Typical setup for IDE: Please refer to the specification page The product electrical , electronic equipment, Mercury-containing button cell battery should not be placed in municipal waste. All of my important stuff is on my as that is where I wanted everything to keep as my back up without windows – no windows on the Thus if you have analog speakers you can only setup a 5. It has 10 USB 2. They were working absolutely fine up until today.

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One other question, what kind of CDRom drive do you have on there and where is it hooked up?

Asus M2a-VM Sata HDD and IDE HDD problem – Tech Support Forum

Someone else has it right now xata to get the Data off it. I posted while you posted, read my older questions and supply information. This motherboard provides excellent compatibility and flexibility by supporting either bit or bit architecture. It also has Gigabit Ethernet, controlled by the chipset together with a Realtek RTLB chip, which is in charge of making the interface with the Physical layer. Profile that allows users to conveniently store or load multiple BIOS settings.

Are you certain you have an 80 connector cable and not one of the old 40 connector cables that look j2a-vm


Be sure to check if the Hard Drive Priority is still set with the SATA drive first in the bios setup mm2a-vm, because some times when you add an IDE drive, the motherboard will try to default to that as the main drive This motherboard provides excellent compatibility and flexibility by supporting either bit or bit architecture. This is simply great.

Asus M2a-VM Sata HDD and IDE HDD problem

I, unfortunately, am not extremely knowledgeable when it comes to BIOS and I really don’t know what to set there. Tell me exactly what you have hooked up to the IDE connections Originally Posted by Tumbleweed Currently it’s a sata Dvdrom that came with the computer.

As a side note, I saa tried taking my old 80 g hard drive I had the 80 g as a main with windows on it and my as my slave drive on my old pc – which worked fine up until now and hooking it up to my new pc.

This unique adapter eliminates the trouble of sqta in one cable at a time, making connection quick and accurate. You can update your BIOS only in a few clicks without preparing an additional floppy diskette or using an OS-based flash utility. For this kind of application look for a motherboard with at least 95 dB SNR on its input. Thanks for the response, Tumbleweed. On the audio section, this motherboard has eight channels provided by the chipset together with a Realtek ALC codec.


This utility saves users the cost and hassle of buying a replacement BIOS chip. MyLogo2 Turn your favorite photos into color boot logos to personalize your system.

Originally Posted by Tumbleweed36 Thank you for the clarification, somehow I missed things along the way. As a side note: Computer powers off in sleep mode Then, leave the Sata drive on there and give it a try.

Click here for a detailed explanation about Avivo. Here are the two screenshots from BIOS: Check local regulations for disposal of electronic products. Annoyed, I tried the alone. Since the aim of this motherboard is digital home PCs, this should not be really a problem. Backwards compatible with current USB 1. Please check with your supplier for exact offers.

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I then, in my new pc, took my 80g HD, plugged it in and turned it on. If anyone could give me a hand that would be great! Saturday, December 29, Thanks for the response.