Hard drive not being recognised

  Tribal-Wolf 18:28 21 Jun 2004

I have a Asus SK8V M/board and was wondering if anyone knows why it does not detect the sata hard drives if it has been switched off for a while. I is ok if I use the prome on board sata controller but it has the problem if I use the on chip VIA controller.
As it boots much quicker from the on chip I would rather use this.
I have tried updating bios and fiddling with settings but it dont make a difference.
It detects the drives ok if you dont leave it off say overnight.

  Tribal-Wolf 23:54 21 Jun 2004

Just refreshing the thread in the hope of some help

  hugh-265156 00:00 22 Jun 2004

at a guess the cmos battery maybe needs changing maybe. are the rest of your bios settings retained?

  Tribal-Wolf 00:02 22 Jun 2004

Yep,other bios settings staying the same. The PC is brand new. Just dont want to send it back to Mesh if can help it.

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