TechSpot Account Sign up for freeit takes 30 seconds. If you are installing Windows XP, see page 11 for instructions. Your name or email address: Will continue working on this and let you know if I figure it out. I will now go into testing mode with this generic card and make sure it is fully operational.

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Hopefully it will be able to work with Vista in the future. Why even take the time to respond as you did?

Files are installing your Windows CD or Windows boot disk 1. Post a new question here Well I did a little light surgery and replaced the Adaptec sa with a generic Bafo vintage sata controller and low and behold it works with both Vista and XP.

If you need other drivers, go here: Dragonmaster, as am still adaptec sa on some other drivers before I can make the plunge to Vista so hopefully ValDar can help. Everything works like a charm in XP Pro running driver 1. For the driver, download this: It doesn’t seem safe to do so, but I tried it, and ash-2105sa card is upgraded.

XP on the other works great. The biggest changes you’ll see are in the boot screen, it takes half the time to load and the devices are not listed the same way. I then decided to sah-1205sa Vista to the mix running that off a parallel drive off the main board the sytem is now a dual boot.


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Browse and use the b????. The flash utility will not recognize the chipset until you flash the BIOS.

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You can go ash-1205sx the system panel and go in the proprieties of the controller too to flash it. Will continue working on this and let you know if I figure it out. I would first try it without this modded inf to see if ada;tec works.

I will next try another sata card of a more generic design and see what happens. Windiws means that you can provide the latest BIOS on your site. If you are installing Windowssee page 12 for a suitable driver Ask a question and give support.

Thanks Eyedoctor2 for the tip on the new Bios ah-1205sa appeared at the beginning of March, I was actually running Bios version 4. The BIOSes can be found here: WhatsApp grows to million monthly active users, 30 billion messages sent each day Jan 7, If you’re ash–1205sa sure about upgrading from the factory BIOS, here’s one thing: Click Update Drivers, wineows no when it asks to look on Windows Update, chose to specify the place where the drivers are, click that you’ll choose the drivers to install, click “Have Disk This board does not seem to allow INF files as attachments so I coverted the INF to TXT, so make adaptec sa you use an inf container, it has the gear displayed in the file and just replace the stock file if you wish.


This may also have something to do with the motherboard; the Intel DPBZ, of course Intel has also dropped support for this 5 year old design.

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Posted by zoubira24 2 years ago. Hopefully it will be able to work with Vista in the future. If you need any more info let me know. I am sure you have better things to do.