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HP Pavilion a1777c Motherboard Native Support For Both SATA ...

Q: HP Pavilion a1777c Motherboard Native Support For Both SATA ...

Does the motherboard for a HP Pavilion a c TV PC have support for EIDE HDDs as well as for SATA nbsp I bought this computer for at a thrift Pavilion For Motherboard HP SATA Support ... a1777c Native Both store and it has no HDD By the loose cables inside it's clear that the original HDD was SATA I do not have any spare SATA HDDs but I do have some EIDE drives sitting in a few old computers that I no longer use I've seen a few pictures on the HP site that identified IDE EIDE HP Pavilion a1777c Motherboard Native Support For Both SATA ... connectors on HP motherboards that look pretty similar to a couple empty connectors on this MB I just want to find out for sure from someone here since I can't seem to get a definitive answer on my own investigation I would like to try to fix this computer up as a PVR It has a Hauppauge Wintv HVR TV tuner already All things being equal I would rather get a new SATA drive but I would hate to spend the money when I don't even know for sure that there isn't something wrong with HP Pavilion a1777c Motherboard Native Support For Both SATA ... the machine that won't show up HP Pavilion a1777c Motherboard Native Support For Both SATA ... until I install a HDD and try to install Vista the OS it shipped with and all the drivers Currently I don't have another computer that I would want to put a new SATA drive into as a secondary if this HP doesn't work properly On the other hand I think that the biggest EIDE HDD I have is GB -- and used Free is great but I'll have to sort out my priorities myself but first I need to know whether it's even possible to use a EIDE HDD in this computer without an adapter Also the DVD drive is still hooked up with SATA cables Providing that the MB supports EIDE as well is there any reason why the DVD drive could not be left with the SATA connection while the HDD runs off EIDE Thank you for your interest Grant

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A: HP Pavilion a1777c Motherboard Native Support For Both SATA ...

Your motherboard does have suppport for EIDE and SATA hard disks. I suggest purchaseing and using a new SATA drive. You never know when a EIDE drive is going to stop functioning and really disappoint you.

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/HP-Pavilion-a1777c-Motherboard-Native-Support-For-Both-SATA/td-p/5691898
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Kind of an interesting issue but when I enable SATA native support in BIOS and try to boot to windows vista home premium it blue screens and does not load. Disabling it fixes this issue and boots fine, isn't vista supposed to have native SATA support built in? Any ideas on why it is not working? I know it does not work with XP but this is the first time I have had issues with it in Vista, cant remember turning it off in BIOS so it must have been off since I got the system two years ago.

System is a HP DV8230US laptop, 3GB RAM, 160GB Seagate 7200RPM, 1.66GHZ Intel Core Duo, not that it really matters .
 

A:Vista and native SATA support

Try to write down that blue screen stop code error you get, and post it for better help. Is that hard drive a SATA type, or just a standard PATA IDE type drive ? I do know that the AHCI mode of SATA configuration in the BIOS is only supported by Vista and not XP. On my new Intel based ASUS board computer, in the BIOS options for SATA are as; AHCI or as; IDE, and in that IDE mode there is 3 options; disabled, compatible, and enhanced.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/vista-and-native-sata-support.825306/
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I have in Option SATA BIOS? Support Native No recently purchased a HP dv tx laptop with Vista preinstalled like many of you and would like to preferrably dual boot XP and Vista than to clean install XP I have read in length No SATA Native Support Option in BIOS? every post on this forum and others online detailing the process of performing this and have a No SATA Native Support Option in BIOS? firm grasp on what i m doing although i cannot proceed until i work out how to disable the No SATA Native Support Option in BIOS? Sata Native Support that is supposed to be in BIOS This is the SATA info in device manager quot Intel R GBM SATA AHCI controller Mobile ICH M quot Therefore I am sure that the HD is Sata so i ve ruled that out as the explanation When I enter BIOS from Startup I enter System Configuration and Sata Native Support is nowhere to be found Not on the main Sys Config screen not under Boot Options and then even further in not under Boot Order So how do i successfully disable Sata Native Support if I am given no option to do so in BIOS If someone anyone has an answer to this I would be very appreciative Thanks KB nbsp

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Gentlemen I'm looking to get Vista drivers for a Pavilion a c I notice that on the driver download page for this model that some of the downloads are available as either or bit The operating system drop-down box only lists Vista with no or bit designations Does it matter which bit rating the original installation media from HP used I currently have a Vista bit disk so can I use that even if the original HP-installed version was bit I know I can't use bit drivers with a bit installation Regarding Few A Driver Questions Pavilion a1777c I'm wondering A Few Driver Questions Regarding Pavilion a1777c whether it matters whether I install the the same bit-version of Vista that the computer shipped with nbsp I don't see any chipset drivers A Few Driver Questions Regarding Pavilion a1777c on the driver download page Traditionally this is is the first set of drivers you install I see a bios update a Intel ViiV software update nbsp and drivers for an Intel Matrix Storage Manager but this is as close as anything seems to come to chipset drivers A Few Driver Questions Regarding Pavilion a1777c Does the driver download page actually have everything needed or do I have to go to ASUS who made the P LP-LE motherboard for actual chipset drivers If the latter I don't know why these drivers wouldn't be listed on the HP driver download page or at least a notation and link to go directly to ASUS Also I notice a Roxio Creator Application update Since I don't have the original installation material would it be a waste of time trying to install this software I installed drivers for another HP computer that had a Roxio update and the update would not install because it couldn't find any earlier version to update Same deal here Your interest is appreciated Grant

A:A Few Driver Questions Regarding Pavilion a1777c

Hello, Grant. GHagen wrote:Gentlemen,I'm looking to get Vista drivers for a Pavilion a1777c. I notice that on the driver download page for this model that some of the downloads are available as either 32 or 64 bit. The operating system drop-down box only lists "Vista" with no 32 or 64 bit designations. Does it matter which bit rating the original installation media from HP used? I currently have a Vista 32 bit disk, so can I use that even if the original HP-installed version was 64 bit? I know I can't use 64 bit drivers with a 32 bit installation, I'm wondering whether it matters whether I install the the same bit-version of Vista that the computer shipped with.  The best way to determine if the driver will work is to try to install it.  If it is not compatible it simply will say so.  There are come 32-bit apps that will run on a 64-bit OS.  An example of this is Adobe Flash Player.  I have had to run the 32-bit version several times. I don't see any chipset drivers on the driver download page. Traditionally, this is is the first set of drivers you install.  You are correct.  There is no Chipset driver for the 945G chipset.  I even tried the Intel website and they don't show one for Vista. I see a bios update, a Intel ViiV software update  and drivers for an Intel Matrix Storage Manager, but this is as close as anything seems to come to chipset drivers.  If you try to install the BIOS update, please be extremely careful.  A failed BIOS update is the easiest way that I know to create a good boat anchor.  Does the driver download page actually have everything needed or do I have to go to ASUS (who made the P5LP-LE motherboard) for actual chipset drivers?  Since HP motherboards and BIOS'es are proprietary, they are not the same as the retail version of the same mobe.  You can only use drivers that are developed by HP in most instances. If the latter, I don't know why these drivers wouldn't be listed on the HP driver download page, or at least a notation and link to go directly to ASUS.Also, I notice a Roxio Creator Application update. Since I don't have the original installation material would it be a waste of time trying to install this software? I installed drivers for another HP computer that had a Roxio update and the update would not install because it couldn't find any earlier version to update. Same deal here?  You can give it a try to see what happens.  I know that many apps that are shown as updates have been found to actually be a full app.  In the past Windows Upgrade versions were full versions, but not listed as such.Your interest is appreciated!GrantPlease click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Operating-Systems-and-Recovery/A-Few-Driver-Questions-Regarding-Pavilion-a1777c/td-p/5701030
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Yesterday I had a PC technician around to see why my PC was not booting-up properly and also to change my SSD to a larger SSD. As I am visually challenged I cannot do hardware upgrades etc, so I got a Techie guy in.

We used Zinstall HDD by-the-way and I would highly recommend this application for such a job plus, it is extremely fast.

Anyway, while he was diagnosing my boot-up issue he discovered I had a malfunctioning network card; while removing this, he noticed all the SATA settings were set to SATA 2.

When he reset these to SATA 3, the PC would not start-up! When he set them again to SATA 2 there was no problem and it worked fine?

Can anyone illuminate me on this please?

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A:SATA 3 not working on Asus P6X58D-E motherboard with SATA III support

Many people have had issues with the Marvell controller on that MB.
You may want to live with SATA 3g/s. Easiest path, no real difference except for benchmarks, and no chance of data loss.
But in case you're not satisfied with that, here's something to look at.

AHCI-mode on Marvell 9128 controller in Windows 7 Ultimate x64

and

[Solved] ASUS P6x58D-E, Win 7 (64) Marvell AT 91xx - Asus - Motherboards-Memory
A fellow name Jaquith seems to know what's up.

Bottom line is you need the right drivers.

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/237306-sata-3-not-working-asus-p6x58d-e-motherboard-sata-iii-support.html
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Gentlemen I have a Pavilion a c desktop which I got recently at a thrift store All it needed was a HDD so I put in a Western Digital TB SATA and tried to install Windows Vista Home Premium bit a1777c Install Clean Pavilion Aborted Vista which is the OS it shipped with I say tried because the installation aborted at the last step Completing Installation with a window that popped up reading Windows setup could not configure Windows to run on this computer's hardware As far Pavilion a1777c Aborted Vista Clean Install as I can determine all the hardware is just what the computer shipped with -- with the exception of the newer higher-capacity HDD The first thing that occurs to me is that the Vista installation disk I used was SP I've used it before on a HP notebook and there was no problem I have SP on another disk and could put that in after the initial installation but the a c ships with a PCI graphics card and TV FM tuner card It could be nbsp that the original HP installation media included SP so that I would need my own Vista installation disk with SP included to get a successful installation I would consider a set of Rescue Disks but that option is not available on the Downloads and Software page for this computer There might be a third party resource for recue media but likely at three times the price HP would charge Will this computer as shipped work properly under Windows On the Drivers and Software page I chose Win as the OS just for fun and there was only one thing that came up as Pavilion a1777c Aborted Vista Clean Install different from the stuff available for Vista If it turns out that getting rescue media from a third party was the only realistic way to go I would be tempted to put that money towards Win Anyway I've talked enough about it Do you think that I'm onto something with the Vista SP installation disk being the problem or could it be nbsp something else Your interest in the problem and its solution is appreciated Grant

A:Pavilion a1777c Aborted Vista Clean Install

Hi, Grant: It is possible that the new hard drive you purchased is an advanced format hard drive which Vista doesn't recognize. Advanced formatted hard drives are formatted with the GPT table instead of the older MBR partition table, so that they can work with the newer UEFI BIOS's, which your model doesn't have. So, here are my recommendations... 1. Visit the WD website and see if they have a bootable tool to format the drive in MBR. You would have to delete all partitions, make one new partition, format it in MBR-NTFS and see if Vista installs that way. 2. There are free 3rd party software suites that can do that for you such as this one... https://www.partitionwizard.com/free-partition-manager.html

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Operating-Systems-and-Recovery/Pavilion-a1777c-Aborted-Vista-Clean-Install/td-p/5706097
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Since building my system I've been reading a lot about SSDs and their projected evolution - yes I did it backwards and should Support Native to is W7 SSD have done my homework prior to the build Fortunately my SSDs are MLC TRIM enabled and allow me to RAID them - SSD Support is Native to W7 making them exceptionally fast The configuration and drive selection was based on topical numbers nothing as in-depth as the controller type or TRIM support I just got lucky New technology is tough A few of you that bought HD-DVD players or going back to BETA-MAX understand this problem With Vista Microsoft wasn't prepared to implement native SSD support Instead they gave us ReadyBoost the neat little feature that creates additional RAM out of a USB stick Although a neat gimmick it's essentially useless and a cheap attempt at any real SSD support With Windows they finally got on-board relatively early and implemented native support for SSDs Beginning with the first betas for both SLC and MLC - and more importantly native TRIM support That support will continue to evolve as quoted early on from a senior MS developer Quote I'm not an expert on our storage drivers I deal mainly at the file system level but it appears that our ATA port driver ataport does implement trim support This means that SSD drives which present themselves as ATA drives which I think most if not all do can support trim provided the drive itself also supports trim Non-ATA devices -- including USB drives and SCSI drives -- don't yet have the ability to support trim since our other port drivers don't implement trim This may change as the market evolves I don't know if any rd-party storage drivers implement trim as of yet but yes they would have to implement it for it to work This is quite remarkable since MS would in the past relegate new technology support in the form of service packs and not the main RTM Time's are changing Fast It's important to note here that at the time that comment was made USB sticks did not - and still don't support TRIM This will change as SSDs get smaller for now we are going to have to rely on 'decent' speeds from our trusty sticks until they get their own controllers For our conventional SSDs TRIM support is essential With Windows the OS file system will determine if your drive has native TRIM support and configure it accordingly nbsp nbsp Quote Originally Posted by MSDN Blog Windows will disable disk defragmentation on SSD system drives Because SSDs perform extremely well on random read operations defragmenting files isn t helpful enough to warrant the added disk writing defragmentation produces By default Windows will disable Superfetch ReadyBoost as well as boot and application launch prefetching on SSDs with good random read random write and flush performance These technologies were all designed to improve performance on traditional HDDs where random read performance could easily be a major bottleneck Since SSDs tend to perform at their best when the operating system s partitions are created with the SSD s alignment needs in mind all of the partition-creating tools in Windows place newly created partitions with the appropriate alignment Good to know From the get-go W will take advantage of a SSD TRIM-enabled drive and configure it for you While I personally disable the pagefile entirely those who still use it will benefit significantly by keeping it on your SSD To determine if your SSD supports TRIM open a console as Admin Code fsutil behavior query DisableDeleteNotify If the console returns a ' ' your drive supports TRIM and it is ENABLED If it returns ' ' the file system has disabled TRIM for your drive This means your drive's controller does not support TRIM Don't fret A firmware upgrade may correct the problem as more and more SSD manufacturers are now implementing this essential feature in the form of BIOS updates for older drives and natively in new drives Check your drive's site for possible upgrades While forcing TRIM is possible it i... Read more

A:SSD Support is Native to W7

I have a question. If anyone knows if this is partially or entirely true...

A friend has a Intel core I7 system with 12GB of RAM. Everything is high end in his system. He claims that the entire OS and all his apps cache into the RAM and it is FAST FAST FAST.

He is claiming that the way everything is caching into the RAM.....he has no need for a SSD. Just a small regular HD for storage. I don't know everything he's running but it seems to make some sense. With that much RAM and running at those speeds...it's getting to the point where 16GB of DDR3 RAM will reduce or eliminate the need for the speed of an SSD.

What do you think? I think it's pretty darn cool. Is this where we're going?

BTW very good read Captain Zero!

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/10259-ssd-support-native-w7.html
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A:Intel 865 No Native Support

Here try this, the download url is in the title, but be sure to install it using xp sp2 mode and also make sure the run as adminstrator box is checked to, havent had any problem and im using the same chipset.


Would have attatched it but it wouldnt let me.

http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/3720-intel-865-no-native-support.html
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A:Native AIO Printer Support

  
Quote: Originally Posted by baarod


Has anyone found a All-In-One (AIO) printer/scanner/copier that just works when plugged in under Windows 7? I mean, you take the thing out of the box, connect the power cord and usb and Windows 7 either has the drivers for it built in or it gets them automatically from Windows update. I want a printer whose manufacturer respects my platform of choice by playing by it's rules and I'm voting with my dollars for that capability. I'm sick of these proprietary drivers alway hassling you to buy7 their ink and use their photo service and cluttering up my interface. I want something that plugs in a works as advertised without needing a bunch of extra crap installed.



The Epson 6600 does but is too old to be available now. Plug and Play, all functions. Might want to take a look at their current release

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/84286-native-aio-printer-support.html
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A:Native support for FAT32

As far as Windows operating systems, the ones I know about are:

Win98, Win98SE, ME, Windows2000, XP, Windows2003.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/native-support-for-fat32.325728/
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A:native USB host support

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/native-usb-host-support.777991/
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A:native zip support: how to make it safely go away?

WinRar does what you seek/ask for. Personally 7zip is better.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/517920/native-zip-support-how-to-make-it-safely-go-away/
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gang
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A:No native Hybrid dual GPU support in Windows 7

  
Quote: Originally Posted by eggyuk


According to Microsoft Hybrid SLI and CrossFireX are unstable and provide poor user experiences and as a result they will not be natively supported in Windows 7

Read more at source


Cant blame them with the current NVidia and ATI chips being the way they are

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http://www.eightforums.com/graphic-cards/9939-inspiron-1525-wont-support-tv-native-resolution-over-vga.html
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the BIOS 786f2 v01.51.

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A:HP DC5800 : no option for sata native mode???

If you have the Small Form Factor version, try this for a bios
HP Compaq dc5800 Small Form Factor PC*-* Download drivers and software - HP Business Support Center
For another form factor machine try here
HP Compaq dc5800 Small Form Factor PC*-* Download drivers and software - specify product name - HP Business Support Center

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/274470-hp-dc5800-no-option-sata-native-mode.html
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Hi people

I recently bought a SATA Seagate Hard Drive when i enable SATA Native support in the bios my pc doesnt boot windows properly and i get stuck on the HP Invent screen a blue screen flashes up too quick to read then I get a choice of starting in safe mode and last known good config

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Is anyone able to suggest anything I could do? when i disable SATA native it boots up ok

Thanks
 

A:Laptop not booting Native SATA is enabled

Keep it disabled - we have to for our HP laptops
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/laptop-not-booting-native-sata-is-enabled.906098/
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A:Installed XP on SATA drive in IDE mode - how to install drivers and use as native

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I?m sure that SATA II HDDs are supported.
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A:M.2 and Sata on pavilion x360 and ram

Hi,Yes it does have regular SATA slot too.Manual is the same as what I posted in this thread - my first post.Have a great week to you too!RegardsVisruth

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Hi

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Hi, It supports part numbers on page #17 of the Maintenance and Service Guide on the following link:      http://support.hp.com/us-en/product/HP-Pavilion-13-x360-Convertible-PC-series/8499316/model/9073000/... Regards.

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http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Pavilion-DV7-7020ec-second-drive-SATA-II/td-p/5758878
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http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Software-and-How-To-Questions/HP-Pavilion-All-in-One-27-n106d-support-website-unable-to/td-p/5540437
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http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/19079450
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A:Does my HP Pavilion 14-b150ej Sleekbook support WiDi/Miracas...

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/how-much-hd-mem-does-my-motherboard-support.180469/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/am2-motherboard-with-ecc-support.845789/
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A:Motherboard RAM support

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/motherboard-ram-support.819214/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/will-my-motherboard-support-this-cpu.468858/
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http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/99826-how-much-ram-can-motherboard-support.html
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Hey guys, I have this motherboard :

http://www.biostar.com.tw/app/en-us/mb/content.php?S_ID=362

It is rated to support 95w CPU's. Does this therefore mean any 95w CPU will work? I am looking at this processor be exact :

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/145260

Also, whats the chance of this motherboard being able to support a 125w cpu. Thanks alot
 

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I want to try an AMD Sempron 2200+ 1500 Mhz processor.I have a ASUS A7S333 motherboard and a AMD Athlon 1300 Mhz processor.
 

A:What CPU does my motherboard support?

Your mobo supports AMD Athlon and Duron cpu`s, but might be able to support Semprons with a bios update.

See HERE for further info.

Regards Howard
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/what-cpu-does-my-motherboard-support.70279/
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