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Windows 7: driver for hard drive???

04 Aug 2009   #1
berguy101

win7
 
 
driver for hard drive???

Hello everyone, I am presently using Win7 RC, although everything is working fine I still have this problem message appearing. The message states that my maindrive ( I use two drives) is missing the driver?

It is a Western Digital WDC160 Sata 2, otherwise the only problem I have is that it does not recognize my HP scanner drivers. And HP stopped making drivers after XP.

Thank you

Guy


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04 Aug 2009   #2
Sammy

vista x64
 
 

Try clicking on the drive and click update driver in the device manager, see if that helps other than that I can't think of anything esle at the moment.
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04 Aug 2009   #3
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

hi berguy101, welcome to the forum,

you may have to download the chipset driver for your motherboard.

please fill out your system specs so we can advise further.
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04 Aug 2009   #4
limneos

Windows 7 RC 7100 32bit/64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by berguy101 View Post
Hello everyone, I am presently using Win7 RC, although everything is working fine I still have this problem message appearing. The message states that my maindrive ( I use two drives) is missing the driver?

It is a Western Digital WDC160 Sata 2, otherwise the only problem I have is that it does not recognize my HP scanner drivers. And HP stopped making drivers after XP.

Thank you

Guy
Indeed you might need to download a driver, but definitely not for your hard drive itself, rather than for your SATA controller.

SATA controllers can be set through BIOS to specific modes such as RAID , AHCI, IDE ...etc

Your system is probably set to RAID mode, and you need to download the SATA/RAID drivers for your motherboard's SATA controller.
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