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How do I reinstall si3112r.sys driver?

Posted on 2006-05-19
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I have been experiencing lots of blue screens of death, with si3112r.sys driver implicated. I am able to boot up in safe mode, but in normal mode there is the BSOD before I get chance to change anything. Now, I was advised that the problem was with the driver, and it should be replaced. In device manager, if I try to reinstall the driver I get the message that the existing driver is ok, and I cant work out what to do. Do I uninstall the driver first?. I tried renaming the existing (corrupt?) driver xxxxxx.old and copied the driver over from a floppy, but the result was my machine wouldnt boot up at all in either safe mode or normal. Can someone please advise me what to do. Thanx. N.
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si3112r.sys is SATA HDD driver. It looks like you have a problem with your HDD. Try to use another SATA cable or another SATA port. Try to check HDD on another comp.
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Hi Thanks Silentez. I have transferred the drive to another PC, and it wont boot at all (It appears as master on channel 5 in the bios at start up). I have tried exchanging cables, and using another port. I have tried system restore, and that fails too. Eachtime I boot I get as far as the final seconds when the desktop appears for a second or two, and then the blue screen. I got my data off it by setting it up as the second drive in another machine. All went well with the data transfer. Thanks. N.
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thanks for your advice guys, but I've decided to ditch this mobo. I have been p_____d off with it from day one. KV8-SE ought to be a swear word! N.
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