Hi guys, i have a custom built P4 3.4ghz, 1024ddr, 200gb Western Digital SATA drive. Due to some error i could not load windows so i removed the hd and formatted it in another pc. When i put it back to do a fresh install of windows it says Primary SATA not found, and says that there is no device on the primary IDE or slave IDE. But the harddrive is visible in BIOS. Anyway i set it to boot from CD and used the WinXP cd but it says "BOOT ERROR INSERT SYSTEM DISK AND PRESS ENTER". Anyone got any ideas, thanks in advance.
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You have to have the driver disk for SATA drives. Check with the M/B site and find out what you need. Example my Gigabyte M/B uses SI3112 chipset, so I had to make a disk with the Silicon Image drivers. Make sure you have a 3 1/4" disk ready, and …
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