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Windows 7: Windows 7 not recognizing Hard disk (Promise 378)

21 Sep 2009   #11
Accipiter

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by calvin0512 View Post
hi guy, my pal ran across this problme. and I suggested he copy the raid driver in you flash disk or hard disk before installing win7 pro. After loading raid driver, the disk volume list will come back. hopefully my reply makes sense for you
I'm not sure what you mean? I can't find a driver that works for windows 7


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21 Sep 2009   #12
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Accipiter View Post
UUUUGH I can't even do the compatibility mode thing. Vista doesn't show up, nor does XP...here's how my dropdown list looks, this is in XP sp3:

My apologies. I forgot Im working on a win 7 machine now so of course yours is going to look different.

You can and should if you are using the XP driver, the XP sp3 box.

Sorry about the different look

Ken
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21 Sep 2009   #13
Accipiter

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Accipiter View Post
UUUUGH I can't even do the compatibility mode thing. Vista doesn't show up, nor does XP...here's how my dropdown list looks, this is in XP sp3:

My apologies. I forgot Im working on a win 7 machine now so of course yours is going to look different.

You can and should if you are using the XP driver, the XP sp3 box.

Sorry about the different look

Ken

Can and should what the sp3 box? I think you missed a word there~! lol


so basically I'm up a creek?
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22 Sep 2009   #14
Accipiter

Windows 7 x64
 
 

yeah, looks like I'm boned. lol
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26 Sep 2009   #15
Tomas

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

Look at it as a good excuse to make a upgrade of your hardware.
It always works with my wife *grin*
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20 Nov 2009   #16
Ronald

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Accipiter View Post
Sorry, I'm confused.

That link posted gave me drivers that cover up to Windows 2003, there's nothing for Windows 7 or Vista listed. Also, what do you mean by use vista in compatability mode? I don't have vista, and it doesn't look like there are vista drivers on that link you posted.



also, I don't actually have a Raid, I just have one hard drive.

No they are up to windows XP. if you cant find anything newer you may have to try them in compatibility mode.

Instructions for installing in cmpatibility mode can be found here Compatibility Mode

Let me know if you need help with insstalling them.

Use the win 2003 drivers, I have the same mobo with the promise 378 sata. They work perfectly.
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01 Mar 2010   #17
kotul

windows 7
 
 

I'm having the same problem while installing windows 7 on my comp, I've tried using the xp and 2003 drivers, but it won't let me, I don't have any operating system on either of my drives, and its an asus A8V deluxe motherboard with the promise 20378 raid. I don't know what you're talkinng about run in compatability mode if the os won't install.
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01 Mar 2010   #18
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kotul View Post
I'm having the same problem while installing windows 7 on my comp, I've tried using the xp and 2003 drivers, but it won't let me, I don't have any operating system on either of my drives, and its an asus A8V deluxe motherboard with the promise 20378 raid. I don't know what you're talkinng about run in compatability mode if the os won't install.
Try this:

Open winxp folder, click on fasttx2k.INF


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01 Mar 2010   #19
kotul

windows 7
 
 

The W7 install will only let me select the folder where the driver is, not the specific file.
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02 Mar 2010   #20
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kotul View Post
The W7 install will only let me select the folder where the driver is, not the specific file.
Try this:

NOTE: for this example, I am using Promise Fastrak 376.


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