hi!I have an athlon64 3200+ and assus k8n-e deluxe mobo,i also have a wd 80gb ide.Recently i bougth an hdd maxtor 160gb sata.The problem is that my system recognizes the new hdd(maxtor)as a flash disc!!!I tried to change it from bios but i could't...I tried to stop the wd function and the system can't boot from the maxtor!Can anyone help me with my problem?
Re: hardware problems
13 years 11 months ago #7980
Make sure that the SATA disk is plugged into one of the two primary connectors located at the centre of the MOBO, and not in one of the 4 SATA RAID connectors at the bottom - see pg 2-22 of your manual.
Also make sure you have at least XP SP1 preferably SP2 installed