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Originally Posted by Rick Rogers
Is it a SATA or RAID array? You may need to install an appropriate driver
via floppy for XP's setup to recognize it. Sata drives were not common when
XP was released, and XP's setup would not contain any drivers to support it.
Also, it has to be via floppy, as XP setup does not provide for adding
drivers from any other source.
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"Nemesis72" <Nemesis72.firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> everything step have workedup until the point where i try to install
> i receive a message stating that setup did not find any hard drive
> why is this and how can i bypass this roadblock
HI, I have the same problem with a pre-installed Ultimate on a Notebook, so what do you do if you don't have a diskette drive. Ok I know the prompt to add additional drivers etc when installing XP Pro but can we get it to add the extra driver from CD.
Just exactly where will we get a driver for SATA for XP?
My XP Pro desktop system uses a SATA drive just fine.
Thanks for any light you can shed on this.
Just a thought. My Vista Ultimate is an OEM Pre-install (service partition) so I don't have a Vista DVD to help out.