I am sure you have better things to do. Will continue working on this and let you know if I figure it out. Tell us some more! I just finished updating the Bios- much faster now! Why even take the time to respond as you did? Hi DragonMaster and thank you for keeping this thread alive. Thanks again for the info in trying to solve this problem.

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This may also have 1205a to do with the motherboard; the Intel DPBZ, of course Intel has also dropped support for this 5 year old design. Do not tryunless your server is non critical.

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Thanks for the update ValDar! Your computer has a SATA hard drive. More Print this page Share this page. Some people report that the control panel flash utility is not always available.

Hum, this thread is two years old and the last post is from a year ago. Would one of you aaptec mod the INF file to see? So, the best place to start is there. I have no idea what it vistx be, but here’s what happened Worked great in Windows 7. I didn’t have to reinstall win2k since I’ve upgraded Before I had to re-install windows 12 times in a month before thinking about this.


The BIOSes can be found here: Silicon Image just updated the drivers to 4. I 1205s remember where I found it so I can’t credit the person who made the driver unfortunately, however i’ve uploaded it to Rapidshare for you to download. You only have adaptwc say that you want to use the driver when Windows is telling you that the driver is not made for that device The SA’s ID strings are not present without mods to the INF file.

Also, the latest BIOS is not doing the 10 seconds self-test. Ask a Question Usually answered in minutes!

Adaptec sa then decided to add Vista to the adaptec sa running that off a parallel drive off adzptec main board the sytem is now a dual boot. Sign up for freeit takes 30 seconds. Have you updated and do any changes need to be made to the inf file?

Add Your Answer Tips for a great answer: Silicon Image redesigned the site. Any other third-party products, brands or trademarks listed above are the sole property of their respective owner. That means that you can provide the latest Acaptec on your site.


Hi. I recently bought an Adaptec ASHSA SATA controller – Fixya

I was however able to load the latest silicon image driver 1. Dragonmaster, I am still waiting on some other drivers before I can make the plunge to Vista so hopefully ValDar can help.

For the driver, download this: Newer BIOSes allow you to plug in qdaptec drives as well.

I also installed from a floppy, same result no go. I got mine working on Windows 7 x64 by doing the following: An other point for more buyers. Adaptec vists this unit as one they are NOT planning to upgrade to Vista compatiblility.

Adaptec’s 1205SA users, here’s what I sent to Adaptec

Everything works like a charm in XP Pro running driver 1. Please assign your manual to a product: TechSpot Account Sign up for freeit takes 30 seconds. New drivers means I will be Vista compatible when I decide to take the plunge.