Re: x64 Ultimate: Installation challenge
Not familiar with your machine but there are quite a few mobo that use 2
different SATA controllers and as such need 2 different drivers.
Then of course there is that 64bit issue...are the drivers you are trying to
"Devonshire" <Devonshire@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>I am trying to install Vista x64 Ultimate on a XP Pro system.
> 1. My Alienware Dual Xeon system passed the MS Vista upgrade
> test with flying colors.
> 2. When I insert the x64 Vista installation DVD it can't see the hard
> 3. I had researched and located the Silicon Image Sil 3114 SATARaid
> Controller driver and downloaded it. I burned those driver files to a CD.
> http://www.siliconimage.com/support/...1&satar aid=0
> Driver 6/24/2007 126.96.36.199 229 KB
> 4. I then stuck the SAT controller driver in a CD ROM drive and browsed
> it's location, then the installation siftware indicates that no drivers
> on that drive....
> Do i need to replace the SATA controller with one with better Vista x64