DOSNET.INF Note: This section is required. Is there any way to install windows (XP) onto a SATA drive without a floppy and without opening the case? one question i had was would i be able to change the drive letter of one of my dvd drives to A so that windows will install from there instead of Windows Setup in the early Text Mode phase will access drive A: via redirected BIOS Interrupt 13h and read F6 Floppy Driver files from the image file on USB thumbdrive. weblink
Installation didn't show the 2nd drive. Once up and running, uses Windows driver for full SATA. However manufacturers are recognising the death of the floppy with online BIOS update utilities under windows.All these Sata difficulties are not well documented by the MB manufacturers. Select the containing directory and click next. http://www.prime-expert.com/articles/a01/installing-windows-xp-with-f6-ahci-raid-drivers-from-dvd-without-floppy-drive.php
Top quality tutorial, and it worked a treat. How to install Windows XP from customized ISO file with F6 AHCI/RAID drivers if I don't have DVD drive? 6. User #10737 7925 posts Steve Whirlpool Forums Addict reference: whrl.pl/RBnK8 posted 2005-May-10, 11:11 pm AEST edited 2005-May-11, 12:40 am AEST ref: whrl.pl/RBnK8 posted 2005-May-10, 11:11 pm AEST (edited2005-May-11, 12:40 am Open TXTSETUP.SIF using your favorite text editor.
nForce3 motherboard here is supported natively too. Reset Post Submit Post Search Related Discussions 0 Opinions on these 2 cases??? Who needs them? 2. F6 Driver Install Windows 7 aowen512Jul 11, 2005, 12:23 PM when i first installed windows and what not i had a floppy drive installed.
User #62954 488 posts JAB_au Forum Regular reference: whrl.pl/RBmb4 posted 2005-May-10, 1:35 pm AEST ref: whrl.pl/RBmb4 posted 2005-May-10, 1:35 pm AEST cooks44 writes... Add Sata Driver To Bootable Usb Flash Drive When finished, it will display some version information regarding the newly copied Windows Installation Package. To insert the SATA drivers within the installation package, you need to have it saved on the HDD. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/11533-45-install-sata-drivers-floppy-drive the best tutor in my life!
What if we add the driver by ourselves before installing Windows? that was to be my plan of attack.... Windows Xp With Sata Drivers Iso That doesn't tell me much. F6 Floppy Drivers This picked up the 2nd SATA drive and let me format it.
Also, AHCI mode is modern, thus better than ATA in terms of speed (NCQ) and features (for example, hotplugging). Thus, for those owning older mainboards with SATA support an extra step is required while attempting to install Windows XP. Win 7 - Win XP Dual Boot Is a floppy drive needed to install SATA drivers? http://directoryhint.com/sata-driver/install-sata-drivers-with-no-floppy.php I always have one even if I need it only for my RAID installation.
Basically the pack adds support into XP for all of the current controllers on the market without you having to do much at all.That way you have an XP CD that Nlite Slipstream Windows 7 I have searched the MS Knowledge base and Googled for it but can't find anything.Thanks in advance,Si Share Flag This conversation is currently closed to new comments. 5 total posts (Page Please do not enter contact information.
If you're read what I'd written you'd find that for once I'd written something not to be glazed over. :)The pack includes all (or at least most) currently known text mode Enter the ComputerName in place of WorkStation. Floppy discs and floppy drives are notoriously unreliable sobs. Download Windows Xp Sp3 Sata Ahci To create and save an ISO simply click the Create Image mode option and then Make ISO.
If you are seeking additional information on this article, please ask in our forum or contact us directly.NameEmail Search Raymond.cc Follow us on Google+ Like us on Facebook Follow us on Bob Reply D.M SAMANTA 2 years ago Thank you sir!! That doesn't tell me much. this content For example, Windows has builting support for ATA disk controllers (see figure above in this article).
with the greatest respect, I think you are being stubborn and making more work for yourself Floppy discs and floppy drives are notoriously unreliable sobs. Otherwise, only HDD and FDD are accessible. A minimum of 1GB available hard disk space for CD's. The new CD will be the twin copy of the Windows Installation CD but with one difference, it includes the SATA driver.
Thompson, Hell's Angels, 1965 patJul 14, 2005, 9:09 AM That because the controller for the SATA interface is the same for the PATA interface. I really didn't want to install a floppy drive in my new server! Perhaps generic was the wrong word - all encompassing solution. If your INF/SYS files are for single device, you won't see this screen. 10) Click "Next" to confirm the driver list: 11) Say "Yes" in "Do you want to start the
Is there a way to install the third party driver without using a floppy, or am I going to have to invest in a USB floppy drive? The reason this way doesn't work for disk drivers is because Windows must have access to the disk all the time during installation. We use Bart BFI utility to inject F6 Floppy Driver files into the image file of floppy-to-CD boot switcher before passing it to FlashBoot for conversion. 3. Handy for some of us - perhaps not for your average home user but the effect is still the same.
But it still means lots of effort to go and find the PCI bus address blah blah bing bong stuff for the specific chipset/card you hav I think you're still misunderstanding