So apparently they selectively included drivers. The drive is plugged in to SATA 1. I am now trying to install win98 to a sata hard drive on this motherboard. Download the service packs and install them. What is making the bios do this??? Thank you for the awsome article!

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Joined Jan 30, Messages 46, The drive is a samsung spinpoint SPC Hope you can help, let me know if you need more info.

Asus A8V Deluxe gurus – help with SATA drives

Justin, I had hoped there was a do this 1, 2, 3 and away you go deluex. The sata drive is not picked up in the bios.

You want to use celuxe SATA connectors that are in back of the floppy connector. I don’t remember it being always in raid mode. Use the VIA drivers. If you need further assistance, contact Technical Support at M-F 8: Sep 30, 2.

Asus A8V Deluxe motherboard SATA setup – Avid Pro Audio Community

At this point, my hdd was recongized by the bios a good sign. Sep 30, 1. Asus A8V deluxe and win If it was not for your information here I would have literally thrown my SATA drive out the window and called it a day. If your system paused during the install, it will do so again when booting into Windows.


Sorry to but in here but not sure where to make a new post. Forums Search Forums Recent Posts. The drive is plugged in to SATA 1. Go back into the XP Install, hit F6, then S, and then insert the floppy, just choose the right driver it should be obvious. I have two more questions, the first one concerning the WD Raptor.

Now that I have this guide I can slipstream the install process with nlite. The only one that was still ok was my drive C which is fine but the other two seemed to have dropped off cpmpletely. Once you have the OS loaded download the updates from MS. A well written easy to follow guide if only id have used google first rather than yahoo. When I first bought this board I was so frustrated celuxe installed winxp on a 80gb maxtor ide drive and ghosted it to a serial ata delkxe.

BUT, I formated the drive as per the ‘s manual with 32k setting. Howdy, I have this board and it’s great. There is no support in the OS nor are there any drivers to enable it.


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. I know this isn’t hugely specific but I have never built a driver floppy for an A8V. I would be grateful for your help. But you probably mean where am I with the build.

Install SATA hdd on ASUS A8V Deluxe Motherboard

Justin K8V Se deluxe. Why did I type an A so many times????? We also recommend backing up any information you do not want to lose. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Thank de,uxe so very much for your information about this board and how to get sata drives working.