Solved

sata problem

Posted on 2004-03-28
6
279 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-03
my bios and win xp are not recognizing my seagate sata drive,
i am completely lost how do i fix this?

mobo: biostar k8nha pro
0
Comment
Question by:kakkazan
  • 3
  • 2
6 Comments
 
LVL 67

Expert Comment

by:sirbounty
ID: 10700275
Looks like there's a BIOS update as of 19/03/04 - check it out: http://www.biostar-usa.com/mbdownloads.asp?model=k8nha+pro
0
 

Author Comment

by:kakkazan
ID: 10701007
ok i downloaded the drivers
do i extract them to a floppy?
0
 
LVL 67

Expert Comment

by:sirbounty
ID: 10701013
Yes
0
What Should I Do With This Threat Intelligence?

Are you wondering if you actually need threat intelligence? The answer is yes. We explain the basics for creating useful threat intelligence.

 

Author Comment

by:kakkazan
ID: 10701020
ok the reason i wasnt to be careful is that im building a system for the first time and i didnt think id need another floppy for the new on, so every time i want to use the floppy i have to take it out of the old pc and install it in the new one. is there anything else i should know before i switch over?

thanks again for all the help
0
 

Author Comment

by:kakkazan
ID: 10701092
i tried the disk but when i tried to f6 it, it said to insert the manufacturers disk and press enter. i just pressed enter and it repeated the same message. i downloaded the file from the url you gave me and extracted it to the floppy. Any suggestions ? thanks
0
 
LVL 6

Accepted Solution

by:
tapkep earned 500 total points
ID: 10716481
To update BIOS:
1. Download new BIOS data from http://www.biostar-usa.com/mbdownloads.asp?model=k8nha+pro (as mentioned by sirbounty). ftp://ftp.biostar-usa.com/bios/K8NHA PRO/NHA0319.BFP is a good choice :)
2. Read the instructions how to update bios http://www.biostar-usa.com/bioshelp.asp
3. Copy downloaded BIOS file to floppy disk, reboot computer, enter BIOS, write down any necessary information (after update most values will be reset to default); select 'Upgrade BIOS'.

BTW, make sure, that SATA controler is enabled in BIOS (it looks like you have only PATA enabled). Also, have you connected power to your HDD? You need 2 cables - one for data and one for power.
0

Featured Post

Free Gift Card with Acronis Backup Purchase!

Backup any data in any location: local and remote systems, physical and virtual servers, private and public clouds, Macs and PCs, tablets and mobile devices, & more! For limited time only, buy any Acronis backup products and get a FREE Amazon/Best Buy gift card worth up to $200!

Join & Write a Comment

Don't buy such-and-such disk drives, they are not reliable!    Boy, how many times have we read a post from a well-meaning person who had some bad experiences with a drive and now they exclaim the entire company's products can't be trusted.  First, …
Lets start to have a small explanation what is VAAI(vStorage API for Array Integration ) and what are the benefits using it. VAAI is an API framework in VMware that enable some Storage tasks. It first presented in ESXi 4.1, but only after 5.x sup…
This video teaches viewers how to encrypt an external drive that requires a password to read and edit the drive. All tasks are done in Disk Utility. Plug in the external drive you wish to encrypt: Make sure all previous data on the drive has been …
This Micro Tutorial will teach you how to reformat your flash drive. Sometimes your flash drive may have issues carrying files so this will completely restore it to manufacturing settings. Make sure to backup all files before reformatting. This w…

707 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

12 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now