Re: Esata drive not recognized
The Sata Controller is plugged into a pci slot. E sata in an enclosure is
hooked up to a sata port on the back of the card. Hard drive starts up with
the computer a whirls and beeps when turns on. Controller card is seen at
start up and in device manager and is active (working properly). BUT i dont
see a hard drive listed. Do i need to run a esata driver on something else?
> You have a SATA Controller card that you installed in a PCI slot..right??
> Does it have an External SATA port sticking out the back of the computer??
> or did it come with an extension that you need to plug into the controller
> and attach to a vacant PCI slot??
> Is the card recognized in your BIOS?? Does it show the Drive connected??
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> "craig" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> > I just installed an esata (Silicon Image SiI 3512 SATALink Controller)
> > Its recognized by vista but I don't see the drive. Do I need to attach a
> > cable fromthe card to the esata port.
> > I have a Dell 8400, no esata port on motherboard.
> > --
> > craig