This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET’s great community. According to Silicon Image’s website, the latest version for that family is 4. It came with an 80g drive. When the computer boots, the following is displayed on my screen: Think we need a signed 64bit driver, an unsigned bit drive won’t work.

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This was helpful 0. Try a PS2 connected keyboard. The BIOS is 4.

Update BIOS for SiL a Embedded SATA Raid Controller – Tech Support Forum

Try enabling that but do go try a PS2 keyboard. Now that I’m warned you off here it is.

However, I’m not ready to give up just yet. Not so much a PCI card issue. Flashing cursor after POST Windows booted up fine, and I was able to format it with the “Manager” pull-down when I right-clicked on “My Sil 3512 sata.

Then I clicked on Flash Bios, and upgraded with the latest. Installing new hdd on a Dell.

2 Port SATA I PCI Software RAID Card

Vista Ultimate 64 bit. You’ll sil 3512 sata discussions about fixing problems with computer hardware, computer software, Windows, virusessecurityas well as networks and the Internet. However, the Silicon Image bios update utility 4. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post.

SIL 3512a SATA PCI Issue with new hard drive.

My problem is that the card will recognize the original 80gb hdd, but hangs after installing a gb drive. So sil 3512 sata circle is closed. Same thing with F4. Or how did you solve your problem? Sorry but my next advice isn’t the safest suggestion yet.

Think we need a signed 64bit driver, an unsigned bit drive won’t work. Do I need new firmware for the a? Thanks for the suggestions. I’ll try it to see what happens.

The Sil 3512 sata site https: Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums–revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. It’s the code that the PCI card runs that may not work so well. DIdn’t even need a reboot, just right after the upgrade, plugged in the hard drive and it 352 recognized. Actually, I just got it to work. This drives me NUTS!!! I can’t get ssil flash utility to talk sil 3512 sata the controller.

The time now is Thank you for helping us maintain CNET’s great community. I don’t need RAID. If you can boot with the card installed but no drive attached sil 3512 sata see if new firmware for the card corrects it. I tried a PS2 keyboard – got the same results. Nothing you or I can do here.