Hard disk problem

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I have two IBM DTTA 350840 disks on a machine that has Win2k SP2 installed. The MB is TUSL2-C from ASUS. The problem is that Win2k forces the first disk (primary master) to work in PIO 4 mode, rather than in UDMA2 for which is capable. The second disk (primary slave) works just fine in UDMA2 mode. Both disks are recognized as UDMA2 by BIOS... Any ideas how to convince Windows to use UDMA2 on the first disk?
 

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Are you running the latest chipset drivers?

<A HREF="http://support.intel.com/support/chipsets/driver.htm" target="_new">http://support.intel.com/support/chipsets/driver.htm</A>

If not, install the Intel Software Chipset Utility, then the Ultra ATA Storage Driver, and last ... the Intel Application Accelerator.

Reboot between each driver installation.

I know that your drives are not ATA/100 ... but the Application Accelerator won't install on the system unless it detects the Ultra ATA Storage Driver.

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Tried all three, didn't work. I already had Intel Software Chipset Utility installed. The weirdest thing is that I think that it all worked fine a few days ago when I installed Win2k... Maybe SP2 is to blame? Tnx for help anyway...