But after reboot I get and error message that says no hdd or something. I recently bought a new SATA drive and have been growing increasingly frustrated trying to get the thing to work. Sign In Become an Icrontian. I’ve read through both of those threads, and posted in one of them. Strangely, however, my entire system hung when I tried to bench it using HD Tach. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: Hope this helps a few frustrated NF7-S folks

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Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: Here’s what I have posted on the Atomic Forums: Aug abiy Aug I load them again and again and again and If you run in to a problem, it is possible that the hard drive is screwy. I believe the NF7-S v2 has the Sil controller.

ABIT NF7-S – 2.0 – motherboard – ATX – Socket A – nForce2 SPP

Test your internet connection. Then, the HDD wouldn’t be recognized during the next boot, despite the fact that I had set “First boot device: I’ve discovered heaps of other ppl with the same problem as mine and it’s seems to be something to do with the bios rald the onboard SATA controler.


If abiit do a hard cold reboot then the device will be detected again. This is the link http: Bookmarks Bookmarks Facebook Twitter Digg del.

Is there an option to boot from SCSI? The time now is I basically just wanted to use the thing for storage while still running off my existing Win XP installation.

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If I check the event viewer after such a freeze there are generally system errors like the SI controller did not respond in the timeout qbit, or the hard drive was removed from the system without first being prepared for removal. This is my IDE driver: For some reason a format did once work but afterwards whenever i tried using the hard drive I would experience the same freezing anytime from instantly to about 10minutes during use.

It seems my joy has come to an end once more.

As for SCSI devices. What are your favorite nnf7-s food and beverages? The non raid drivers i got from silicon image don’t seem to work for me. You’re probably saying “WTF Digi!? This is my Device Panel: Sign In or Register to comment.


Abit NF7-S SATA (non raid) freeze

Powered with ill-gotten helium. Then format the drive there, isntead of using disk manager.

How fast is your internet? Two questions abou this: But this would eliminate all software issues. Incredibly, I seem to have solved the problem.

Seems to be no way for me to have the single SATA as a primary master Best I can do is have it as a secondary at least it’s not a papper weight After this I generally have to reboot my computer.

It only has options for raid settup or repair stripped or mirrored set Sign In Become an Icrontian.