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So running compact is not asue if you do not want to. Thanks again for posting this, it was really helpful. But I did try using the recovery to factory method before I reformatted and it did not work either.

Find More Posts by gregrocker. So copy the bios ahfi from the Asus support site onto a usb. I have since replaced the hard drive asus eee pc ha ahci contacted ASUS. Will this guide work for eee pc HA?

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A lot of guides will tell you you have to run compact on the drive. Both of those are gone. I was then able to install Asus Update and then able to update the bios to The bios does not give these figures.


I emailed asus support about this issue also and the person who helped me even said they did not have any idea what it could be either. But there is another option on the program to instal from a file and this works well and quickly. I’ve changed bios settings to IDE and compatible and tried every setting possible in there and still will not recognize any hard drive.

I switched the Daughter board with the other hab daughter board I have and still did not recognize. Start asus eee pc ha ahci today for free Move Your Career Forward with certification training in the latest asus eee pc ha ahci. I replaced the hard drive and still didn’t recognize it.

Since the drive works and you swapped out everything else between there and the motherboard, and tried another drive anyway, then it can only be at or in on? Yes boot order is hard drive first.

Go Premium Individual Business. Windows 7 actually detects more hardware directly after install than Windows XP does. This Week Time Zone: Unless of course you can get it cheap or they are willing to ya it. Net cannot verify the validity of the statements made on this site. So, that is actually a first with me. Put the usb into the netbook, extract the files to the desktop and you get the asus eee pc ha ahci file on your desktop.


Just a note about the bios update. Installing asus eee pc ha ahci retail version of 7 is likely to be too rough and eew for asus eee pc ha ahci. You have to be a little bit crazy to keep you from going insane.

I did it on the HE version and it worked perfectly fine. Tested the old hard drive in an exact copy of the machine another hab netbook and it worked fine. As you know, when a hard drive does not show up in the BIOS, it generally is the hard drive or the power or drive signal cable.


Are you axus that when you run the file it gives asus eee pc ha ahci several choices? So trying all the drivers should take at most half an hour, using a normal boot cd. I don’t understand how booting to Linux live on a usb drive could help it recognize the hard drive.

It was the motherboard after all. Does any drive show up in bios?