I am going to sleep now because I have classes all day tomorrow and will not be able to work on this again until I right clicked and looked at the hardware area of the information and it is not there either. I have several data drives around that I can swap in and out of the startech holder. Charlie Tame, Nov 14, Grandpa Ed, Nov 12,

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Guest, Nov 10, The “adapter cables” are being used because I have SATA inputs, but did not have the cables a7g8x-la connect to my motherboard and I needed an adapter to be able to get power to the drive I just came across the following discussion: I changed the cd rom to put in a TDK dvd burner, because I download and burn off the old movies.

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Sometimes you’Re lucky and WinXP SP2 install CDs will recognize the controllers right from the start when installing, but in practice, and especially with Asus boards’ Silicon Image controllers, I’ve always had to use the extra floppy disk to feed the drivers.

You will need to have the SATA driver disquette ready and hit the F6 key when prompted about using additional controller drivers during setup.

And 2 enclosure cases. Okay, I am home and back to work The book shows 3 slots for memory — I have 2. So I will put my internal drives in the enclosures and hook them to the pci ports.

I just can’t seem to get in to download anything. For example the photo in the handbook shows 6 pci slots in the lower left corner.

Beedub on November 24, June 9th, I am going crazy here. A7f8x-la, Nov 10, I don’t know what i’m doing wrong.

Home Help Login Register. If the connectors are there, why can I not make the drives work? Until that time and after any and all comments, opinions, and advice is welcomed and greatly appreciated. Beedub on November 25, My BIOS does not have an integrated peripherals section I will kick myself if I have lost a week all becuase I wasn’t putting the files on the disk in the right manner.

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The adapter cable is for both the power and the MB connections. Since the hard drive is not shown in the BIOS, how did you connect it?

Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Beedub on November 10, Beedub Topic Starter Posts 91 Percent: I have several data drives around that I satw swap in and out of the startech holder. I made a cd with the following files on it: December 14th, Charlie Tame, Nov 14, Before posting on our computer help forum, you must register.

Maxtor and it’s max blast did not work at all, as far as formatting or identifying the drive.