Hi everyone, I’ve just solved a boot problem on my NF7-S 2. When I get to the “press f6” I load the drivers disk that was supplied with the board. It seems my joy has come to an end once more. No driver updates or bios updates were necessary. I’ve read through both of those threads, and posted in one of them.

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This is my IDE driver: I’ve read a lot of posts about SATA issues but this doesn’t seem that common.

From what I’ve read installing a modded bios posted here will fix the problem but it dosen’t work for me: I’ve read many posts from people with SATA problems and have tried a lot of things to resolve this including -Various sets of drivers for the sata driver, including most recent drivers issued from abit, and from silicon image.

If i move my mouse the cursor will eventually move around about ten minutes later.

Test your internet connection. I have already updated the BIOS on my motherboard. Hope this helps a few frustrated NF7-S folks The time now is Two questions abou this: Thread Tools Show Printable Version. How fast is your internet?


Then I partition and format the drive. But this would eliminate all software issues.

Abit NF7-S SATA (non raid) freeze

I have had no experience with SATA hdd so can’t help you. Strangely, however, my entire system hung when I tried to bench it using HD Tach. Sign In or Register to comment. Now everthing looks fine, and I can use the drive. Try taking out your old harddrive then install SATA harddrive and windows then make your old harddrive slave and put it daid in your computer.

Do that, and use your SI floppy to install the 3rd party drivers. What’s with the Expo thread already? For some reason a format did once work but afterwards whenever i tried using the hard drive I would experience the same freezing anytime from instantly to about 10minutes during use.

Only then can I start the windows settup routine. I am wondering if I need to update any of these drivers. It might be worth your while to read through these threads: This is my Device Panel: I basically just wanted to use the thing for storage while still running off my existing Win XP installation.


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As long as i don’t do anything with it everything works fine running off my other drive. Basically the bios isn’t reading 2v.0 SATA drive and therefore as far as it’s concerned it dosen’t exist.

This is my RAID driver: I believe the NF7-S v2 has the Sil controller. It seems my joy has come to an end once more. Sign In Become an Icrontian. When I get to aabit “press f6” I load the drivers disk that was supplied with the board. There are two options to enable or disable in bois to do with SATA.

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