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Windows 7: BSOD error message when installing XP for dual boot


20 Nov 2009   #1

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BSOD error message when installing XP for dual boot

hi was wondering if i could get any tips or advice, i keep getting bsod error message when trying to install xp, it looks like i have to install the sata drivers, i think i have to slipstream the driver with xp as from my post here, but i cant find the sata driver for my toshiba hard drive anywhere. My sony vgn-aw120j does not have drivers for xp on the sony website and toshiba does not have drivers on theirs. my hard drive is a mk-3252gsx from toshiba, many many thanks

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21 Nov 2009   #2

7600.20510 x86
 
 

Hi. You don't have to slipstream.

You do need the SATA driver though, available on floppy, CD, DVD or a hard drive not attached to SATA (like IDE.)

I believe this is what you're looking for. it will make a floppy for you so you can have that when installing XP. Hold down f6 (I think, from memory) when it asks during install if you need to install other drivers.
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21 Nov 2009   #3

windows7
 
 

hi torrent, thanks for helping, if i put the sata driver on cd will the xp
(2002 xp disc) setup find it?, i thought it would only look for a floppy.
im not sure what the chipset name is, i see montevina and also something intel cantiga pm45 on my system info.
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21 Nov 2009   #4

7600.20510 x86
 
 

I think it will work from a CD but not entirely sure. My strong guess is yes, as long as the CD/DVD drive in not attached to a SATA port and is IDE drive instead.

I gave you the correct link above. I edited my post before with it.
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21 Nov 2009   #5

windows7
 
 

ooh, im so confused, my brain hurts, he he. i dont have a floppy drive, thats why i thought i had to slipstream it, i hope the cd works. im going to put those files from the download link on to a cd and try installing xp again, thanks for helping
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21 Nov 2009   #6

7600.20510 x86
 
 

You'd be better off putting the driver on a USB key then. That definitely doesn't use SATA.
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21 Nov 2009   #7

windows7
 
 

hi torrent , im going to try it now, ill update shortly
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21 Nov 2009   #8

windows7
 
 

it didnt work, i get a message on xp setup that says, "windows could not find floppy drive to install oem drivers" i might have to try the slipstream method
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21 Nov 2009   #9

7600.20510 x86
 
 

It's probably because you didn't extract from the downloaded file. That file is supposed to make a floppy. Just placing it on USB will not work.
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21 Nov 2009   #10

windows7
 
 

ill check it out, all i did was unzip the download file, and put the unzipped files on the usb
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