Went to MSI site and downloaded the SATA drivers, installed them to set up raid. If you're read what I'd written you'd find that for once I'd written something not to be glazed over. :) Awww c'mon. Q: Any other ideas why it might not work? What decent laptop comes with a floppy drive anyway? this content
Save WINNT.SIF. Windows XP does not provide drivers for all the SATA controllers, therefore, during the installation procedure, the user must insert a floppy with the drivers that came in the package along Meditation - how to practise it? Reply Renold 4 years ago Super Guru!!!!
Likewise AHCI, operating system can't handle such situation by default, "out of the box", and requires special assistance from you for that case — in the form of driver. 2. Archive View Return to standard view Industry news Submit news Previous articles Discussion forum Search Popular topics Community Rules Moderation FAQ Whirlpool FAQ Rep code of conduct Knowledge base Index Job Alternatively, you might be able to download a newer driver from the SATA or RAID chipset manufacturer such as the drivers from the Intel website for their chipsets. A4: The Power Management (ACPI) should be enabled in BIOS setup.
I tried this a couple of times with my GigaByte N7400Pro2 mobo (Sil3112 SATA controller) but never got it to work :(I the end I just built a CD with numerous Reply Hera 4 years ago Dear, you saved my time and my money by reading your post. However today there are many computers with USB ports and CD/DVD drive, but without floppy drive.This article explains how to use USB thumbdrive instead of F6 floppy disk with AHCI/RAID drivers F6 Driver Install Windows 7 WINNT.SIF - Unattended Script For more information on unattended scripts see Article TTID# 202.
Under these circumstances, no floppy means the impossibility to install Windows XP on SATA (on some mainboards). It worked flawlessly and I was able to integrate the SATA raid drivers into the xp install CD. Windows already contains hundreeds of drivers for wide range of supported hardware, but not for everything, unfortunately. http://news.softpedia.com/news/Install-Windows-XP-On-SATA-Without-a-Floppy-F6-47807.shtml N-lite isn't perfect when importing textmode drivers.
The driver needs to be of a Textmode type and not a PNP type to be included in the XP setup. Windows Xp Sata Drivers Download nLite makes the process very easy. long live Reply E.P.C. 8 years ago Hello Everyone specially the moderator & the one who gave advise, A million thanks to you… i can now sleep the whole night today when i trying to install window7 i got a error A required CD/DVD drive device is missing if you have a driver floppy disk,CD,D Trick to installing Windows XP onto a
Step by step guide a) Prepare image of floppy-to-CD boot switcher with integrated F6 Floppy Driver files for SATA/RAID controller Create new folder C:\create_floppy_image and extract contents of create_floppy_image.zip into it. Windows Setup will find and install the correct driver automatically. ▼Leavecomment Windows 7/8/10 installation and tuning Windows XP installation and tuning Install Windows XP Without DVD Drive Install Windows XP With Windows Xp With Sata Drivers Iso You current setting should be called AHCI or raid (if raid, try to switch to AHCI first), the legacy setting is usually called legacy or IDE. F6 Floppy Drivers Now, as the SATA HDD prices have lowered to a level where anybody can afford to choose a SATA enabled HDD instead of an IDE one, a great migration has been
Make sure that the destination partition / HDD has enough space to store the contents of the installation CD. news Total Effort :D User #21427 22125 posts mrd Whirlpool Forums Addict reference: whrl.pl/RBl53 posted 2005-May-10, 12:51 pm AEST ref: whrl.pl/RBl53 posted 2005-May-10, 12:51 pm AEST Shakow writes... Kanski Whirlpool Forums Addict reference: whrl.pl/RBnPc posted 2005-May-10, 11:35 pm AEST ref: whrl.pl/RBnPc posted 2005-May-10, 11:35 pm AEST ferzal writes... Anyway, thanks - I still have some hair left thanks to this. Windows Xp Sata Drivers Usb
Arghhhh... They choose to install Windows and applications on SATA drives because they provide more speed which determines the system to run smoother. If everything is OK, new file merged_floppy.img will be created in C:\create_floppy_image. have a peek at these guys The XP version I'm working with is XP Pro original, so I'm not sure if the method will be the same with your version.
Prerequisites (things to prepare in advance) 4. Nlite Slipstream Windows 7 You're hurting Uncle Bill with comments like that! Reply mave 8 years ago love and gratitude raymond…..
The laptop I'm using is a Toshiba Portege M400-S4031. Reply Siegfried 9 years ago I spent two days and 3 CD that ended being a coaster. Motherboard manufacturers started to implement the new standard years ago, when the technology was young and expensive. Download Windows Xp Sp3 Sata Ahci First of all, you can try to disable AHCI mode in your BIOS setup and turn your SATA disk controller into ATA compatible mode.
It's recommended to use Windows XP (32/64bit) or Windows Server 2003 (32/64bit), depending on availability of Text Mode Drivers from the vendor of your SATA/RAID controller. I have installed this MB and despite Foxconn support saying a floppy would be necessary for the Sata HDD installation, I was able to get the sata drive recognised out of Floppy discs and floppy drives are notoriously unreliable sobs. check my blog This isn't as easy as it might sound.
you say it didn't work? PS I can burn the SATA drivers onto a CD if required Do that. User #21427 22125 posts mrd Whirlpool Forums Addict reference: whrl.pl/RBndj posted 2005-May-10, 8:19 pm AEST ref: whrl.pl/RBndj posted 2005-May-10, 8:19 pm AEST arthurking writes... Excellent demonstration.
What if we add the driver by ourselves before installing Windows? A2: Maybe you are intermixing 32-bit/64-bit drivers and operating system of different bitness. A3: Make sure your copy Windows XP has at least Service Pack 2 integrated. share|improve this answer answered Oct 19 '11 at 14:56 Jens Erat 10.2k113449 add a comment| up vote 1 down vote Standard Windows XP installation can only read SATA drivers files from Windows provides special mechanism for that purpose: loading drivers during Windows Setup, when Windows Setup had not yet loaded Windows Kernel, and operating in Text Mode.
For that reason, Windows must load Text Mode Drivers from floppy. All users are strongly encouraged to upgrade to the lastest version of Firefox 24. Installing SATA Drivers without a Floppy Disk (Intel Only) Return to Home|Articles | Software|Printer Maybe an unsupported controller. Late SiS do too.
I would have thought MS would have put more support for SATA/RAID controllers into SP2 Me too. For our hardware below we want the Intel ICH9R chipset. Kanski Whirlpool Forums Addict reference: whrl.pl/RBmZH posted 2005-May-10, 6:39 pm AEST ref: whrl.pl/RBmZH posted 2005-May-10, 6:39 pm AEST Steve writes... At least 2 were always corrupted.
Because floppy does not exist, HDD is uninitialized, and everything else is just unavailable in Text-Mode Setup under BIOS, the only way to go is to add AHCI/RAID drivers to Windows