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No Hard Drives????

Discussion in 'Windows & Other Software' started by caseman, 2 Mar 2006.

  1. caseman


    Joined: 14 Feb 2006

    Posts: 55

    Heres the scenario

    4 hard drives (Hitachi 250Gb TK250)

    in BIOS of new PC (just built) have set up Raid 5 with 3 of them.
    Created Raid driver floppy

    started to install Media Edition XP - pressed F6 for Third Party drivers installation.....then S when prompted

    floppy disk kicked into life....and XP confirmed that it would install drivers for RAID.

    then next message - Xp cannot detect any hard drives set up will be cancelled please hit F3

    this is strange....as I see the hard drives in the BIOS...

    any ideas? :(
  2. Whitewater


    Joined: 20 Feb 2004

    Posts: 3,646

    Location: Blyth, Northumberland

    When you loaded the driver were there more than one listed?
  3. caseman


    Joined: 14 Feb 2006

    Posts: 55

    I think there was an option for Nvidia...something or other but all I was looking for was RAID....
  4. Logan09


    Joined: 20 Oct 2004

    Posts: 719

    Location: Rainford, nr St Helens

    You've probably just installed the raid drivers, whereas you need to install the SATA drivers as well. When you do the F6 to install additional drivers, make sure you press S (specify additional device) twice and select both the RAID drivers & SATA drivers.