Re: Vista asking for drivers for everything stotrage-related
Tell it to search c:\ (or whatever drive letter its installed on) the next
time it pops up asking for drivers. Sounds stupid but ive actually had this
problem a few times with several drivers that should be part of windows
itself but for some reason arn't in the proper driver folder where windows
"George" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> On Mar 15, 5:33 pm, "Trac" <T...@nm.com> wrote:
>> The drives themselves shouldnt have drivers, however the IDE controller
>> SATA controller there connected to should have which i guess is what its
>> looking for. Check your board manufacturers website for updated IDE/SATA
>> Chipset drivers.
>> <george.pres...@gmail.com> wrote in message
>> news:firstname.lastname@example.org ups.com...
>> > Hi there, I'm running Vista Premium on a machine with 2 x Maxtor
>> > Diamondmax drives (IDE) and 2 x Seagate Barracuda drives (SATA). One
>> > of the IDE MAxtors recently failed so I sent back for a replacement.
>> > The replacement drive, a Maxtor DiamondMax 10 6L300R0, is recognised
>> > by Vista, but it asks for drivers...for a hard disk?! The disk shows
>> > up in Disk Management but the lack of drivers means I can't assign a
>> > drive letter or format it - the console just throws an error about
>> > disk management being out of date, or the action could not be
>> > completed. I've tested the drive in an XP box and it's fine. Maxtor
>> > don't have drivers for their hard disks, as they shouldn't need them
>> > with any OS later than 98 (apparently).- Hide quoted text -
>> - Show quoted text -
> Hi Trac
> Thanks for the response, although here it really is drivers for the
> hard disk. the controller in question already has another disk on it
> which is working fine. In Device Manager, the controller is working
> properly, but the actual hard disk (under "disk drives") is missing
> the driver.