formating sata drive

  dirtyh 22:10 26 May 2003

im trying to set up a new pc with 1 sata hard drive,i cant get the bios to recognize it.
i have f/disked with win 98 floppy created partition and set active.
but xp will not load and drive is still not recognized.

idea's please.

  dirtyh 22:59 26 May 2003

well i found the answer press f6 while starting xp as if you want to load a raid setup,put the sata drivers on floppy in and press c.

that loads the sata drivers (not the raid setup)then xp starts up partition,then format bingo.

  powerless 23:01 26 May 2003

Western Digital Drive by any chance ;-)?

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

AMD Radeon Adrenalin release date, new features, compatible graphics cards

8 brilliant character artists speaking at Pictoplasma 2018

iMac Pro release date, UK price & specs

Football : comment regarder la Ligue 1 en direct ?