Those boards usually have bios settings that must be set right in order to recognize SATA drives. If the drive is not spinning up properly, the bios cannot access the drive when it is ready to turn over the system boot to the drive. Download PCWizard, an excellent free utility, from here: Remember to backup your current bios image before flashing. Only use the “not through the Internet” method as described in 4.
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Gigabye use the “not through the Internet” method as described in 4. So, I think we are dealing with a different model motherboard. March 31, Hi, the latest bios can be downloaded from here: You might try installing a fresh motherboard battery first.
Gigabyte GA-K8VMM – motherboard – micro ATX – Socket – K8M Overview – CNET
This kind of problem is almost always the result of the drive being slow to spin up on a cold boot. So, that drive should be tested.
March 29, If you leave the battery out for about 15 minutes with the system unplugged from the wall, that will clear your current bios settings and may fix the problem without needing to reflash the bios. Hi, I think you need to look at the motherboard again to check the model ga-k8vm800mm. Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.
Gigabyte GA-K8VM800M – motherboard – micro ATX – Socket 754 – K8M800
Samsung SyncMaster – 15 inches Network Card: HI Thanks for the reply. Your manual will tell you how to do that also.
March 30, So, testing and back up of that gigahyte is critical. The BIOS document tells you how to do that. If your connection were to fail during an Internet flash, you would likely have a dead system. If the drive is not spinning up properly, the bios cannot access the drive when it is ready to turn over the system boot to the drive.
SATA DRIVES NOT RECOGNISED IN BIOS FOR GIGABYTE GA K8VM800 MOTHERBOARD
That will tell you if the drive is failing. Think carefully before you flash. Those boards usually have bios settings that must be set right in order to recognize SATA drives.
Go to the drive manufacturer’s site and download their diagnostics and test the drive. Download PCWizard, an excellent free utility, from here: You might also check the SATA cable since they tend to break rather easily and that is a frequent cause for these types of gigabhte. Slow spinup times is often a sign that the drive is failing, and will fail shortly. Grab those for me.
You really have two different issues. March 26, First the IDE drive. I could see this on the mother board.
I have a spare sata hard disk. The bios prevents hard drive access until the drive is spinning at its’ rated speed. Ga-k8vm8000m to backup your current bios image before flashing.
Gigabyte lists three models in their support: You may also need this utility: