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Governing Guns, Preventing Plunder: So I had to buy a floppy drive: When powering up, and the bios detects first the boot drive and then the data drive it calls them VIA’s. Without it I would have taken a sledgehammer to my motherboard. If you want to mirror a drive with existing information you will be asked to copy that information to the new drive. How do I do it exactly?

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Thread Tools Show Printable Version. Insert the floppy disk you created earlier, and load the first driver on the list. I tried unpluging any other hardware leaving only the basic hardware components, same problem.

I’ve tried using the promise ports in a non-RAID configuration and never got it to work. Aufregende Ansichten einer Stadt German Edition.

Asus A8V Deluxe Promise RAID Controller @#$%@!

Any Asus gurus out there know if this is possible? That worked but now my OS is slowly corrupting itself. The performance isn’t as good anyway so unless you need 3 or more SATA ports, avoid it.

I have been studying a little the BAD!! I only have the Asus drivers I have download from their website as my original motherboard rraid up and this Asus A8V Deluxe was installed as a replacement. Sorry to but in here but not sure where to make a new post.


Went right in the first time.

Antec Sonata Case Original. Another prerequisite will be identical sizes of HDD’s so if the drives are recognised under ‘View Drive Assignments’ but you cannot build the Array s as wished then this will very likely be the reason.

Lets look at it. Hoepfully this will help people.

Promise Fastrack SATA controller, Asus A8V Deluxe and Windows 7 – Microsoft Community

Either way, the risk of data loss in RAID-0 is higher than with a single drive. I am now trying to install win98 to a sata hard drive on this motherboard.

Just for reference the driver you would use is here: I hope I included enough information to answer my questions, but if not, please let me know of any other info that would be helpful in addressing my current problems. Originally Posted by tuskenraider.

Promise Fastrack 378 SATA controller, Asus A8V Deluxe and Windows 7

I have an a8v deluxe. You will want to get the latest chipset and storage driver packages from the VIA siteinstead of using the older ones on the Asus site.

If this site is slow, or is having problems, you can also use our download mirror site:. Problem The os is set up fine,on maxtor gb sata2 System occasionally cant find os On investigation mobo has reverted to the wd hdd ide as primary boot device.


I have installed the SATA raid drivers during the windows xp installation by pressing F6 etc, however when I finish the installation it is still saying that I have no hard drives installed.

We recommend using the latest available drivers when configuring your RAID controller. The mobo is an A8V Deluxe. Press [Tab] to enter setup, then delete all of the existing arrays. Yes, and the fact that the two drives are mismatched in several areas as well, differing make and model, capacity, firmware, cache size. On page Xi they state in the Storage section: Format it and normally things should work.

A well written easy to follow guide if only id have used google first rather than yahoo. Joined Dec Age 70 Posts 64, Did you manage to fix this problem Eugene? Practically this means that a HDD which is not recognised on BIOS level will definitely not be recognised by windows whereas the opposite may be true e.