Hi folks, Got my Hitachi in ModeB by using Slax 2.0 but still cannot be read by windows even after pushing close/open a few times during XP bootup bar. Anyone got any ideas what I'm doing wrong? I have an Abit i7 mobo and I'm using the onboard SATA controller. My PC DVD burner is the Pioneer 111d. As I say Slax picks up that I have the drive connected no problem, and it goes into ModeB, but then when I load up windows (pressing close/open a few times during boot) the drive won't show up. I take it this has nothing to do with my BIOS settings because the drive is recongised in Slax? Just in case these are my BIOS settings ... === IDE Bus Master : Enabled Onchip IDE1 Controller : Enabled Master Drive PIO Mode : Auto Slave Drive PIO Mode : Auto Master Drive Ultra DMA : Disabled Slave Drive Ultra DMA : Disabled Onchip Serial ATA Setting Onchip Serial ATA Mode : IDE (also has the RAID option) SATA Raid ROM : Disabled Onchip Serial ATA : Auto Serial ATA 1 Mode : IDE3 Master Serial ATA 2 Mode : IDE4 Master === Does my mobo not support the Hitachi in windows? Will I have to buy a SATA PCI board to get it to work? If so what one is the best? Cheers for your help!