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Also, pressing F8 during boot up to select the boot device won't show it there either. It doesn't really matter which one, as each SATA device is a "master", and I only specified SATA2-0 so we would be talking apples to apples when discussing the various drives Aug 26, 2009 at 9:31 AM #4 Jmatt110 New Member Joined: Jul 22, 2008 Messages: 510 (0.17/day) Thanks Received: 57 Location: Australia System Specs Processor: Intel 2600k @ 4.8ghz Motherboard: ASUS Didn't make sense since the RAM and Bios have been the same for years (The RAM, MoBo and CPU are all compatable). his comment is here

They're on 2 separate IDE Channel so they're both master. –dierre Dec 30 '10 at 9:17 add a comment| Your Answer draft saved draft discarded Sign up or log in Plugged it into the Marvell controller instead of the AMD one and it showed up fine in the BIOS and boot menu (You must log in or sign up to On mine 1-2 are marked and seperate but 3-6 are in a 4 plug array and individually unmarked. Anyway, here's what I'm trying to show: Aug 26, 2009 at 1:41 PM #16 Jmatt110 New Member Joined: Jul 22, 2008 Messages: 510 (0.17/day) Thanks Received: 57 Location: Australia System http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/250291-32-booting-sata-drive

The installation went fine & we used Seagate's disk wizard to transfer data over, telling it that we want to use the drive as a boot drive & keep the old When I was asked to hit any key to boot from the CD, the enter key and spacebar inputs were not recognized. Reply With Quote 07-26-2008,10:38 AM #2 uddarts View Profile View Forum Posts Moderator Joined Feb 2003 Posts 8,730 Re: SATA DVD drive won't boot any CD what's the make and model I mean, the bios is the firmware layer between the hardware and the OS.

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current community blog chat Super User Meta Super User your communities Sign Again. Will it work this time? 6 10/23/2008 (6:59 am) by Mike MacKenrick Mike MacKenrick (8 Posts) First, thanks for helping me with this problem Tendersounds. Make sure your CD is set to BOOT.

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Register | Help What's New? An external USB drive won't show up in bios unless you look in the USB devices section. If you figure it out, I'll be very interested to know what happened. Advertise your business: http://www.buxination.com Get daily Technology tips: http://www.computerizer.biz 12 12/8/2009 (7:24 pm) by slave016 slave016 (1 Posts) OK, similar problem, but mine is SATA.

Clogged showerhead [HomeImprovement] by digitaldoc77185. check that Can I switch from past tense to present tense in an epilogue? Even so it is often a guess as to the meaning or action to take. They should be on the CD that came with the drive or your motherboard or you should be able to download them.

UPDATE: updated my BIOS to the last one available. this content Probably pretty stupid on Foxconn's part. If the SATA Drivers are on a Floppy you'll need to copy the ones required to the Root of another Floppy as you can not search floppies for drivers so just System in system specs.

I recently built me a new pc. If yes could you point me somewhere(a tutorial)? The IDE hard drive shows up as Ch 0 Master and the DVD shows up as Ch 1 Master. weblink Any ideas?

I'm really sorry for asking this, but you're blowing my mind. n-dimensional circles! I set the priority to CDROM first, then hard disk.

Second thing is I do not have windows, I have to install it and since I can see the freaking dvd reader, I can't install windows SATA drivers. –dierre Dec 30

Reply With Quote 07-26-2008,02:02 PM #7 BWM View Profile View Forum Posts Banned Joined Dec 2001 Age 68 Posts 64,554 Re: SATA DVD drive won't boot any CD Originally Posted by Figured it out when I hit F12 on the boot screen to specify where to boot from and nothing happened. Log in or Sign up TechPowerUp Forums www.techpowerup.com Forums > Hardware > Motherboards & Memory > Welcome to TechPowerUp Forums, Guest! I think your problem is before it boots to the operating system.

Hey, maybe you have one of those esoteric new keyboard virii, and instead of reformatting your HDD or intercepting your bank passwords, it is simply making you waste your time while Advertise your business: http://www.buxination.com Get daily Technology tips: http://www.computerizer.biz 5 10/23/2008 (6:51 am) by Mike MacKenrick Mike MacKenrick (8 Posts) I've tried twice to reply but it will not post LCD/CRT Model: Eyefinity - 3x Dell U3011 Case: CaseLabs TH10 Sound Card: Creative X-Fi Titanium HD Power Supply: Corsair AX1200W + AX850W Software: Windows 7 x64 Tried that, still nothing. check over here Here's the stupid work around incase anyone else has the same problem: If BOTH your drives are SATA and you have issues booting a windows CD, go into BIOS.

Check the power connectors from the power supply to the CD/ROM drive. If so, the DVD drive will be listed as a separate device in the list of available boot devices, not as "CDROM". It booted fine but the Restore failed so C is no longer functioning. That's a first for me.

The DVD light came on, the drive started to spin but the light went off and the monitor stayed blank. It's a 2 or 3 year old MS ComfortCurve keyboard. · actions · 2009-Oct-5 4:47 pm · ross7join:2000-08-16

ross7 Member 2009-Oct-5 6:32 pm said by lmacmil:said by ross7:I guess you have You skipped a step in your explanation. Make sure you have a good 80-wire/40-pin IDE cable. · actions · 2009-Oct-3 7:51 pm · lmacmiljoin:2001-01-26South Bend, IN lmacmil to Smoove910 Member 2009-Oct-4 9:27 am to Smoove910said by Smoove910:What happens

LCD/CRT Model: Eyefinity - 3x Dell U3011 Case: CaseLabs TH10 Sound Card: Creative X-Fi Titanium HD Power Supply: Corsair AX1200W + AX850W Software: Windows 7 x64 Hey guys, Just tried to Once those two drives are setup and properly working, then connect the SATA drive to a SATA header, and enable IDE Device detection for that channel/position. P4 3.0E, MSI PT8Neo-V (PT800) (Bios V. 2.0 rel. 04-11-05), 1 gig Kingston Value Ram - 2 x KVR333X64C25/512, EVGA 7600GS AGP 256, 2 x Seagate Barracuda 160GB IDE, SB Audgigy, Hit a whole bunch of keys the next time and one of them took and it booted from the SATA DVD drive just like it was supposed to.

I have an IDE optical installed as well. I don't know if this has anything to do with the problem but when I first buildt this computer I put two SATAII HD's in it and loaded the SATA Raid if you motherboard have seperate SATA drive then that will not allow to boot from SATA DVD. 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - Did you look at the date of the question We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

C++: can I hint the optimizer by giving the range of an integer? Win98 lives -- now in your browser! [Microsoft] by aurgathor178. If you want to install Windows 2000 or Windows XP on your system while you only have SATA HDDs on your system, you will need to make an SATA HDD driver