Let us know how things are coming along. As i know, MSI is not planning to make drivers, for this mainboard for windows 7. Yes, my password is: Ask a Question Usually answered in minutes! Commencing system shut down. Wish I was smarter

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Your motherboard came saat two floppies for two different sets of controllers, Silicon and Nvidia. The file needs to be unziped, before you install the driver. Your name or email address: I have a strong feeling plugging the SATA drives into those purple ports will result in boot device not found. Anyway, it doesn’t hurt to try different configs until you find the one that works correctly.

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Also, is the 80GB drive is for the system install? B which is the latest oner available.

Click on the sound link for download. I believe this really means just don’t install one or two modules in the purple slots while leaving the green ones empty.

MSI K8N Neo4 SATA setup

But this is one of the “benefits” of building my own PC. Click “Add” to insert your video.


Except for the bonehead move of putting my RAM into slots 1 and 3. No, create an account now. The drives are recognized during bootup by the BIOS.

I was considering it anyway, just wasn’t ready to spend the money on the remaining HDD’s at the moment. Your answer needs to include more details to help people.

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If any aren’t, they will have a little yellow exclamation icon next to the. Join the community here. Where the manual gets confusing is when it tells you to install in the green slots before the purple, as you pointed out. Thanks to theholmboy for your help and any others.

Posted on Jul 22, nso4 I missed that little DDR in the right hand column in row 6! Don’t know if that is an issue, but I’ll find out when the new one arrives. I am bothered however that the BIOS still can not hardware detect the drives Note that on page it says that if you install double sided memory is there any other kind these days?


Already have an account? Anyone have any suggestions or ideas?

SATA and MSI K8N NEO4 Mobo – TechSpot Forums

I still am mystified why the hardware detect hangs when trying to detect either SATA drive. I didn’t check, but assume they are the sam vrsion.

Thanks very much again. The other way around is ok.

Please enter a valid email address. The solution is to buy a sound card, to add on the mainboard. Posted on Jan 02, Add your comment to this article You need to be a member to leave a comment. Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.