Serial ATA

  sirles1 22:01 31 May 2008
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I need help! Is there anyone out there who can help me??

I treated myself to a Samsung SH-S203 DVD writer which has a serial ATA interface. My motherboard is microstar K72NG-ILSR which has 2 Serial ATA ports. I downloaded the ATA driver on to my PC(XP Pro) before installing the hardware then whilst booting up I noticed the driver was installed but then the PC froze for about a minute before continuing booting up. I checked the hardware device and noticed the hardware is not recognised.
There was no software for the hardware.
DFoes anyone have a solution to my problem or is it because my motherboard is old hat??
Thanks

  brundle 22:13 31 May 2008

Enabled SATA controller in the BIOS?

  brundle 22:15 31 May 2008

Checked to see if your board supports SATA and SATA2? The drive may have jumpers to keep it at SATA1 speeds (150mb/s), optical drives don't even get near that so it may not. Check the board is set to SATA1 if necessary.

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