YET ANOTHER SATA LOADING PROBLEM

  Eke 21:04 17 Aug 2004
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Have installed new ASUS K8V SE Deluxe with a WD 160gb sata drive (plus various other new components). The HDD is not recognised in the bios (usual problem) No HDD installation disc was included however i have been on WD website for assistance and I am confident my installation is correct, though none of their FAQ solve my problem. Have tried the M/B cdrom but no joy. No O/S is installed because the HDD isn't recognised to load onto and when i do try with XP cd, hitting key F6 doesn't appear to activate the driver installation facility.
Please HELP! I have wasted nearly all PM and eve trying all sorts and am at that point where its going thru the window shortly!

  Eke 15:39 16 Sep 2004

My new drive turned out to be "dead on arrival" so it would never have worked. A new one has been received from the supplier on recommendation from the manufacturer. Hopefully I will have more success with this one.
Thanks to those who have contributed responses to my problems.

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