You might also check the SATA cable since they tend to break rather easily and that is a frequent cause for these types of problems. Your manual will tell you how to do that also. Those boards usually have bios settings that must be set right in order to recognize SATA drives. Hi, I think you need to look at the motherboard again to check the model number. If your connection were to fail during an Internet flash, you would likely have a dead system.
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Remember to backup saha current bios image before flashing. You might also check the SATA cable since they tend to break rather easily and that is a frequent cause for these types of problems.
Gigabyte lists three models in their support: Only use the “not through the Internet” method as described in 4. March 29, So, testing and back up of that drive is critical. Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.
SATA DRIVES NOT RECOGNISED IN BIOS FOR GIGABYTE GA K8VM800 MOTHERBOARD
Samsung SyncMaster – 15 inches Network Card: This kind of problem is almost always the result of the drive being slow to spin up on a cold boot. So, I think we are dealing with a different model motherboard. Download PCWizard, an excellent free utility, from here: If the drive is not spinning up properly, the bios cannot access the drive when it is ready to turn over the system boot to the drive. March 26, So, that drive should be tested. If your connection were to fail during an Internet flash, you would likely have a gigabjte system.
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March 30, Those boards usually have bios settings that must be set ga-k8mv800m in order to recognize SATA drives. I could see this on the mother board. Go to the drive manufacturer’s site and download their diagnostics and test the drive.
You may also need this utility: Grab those for me. Hi, I think you need to look at the motherboard again to check the model gigabyt. I have a spare sata hard disk.
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If you leave the battery out for about 15 minutes with the system unplugged from the wall, that will clear your current bios settings and may fix the problem without needing to reflash the bios. HI Thanks for the reply. gigabyt
Hi, the latest bios can be downloaded from here: If I change the cables and then try again, it works. The BIOS document tells you how to do that. March 31, First the IDE drive.
You might try installing a fresh motherboard battery first. The bios prevents hard drive access until the drive is spinning at its’ rated speed.
You really have two different issues. That will tell you if the drive is failing. Slow spinup times is often a sign that the drive is gigabte, and will fail shortly.