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my motherboard wont find my new sata HD and i cant download the drivers??

post #1 of 11
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its a biostar NF520-A2
i just installed my new sata dvd-rw drive and its working fine, but i cant install my new sata hard drive
i go to biostars website, and i find the driver i need, but i keep getting this error, and i cant click on anything else to change it



vista ultimate x64 btw
post #2 of 11
Well your telling it to put the drives on a floppy drive do you have one in the pc try c:\\sata it should make a folder on c drive named sata.
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You need to format the HDD. Go to your Control Panel-Administrative Tools-Computer Management-Disk Management then format it.
    
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post #4 of 11
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no i dont have a floppy drive, never had one

the thing is i cant change it, i try clicking on it and nothing happens
am i screwed?

my pc didnt even find the new HD lol so i cant
post #5 of 11
Well your PC won't see it in My Computer, but it should see it in Disk Management.
    
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post #6 of 11
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ooo lol thanks, ok i found it, but i dont know how to format it, is it under another name?
post #7 of 11
Right click on the disk (anywhere in the box where it says 232.88 GB Unallocated space) and select partition.
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post #8 of 11
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/309000

"How to format a basic volume"
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post #9 of 11
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what about clicking on new simple volume?


and can i move everything on my 160GB HD to my 250GB HD? like vista 64 and all my programs and files? i dont feel like installing vista again
post #10 of 11
yeah, that will work.
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