about in the BIOS however Jan 10, 2006 #12 mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,992 +371 Let's take this one step at a time. I had some spare hdd's and tried installing windows xp and then tried windows 7 as well but when i get to the part where it asks me to choose a have a peek at these guys Jan 8, 2006 #3 peterdiva TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 1,088 Just to clarify,are you saying that the setup you have now is exactly the same(and working)as it was before the live update.Also

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