So I had to reinstall my Windows and am now trying to bring my drivers up to date.
As my Motherboard is a "Foxconn A7DA" I need AMD drivers for the 790GX and SB750.
That's why I have found and installed these:
I have 4 SATA Hard drives. One of them being a ~100GB SDD, two being 600GB HDD and the last one being a 1,8TB HDD (for backups). They're working fine and are perfectly visible when I open "Computer".
However, when I install the aforementioned drivers I am prompted for a reboot and after that reboot the only visible Drive is the SDD. The other ones are no longer shown and I cannot get them to (my only option is to use a system restore point from before installing the drivers).
Is there a way to have up to date drivers and still have my HDDs work? I wouldn't mind reinstalling windows but I WOULD mind formatting the drives (no idea how I should keep all my data if I had to format the three large drives). They are formatted to NTFS and work perfectly fine for storing data, installing and using programs and even gaming after all.
http://d66i.img-up.net/HardDrives1877.jpg?l=de (screenshot of my disk management)
What causes them to no longer be available once the drivers are installed? They are still visible in BIOS when the drivers are installed... Please help and thank you in advance.
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Unaltered (no overclocking or anything) Nvidia Gforce GTX 570 from Palit with up to date drivers.
AMD Catalyst Driver Version, and Driver History
Since it is a fresh windows installation and the drivers are what's causing my problems the answer here is probably: none
Win7 64bit SP1, up to date through windows Update
Motherboard or System Make & Model
Energon EPS 750W
Display Device(s) and Connection(s) Used
An LG Flatron connected via DVI
Applications and Games
The issue isn't related to any specific applications or games. See above.
AMD Phenom IIx4 920 (2800.0 MHz)
Motherboard BIOS Version
Honestly cannot tell right now. Not quite up to date, cannot download updates since foxconn download page is offline.
System Memory Type & Amount
8Gbytes (Dual-Channel) - 4x2GB Kingston. Has been checked with the windows 7 memory check program
The Hard Drives in question are:
1 x ADATA SSD S510 120GB (114,473 MBytes (120GB)) - Working as intended even after driver installation
2 x WDC WD6400AAKS-65A7B2 (610,480 MBytes (640GB)) - both not visible after driver installation
1 x WDC WD20EARS-00MVWB0 (1,907,729 MBytes (2000GB)) - not visible after driver installation
Fresh windows installation, Up to date as far as windows updater is concerned