What do you see happening on-screen? The only thing I knew I needed to do to try and solve it was to slow down the computer so that I had time to hit the appropriate buttons. The screen should then change to Windows Setup with a blue background. Help answer threads with 0 replies. Edited by jpd, 25 September – DMA seems to be disabled on the disk.

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Unlike the other motherboards in this review, there is no southbridge cooler, but there is a passive heatsink on the northbridge.

Ok, I have updated the bios to Lets know how you get on. TechSpot is dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users.

Sta hope you all find this information useful I’m pretty sure my “cure” will never end up on Microsoft’s troubleshooting web site!

ASUS A7N8X-E Deluxe SATA issue

Depending on what Service Pack is already on the installation CD, you may need to download the stand-alone Service Pack installation files from Microsoft. What I’ve discovered deluxd performing these operations is that my problem is not unique–there are lots of people on this and other web sites looking for a cure to this particular predicament.

If you mean FDD then I have no such device.

Disable level 1 and level 2 cache really important. But this problem threw me for a loop.


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Track this discussion and email me when there are updates. The fact that Windows Setup is not finding any hard disk drive leads me to ask about the history of that GB HDD, and its current state. You currently have javascript disabled.

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I will check back tomorrow with another chapter in this Mary Shelley style thriller. If you wish that level of assistance, then I would ask that you learn how satx take digital pics of what you are seeing on-screen and post them on the forum so that I can see exactly what you are seeing.

If you deouxe not already done so, download all the latest drivers for the A7N8X-E Deluxe motherboard from the Asus website and have them ready to use on a CD or flashdrive immediately after the installation of Windows XP. I’d prefer to do a fresh install rather than bring over all the trash I have the registry. I’d be happy to a7n8ex get the GB drive going. Asus decided to spend their value-add-ins on the software and on the wireless network card.


I tried both installs with same results. These fan headers are a little close to the AGP slot.

I have been reading some old threads looking for answers to my problem. Hit f6 when asked, install drivers from floppy when asked, then the set up continues. Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? Using the site is easy and fun. Please elaborate on the circumstance in which the “drive is still not seen”. The rear panel features a full set of stereo connections for complete 5. I would also need detailed info on exactly what you are doing to go along with the pics.

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I have the raptor on SATA-1 since its the boot. I have read other threads that have said what files I need, and I have the newest files on the floppy. Boot to the windows disk. I assume at this point they had the drivers dfluxe loaded.