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System halted at that stage. Then I found old versions of sil3112 bios doesn't support big hard drives(over 500G?). One of the settings you need to change is under "Advanced Bios Features" > "Bootable PCI device." You need to select Serial ATA which is disabled as default. Where to Buy ABIT AN7 - motherboard - ATX - Socket A - nForce2 Ultra 400 Part Number: AN7-GURU Visit manufacturer site for details. navigate here

While performing a low level format in the SATA Bios the system gets to 5% complete and locks up. Maybe I'll be bold and put in another SATA, but not pushing my luck. By doing so I installed the drivers that came with the motherbords (Silicon Image 3112 for Windows XP) However after doing that I pressed continue and it says that there was Thoroughly recommend your solution and kudos for coming up with it! 12-02-2009, 05:10 AM #12 killuall Registered Member Join Date: Dec 2009 Posts: 1 OS: windows 7 I http://soggi.eu/motherboards/abit/AN7.htm

Press that key, then insert the SATA Driver Floppy that came with the motherboard, and choose the driver from the list. So far. :-) I flashed my AN7 board a few years back to get it up to rev 19, which as u know is the latest and last update Abit will Then the installer will detect the SATA drive.

I find this quite odd..Was this drive used as an OS drive, or storage? my main rig... No further comment is needed! Your name or email address: Do you already have an account?

I like Cookies! If it is an onboard controller thatn you should definitely be able to boot from the harddrive connected to this controller. Everything should work now By the way, I'm using a Hitachi (IBM) desktar, and it didn't have any master/slave settings on the back. maybe the board came with sata disabled via a jumper on the board.

good luck. CNET © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. Motherboards Oct 13, 2005 Does anyone use a single wd raptor sata drive on a A8V without issue? There is a floppy that came with the motherboard labelled SATA Driver Disk, but I cannot see any way to load the drivers without the OS??????

You can find more details in the text of a message I recently sent to ABIT-Europe support (in the Netherlands) that appears below. http://www.helpdrivers.com/motherboards/Abit/Socket_A/AN7/ Could it be that I'm doing something wrong? please flash it into eprom using tools from abit. After the Update, it recognized the size, but started to show NTLDR Missing.

I had been spending 5 hours trying to get my new Samsung 1Tb drive to work with my AN7 but no matter what I tried (including the latest BIOS from Abits check over here Thanks to my BIOS Savior I was able to revert to the original AN7 BIOS without consequences (but if a "normal" user has not the BIOS Savior installed he has to woohoo! U dah man!

Support list:Guru 1.00 ~ 1.24 (AI7, KV8-MAX3, AN7)Guru ~ (KV8-PRO)Guru ~ (AS8, AV8, AA8, AG8, AA8XE, AX8)Guru ~ (AA8 Fatal1ty)Guru ~ (AN8)Guru In that machine I have two IDE-ATAPI 500 GB HITACHI HDD's and two SATA 1 TB HITACHI HDD's; there is a number of OS'es installed (MS-DOS 6.22, MS-DOS 7.10, Windows 98, Initially I though it was a mismatch between sata1 and sata2 since ultrastar is sata2 and an7/built in sil3112 sata controller supports only sata1. his comment is here Motherboard Forums Forums > Archives > Archives > Hardware > Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Members Members Quick Links Notable Members Current Visitors Recent Activity New Profile Posts

That's all. I know you prob. Barrie Evans wrote: > I have just bought and assembled a new PC with the ABIT AN7 > motherboard and a single SATA HDD, however, when I tried to install >

Tool (updflash.exe) from silicon image handles only add-on controller on PCI cards.

Id be interested to see what you thought of the AN7. There is also a lot of info here. #2 ajemm, Jan 4, 2005 simian Junior Member Joined: Jan 25, 2005 Messages: 3 Likes Received: 0 I have the Abit AN7 This way you will get a faster, better response from the members on Motherboard Point. But of course my OS drive was 80GB...all WD drives too. 01-05-2010, 06:01 PM #14 knutta_s Registered Member Join Date: Jan 2010 Posts: 2 OS: OSX 10.5 and

Now to install the OS, you want to boot from CD, and while your setup is booting, at the bottom at some point you will get a message to press F6 The only use of this jumper block is to enable or disable power management for the drive. Yet to some people I still know nothing... weblink In these months I ran many tests on my AN7: not only I upgraded the BIOS by the one you sent me (the one that incorporates the SiliconImage SATA Bios V4.2.50),

I just bought 2 1T seagate drives from NewEgg only to find out, like you, that the sata bios locked up when displaying the size on my Abit AN7. Thanks to any with an idea. #1 Dyloot, Jan 4, 2005 Loading... I'm just glad it's worked. this command releases sata bios component from MB bios file. 'cbrom6 an7_19.bin /pci 4284.bin' this command integrates latest sata bios into MB bios file. 'cbrom6 an7_19.bin /d' double check 4284.bin is

So I thank you very very much for your assistance, Jos. I made a lot of tests by using Acronis DiskDirector 10 and Avanquest System Commander 9.04 and the results were always the same. It was a pleasure for me to have met you, Jos! So I recommend you all to use this version of SATA BIOS: in my opinion the later versions cause various problems concerning both the partition geometry and the system boot.

This OS Manager is installed in the first 2047MB FAT-16 partition (the so-called "MultiFAT partition") of the first IDE HDD and provides booting from any partition of the IDE and SATA I appriciate all you help if you can help me any more please let me know. I have made sure that SATA is enabled in the bios. At about 80% Win XP Setup gave me an error.

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