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Windows 7: Need help installing drivers for a sata controller card.

08 Jul 2013   #11
seraphryu

windows 7 64 bit, windows XP 32 bit
 
 

well, i was asking for cheap recommendations for my obsolete mobo and that was the card that came up. i guess i'll just have to return it then. thx all.


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08 Jul 2013   #12
theog

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ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Faladu View Post
If the piece of hardware has no 7 support listed, I would return it, and btw this time get a SATA 5.0/6.0 speed card, that was 3.0, and maybe an indicator that it is rather old, was red flag to me.

[only said 5.0/6.0 because I happen to have looked at these cards in Fry's the other day and they were all 5.0]

No 7 support now seems ridiculous for a NEW part.
The Silicon drivers are not the problem, as the drivers will work in Windows 8.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by seraphryu View Post
well, i was asking for cheap recommendations for my obsolete mobo and that was the card that came up. i guess i'll just have to return it then. thx all.
I would return for replacement.
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