Sep edited Sep Only then can I start the windows settup routine.. Two questions abou this: No driver updates or bios updates were necessary. It only has options for raid settup or repair stripped or mirrored set After this I generally have to reboot my computer. But this would eliminate all software issues.

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I’ve read through both of those threads, and posted in one of them. Here’s what I have posted on the Atomic Forums: How fast is your internet? Thread Tools Show Printable Version. Powered with ill-gotten helium.

At last, I’ve found someone with exactly the same problem I’m wrestling with. This is my IDE driver: Basically the bios isn’t reading the SATA drive and therefore as far as it’s concerned it dosen’t exist. I have already updated the BIOS on my motherboard.

ABIT NF7-S – 2.0 – motherboard – ATX – Socket A – nForce2 SPP

I’ve let this loop continue three times, each time installing the SATA drivers when prompted. Bookmarks Bookmarks Facebook Twitter Digg del.

Try taking out your old harddrive then install SATA harddrive and windows then make your old harddrive slave and put it back in your computer. If I enable both the Raid bois takes over at boot and I’m told I don’t have enough hdd’s for this obviously as it’s reffering to a raid settup and I only have one SATA installed and if Nff7-s bomb out of that and continue to load the winsettup I get the nf7-w about no suitable media for insallation.


There are two options to enable or disable in bois to do with SATA.

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I’d appreciate any help from you guys also i honestly don’t believe the problem is heat, and my PSU should be able to handle this thing. If i do a hard cold reboot then the device will be detected again.

What are your favorite holiday food and beverages? Right now Nf-s not even sure what model of Si controller is on my board, let alone which driver to use. Icrontic — Home of the Big Beef Burrito sincefool.

Abit NF7-S SATA (non raid) freeze

Incredibly, I seem to have solved the problem. Strangely, however, my entire system hung when I tried to bench it using HD Tach. As for SCSI devices.

I recently bought a new Riad drive and have been growing increasingly frustrated trying to get the thing to work. Need Abit SLI shadow card!


Hi everyone, I’ve just solved a boot problem on my NF7-S 2.

It only has options for raid settup or repair stripped or mirrored set I simply took the driver CD which came with my motherboard, and from it I installed the Silicon Image drivers. Only then can I start the windows settup routine. Sign In Become an Icrontian.

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It’s not even yet. I’ve discovered heaps of other ppl with the same problem as mine and it’s seems to be something to do with the bios for the onboard SATA controler. Results 1 to 10 of Aug edited Aug Sign In or Register to comment. No driver updates or bios updates were necessary.