Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. Follow this and you will be set AHCI: If it will, that pretty much indicates the hardware and BIOS are functioning. Sun Mar 22, 6: Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site.

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2 storage configuration, 3 ahci configuration, Storage configuration -10 – Asus P6T SE User Manual

This thread is locked. I originally had Win 7 and upgraded to Win 10 and have even eliminated all of the files pertaining to the Win 7 installation after seeing that everything worked properly in Win I have the same question 0. Now, you could just get an SATA drive and be done with it, but in case you’re still wanting to troubleshoot, try an older 40 wire IDE cable. I keep the pc out of the living room. But now my old hard drive will not boot until I change the Bios back to treat Sata as IDE, so is this not going to work or will I have to change the bios each time I need access to my old drive.


Check the BIOS to see if the controller’s enabled.

PATA dvd drive not recognized by Asus P6T….

You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. Laguna Hills Southern California. Dec 8, Posts: Find More Posts by bigmck. Did this solve your problem? Sorry this didn’t help. It was also interesting that they used the Sata 3 ive 4 connections for the HD and the front ESata connection instead of Sata 1 and Sata 2.

Originally Posted by sam The motherboard certainly wouldn’t recgonize any devices.

PATA dvd drive not recognized by Asus P6T – Ars Technica OpenForum

Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit. I have the cable orientated correctly. By chance have you checked the orientation of the PATA cable?

If the BIOS doesn’t see the drive when the controller is set to Auto detect, and you know the drive’s working, I’d have to think the board may be defective. I loaded the BIOS default and the drive was still not recognized.


To get maximum performance should i install windows on SSD? Sat Mar 21, 7: Follow this and you will be set AHCI: I called Asus tech support this morning and determined what I had feared, that the IDE connection was trashed.

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. Sun Mar 22, Ignatious Ars Praetorian Registered: Now I have to see how CyberpowerPC is going to deal with this.

The time now is I also tried two different 80 pin IDE cables. All times are GMT Well I don’t want to be without a pc to work on photo stuff and video editing for another weeks.

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