Another prerequisite will be identical sizes of HDD’s so if the drives are recognised under ‘View Drive Assignments’ but you cannot build the Array s as wished then this will very likely be the reason. Similar help and support threads. Before upgrade, it took 16 minutes to execute. Were it not for those yellow marks, I could continue using it this way for normal tasks such as word processing, surfing the Net, E-Mail etc. First you might go to Device Manager , right click your hardware device in the list and select Update Driver Software ; then click Search automatically for updated driver software. It is there in bios and works if I boot into windows XP.

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Driver for Promise SATA TX2plus

Were promisd not for those yellow marks, I could continue using it this way for normal tasks such as word processing, surfing the Net, E-Mail etc. And it comes from THIS webpage! The first sign I have of this is that at the initial stage of booting, right after the Logo goes off the screen, I get this message: The info on how to paste snapshots is also much appreciated. The message “No device found, Bios not installed” has disappeared from my booting sequence and all yellow marks are gone in my Device Manager.

Win 8 Release candidate Along with this problem, I also have the issue with my OS reading said drives, as I gave up on having both raid options, and set them sara378 for raid0 performance and tried to install OS, I installed drivers as said from floppy, but XP still says cannot install it says it cannot find harddrive. My system is stable and works as is.


Of course you would need to setup the OS and the data according to the needs e.

I placed the promuse in an enclosure and connected it via USB. ASUS website doesnt have them Tempesta Here is where we could help you more if you fill in your system specs lower left corner because I dont know if you are 32 bit or 64m and ram, etc.

Problem with Promise SATA Device – Ars Technica OpenForum

I never knew what to do with that, now it will be useful. And last but not least one very important “detail” which troubled me quite a lot: Yet, when I read the description of that controller Item 15, page of the MB manual: Not sure if an OS would have proise that drive or not, as I didn’t even try that.

Crazygerman Thanks for the additional tips. Wednesday, October 7, 2: Promise TX2 tm Bios Version 1. I’m not sure if I’m lacking yet another needed satx378 to accomplish this, or if I just plugged things into wrong slots. The next recognition screen where my new drive is being detected, the top of the screen shows: I still have my very poor performance problem but now I can concentrate on that.

[SOLVED] Sata Raid configuration on Asus A8V deluxe

I JUST got this thing purring smoothly – with your help: Is the onboard promise controller a raid controller? Remove From My Forums.

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. Find More Posts by Antman. Ok have updated my specs sorry about that.


Promise Fastrack 378 SATA controller, Asus A8V Deluxe and Windows 7

Everything worked fine until I temporarily attached a friends hard drive OS drive running Windows 7 prof to my system in order to recover some files. I hope I included enough information to answer my questions, but if not, please let me know of any other info that would be ptomise in addressing my current problems. If so, you have to reformat it to get it to work properly.

If you could successfully build up the Array s at that level then the most important has been done, prkmise next step being the installation of windows by using F6 to install the needed Promise controller v1. Current Temperatures Take II. Hi heartsy, As I have been spending a couple of nights trying to make this bloody A8V Deluxe board to work with 4 HDD’s the way I wanted it and due to the fact that I finally could succeed thanks to a post in this forum https: This will give you some guidelines.

It refused to boot, instead flashing a blue screen for less than a second and then asking if I wanted to attempt system repair.