I got a respons from Promise, which wasn’t very promising: There are no plans to provide a win 7 drive for this card. How may I help you? Thanks for your time and understanding! Here’s a conversation I had recently with a Seagate tech rep: Thursday, June 25, 9: Didn’t you guys buy out Maxtor?

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PROMISE ULTRA TX2 (PCI to ATA) driver installation does not work

Tuesday, October 6, 6: Thanks for taking your time to read through this and my initial question. Do you have any other questions or concerns I maybe able to address for you today?

Since that time, virtually every new motherboard has come with the interface controller built in, saving the cost of a separate controller card and also saving a PCI bus slot. I know we have a few of these promise cards at work, so one reason why I playing around with this.

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Remove From My Forums. Sunday, July 31, 6: So what are all your customers chumps supposed to do with the millions of ata drives they bought from you?


Are there specific windows 7 drivers available that solves this issue? Please wait while we find an agent to assist you First you might keep windows update regularly to obtain the latest driver for your device.

The PC Guide http: However, the “force-install” right click – install doesn’t work – error message: Hello Andy, I am aware that W7 is quite new, and therefore does not support everything that’s out there yet. It won’t be long before regular PCI is just not up to the task.

This site uses cookies for analytics, personalized content and ads. Monday, November 2, 7: Seems it’s not quite controlleer yet? And sometimes is writes but very slow and it costs 50 minutes I’ve tried to find controlelr info about the virtual XP that you are mentioning, that possibly could run the old 32 bit hardware.

How IDE Controllers Work

A device that resides within the system and interfaces with a peripheral device is often commonly called a “controller”, even though this ashtob technically accurate. Unfortunately at this time we do not. Let me see what I can do for you. Not responsible for any loss resulting from the use of this site.


Friday, June 26, 7: Note the PCI interface connector on the bottom.

So I have no chance of trying the compatibility mode in this case. Thanks for your time and understanding! Seagate is not telling all of its customers to do this.

How IDE Controllers Work | HowStuffWorks

See this page for more on configuration issues. I have not ife able to find anything useful on the web yet – I’ll probably dig a bit more.

What can I do if my hardware does not work? There are no plans to provide a win 7 drive for this card.