• SATA AHCI driver AMD processor

    I have a client machine here it's a HP Pavilion dv6-1210sa Win Vista Installed I need to downgrade it to XP but in the BIOS there is no option to Disable SATA Can anyone tell me where I can find the  SATA AHCI driver for this AMD computer Please Two days now searching and and found nothing that...

    shanekearney810 pointsBadges:
  • Advice about upgrade Hard Drives from 250Gb each to 2Tb each in DELL PowerEdge2900

    Hello World; At the business we looking to upgrade hard drives for DELL PowerEdge2900, currently having 8 hard drives SATA @250Gb each (used only 7) under RAID5 (one hard drive not configured) Client wants to upgrade Hard Drives to SATA 2Tb each for the 7 drive without killing RAID5, and without an...

    Naderiznait25 pointsBadges:
  • RAID 0 with an Internal and External Drive?

    I was wondering if I could be able to set up my default hard drive and a new external hard drive for RAID 0. My internal disk drive is a ST3160815AS ATA Device (149 GB, IDE). And I have a My Passport Essential 500 GB USB 2.0 Portable External Hard Drive WDBAAA5000AD6-NESN. Will I be able to have a...

    DrApocalypse5 pointsBadges:
  • Add new hard drive in ESXi 4

    I've installed ESXi 4 on a 40gb ATA drive.  I've also added two 1tb Hitachi SATA drives using the controller on an ASUS M4A785-M motherboard.  How do I format those two drive to make them available as datastores for virtual machines?

    Glbetts5 pointsBadges:
  • Burn in Test data verify failure

    I have a crate of 40gb hard drives that I need to stress test. I have a registered copy of Burn in Test by Passmark I'm using to test the hardware. I've run a few through already and 2 out of 3 are failing due to "Data Verify Failures". The help text that came with BiT aren't very specific. On the...

    Lemonjello100 pointsBadges:
  • SATA Hard Drive on Win 2003 Server

    We have a Win 2003 Server with 2 SATA drives. I have a 750 gig SATA drive that I want to install in it. This drive was satisfactorily formatted (NTFS) on another machine. But the server won't recognize it, in spite of their being 3 unused SATA ports on the motherboard. I've tried different ports...

    Britinga425 pointsBadges:
  • Installing Win XP on SATA drive system

    Our school was given some used computers that have one or two SATA drives installed, with Win 2000 Server. The computers boot OK, but I want to reformat the drives and install XP Pro. However, when I boot from the XP CD, it tells me that "setup cannot find any hard drives" on the system. what must...

    Britinga425 pointsBadges:
  • Can I use a Pc with a fast Sata Drive as a terminal server

    I have 2 hp terminal servers each running windows 2003, with exchange. Each has a hard drive of 35 GB. We have over 30 thin clients being serviced by these servers . We have now 20 new users and will need another terminal server. Can I use a PC with a fast sata drive as the terminal server. If so...

    Alanyegambaram15 pointsBadges:
  • What voltages are required for SATA 12v?

    I have a SATA drive that does not write what voltages are required for SATA 3.3v/5v/12v, as I have only 3.3v and 5v not the 12v. Do I have to chase pins 5/6 on the data bus to find the problem?

    SearchStorageATE215 pointsBadges:
  • SATA controller manufacturers

    Who makes SATA controllers such as those in the new CFast cards?

    SearchStorageATE215 pointsBadges:
  • SATA DRIVES – FRYS OR MY RESELLER?

    WHY IS IT THAT SATA DISK DRIVES ARE CHEAPER PER GB AT RETAIL STORES OVER THE MANUFACTURER? I THINK I KNOW BUT WANT SOMEONE ELSE' OPINION.

    Lefox5 pointsBadges:
  • ECC6.0 QA & Dev on SATA HDD

    Can we use ECC6.0 QA & Dev on SATA HDD in Virtualized Enviornment?

    AmrutG5 pointsBadges:
  • HDDs for VMWare ESXi 3.5

    I'm about to purchase a new server to run VMWare ESXi 3.5 The specs are: Intel SR2500 Server with RAID SR2500ALLXR 2x Intel Xeon Quad 5420 CPU 12GB DDR2 667 ECC REG RAM 2 extra Intel SR2500 Server with RAID SR2500ALLXR @$ 3,850 +GST 1x Intel Xeon Quad 5420 CPU 12GB DDR2 667 ECC REG RAM 2 extra...

    TheITChick20 pointsBadges:
  • SATA hard drive, unable to get it to work in my computer.

    Can it be a problem with my power supply that the BIOS detects it now and then (most of the time NOT!) I cannot understand THIS. The drive receive power -it spins! SOMEONE PLEASE HELP!! all of the drive cables was now replaced. The drive work on other computers -NOT ON MYN!

    Dion40 pointsBadges:
  • Sata drive hijacking the boot process?

    I tried installing a Sata drive as a secondary drive (to the existing IDE). First I could not get the onboard Sata connections to work, so installed a Sata card. After wrestling with drivers, it was finally up & running....but apparently wants to take over as soon as Windows (XP sp3) starts to...

    AndreaF9,420 pointsBadges:
  • Storage System

    Dear Experts, I am evaluating storage solution for my office application running on MS SQL/Oracle/Exchange 2003 etc. As usual, the only two big players in the market are HP & IBM. IBM proposed N5200/N3700 to HP EVA4000. As far as I understand, the N5200/N3700 is a IPSAN compare to EVA4000 of FC...

    Anthony22170 pointsBadges:
  • Looking for NAS solution

    I have a number of IDE drives (between 250GB - 500GB) that I have out grown over the years. I was curious whether anyone is aware of a NAS (100/GB Int) device or similar chasis / enclosure (USB/Firewire) that accepts IDE drives and is affordable? I would prefer to have all three connections. I need...

    ITKE364,150 pointsBadges:
  • IDE – SATA drive combo

    I followed the discussion about putting IDE drives into a system with SATA drives. I've done this successfully, but on one machine (Win XP Pro), the system constantly reboots if an IDE drive is attached to the cable marked 'slave'. I removed the jumper according the instructions on the drive. Is...

    Britinga425 pointsBadges:
  • Install IDE drive as slave on a Vista Dual Core Processor w/SATA primary drive

    First: Got a new Vista machine (pentium Dual Core Processor) w/SATA hard drive. Want to install a 5 year old 40 gig Western Digital IDE drive as a slave for storage. The motherboard has what looks like a connection for an IDE drive. The connection on the board is blue to match the blue end of the...

    Brenger170 pointsBadges:
  • BIOS detects SATA drive but I cannot see it on the Win XP computer

    The BIOS detects my SATA drive but I cannot see it in my computer once in Windows XP. What might be the problem?

    SearchStorageATE215 pointsBadges:

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