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how to get motherboard to read SATA hard drive

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by bbssk4, Oct 29, 2008.

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  1. bbssk4

    bbssk4 Thread Starter

    Oct 29, 2008
    Hello i have a custom built computer with MSI PM8M-V class v mother board and cannot get it to read my SATA hard drive. I have had this computer running before from the help of a no more available friend. I remember having to do something with a floppy driver and now tried to boot from the floppy i thought would do it but does not work any suggestions?
  2. leroys1000

    leroys1000 Banned

    Aug 15, 2007
    You need to put the SATA drivers on a floppy.
    Press F6 when prompted to install SCSI or raid drivers early
    during the loading of the windows CD.
    It will prompt for the drivers.
    Follow the instructions.
    The sata drivers can be downloaded from the manufacturer website,
    or are on the motherboard CD.
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