Re: WinXP installation impossible with Asus K8V SE Deluxe and SATA drive ?
- From: "zara" <zspook213@xxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 29 Aug 2005 14:25:02 -0400
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> Sebastien C. wrote:
>> I sent an email to the Asus support but no reply yet, so maybe
>> someone here knows what the trick is..
>> I just assembled a PC for a friend with Asus K8V SE Deluxe (Bios
>> 1008.002), Sempron 3000+, 512 Mb Kingston and a Maxtor 80 Gb 8 Mb
>> SATA drive.
>> While installing XP, it needs me to specify the SATA driver pressing
>> F6. That's working good, the disk is recognized, and i can format it.
>> But just after this, XP asks again for the driver telling it can't
>> find the ulsata.sys file... the floppy disk is good, i tried another
>> one, the floppy drive is good (i also tried another one). I tried to
>> change the bios settings using the RAID fonctionnality to make an
>> array with only one disk. So i use the corresponding driver while
>> pressing F6. It works the same (format possible, but its go on asking
>> the driver while it's present in the drive).
>> I tried with Bios 1008.002 and 1007, no difference...
>> I tried with the WinXP CD from a friend (with no service pack) and
>> just after specifying the correct driver with the F6 button, it
>> doesn't see any drive, so i can't format and install XP..
>> Is there a working driver for the SATA controler for this mainboard ?
>> Or does it mean, we absolutely need to use a XP SP2 CD to make the
>> installation ?
>> PS : the system was freezing randomly before i upgrade to bios
>> 1008.002, now it's stable
>> PS2: Maxtor drive successfuly passed the test from Maxtor utility
>> PS3: RAM was also tested successfully with Memtest86
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