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Windows 7: SATA Drivers - Load in Windows XP Setup on Dual Boot


23 Feb 2010   #39
theog

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ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 
SATA Drivers - Load in Windows XP Setup on Dual Boot

How to Load SATA Drivers in Windows XP Setup on your Dual Boot PC with Vista or Windows 7

When you install Win XP, setup can not find your Hard Drive.Click here to read the entire tutorial


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14 May 2010   #40
Erekjm

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Quick question, will a USB external floppy drive work for this or does it have to be internal?

Purchased new HPE 150t and want to dual boot XP for older games that may be glitchy under windows 7. Would like to make it less complicated as possible and already have external floppy, but I see you mentioned USB flash drives won't work so just curious, thanks!

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15 May 2010   #41
theog

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Erekjm View Post
Quick question, will a USB external floppy drive work for this or does it have to be internal?

Purchased new HPE 150t and want to dual boot XP for older games that may be glitchy under windows 7. Would like to make it less complicated as possible and already have external floppy, but I see you mentioned USB flash drives won't work so just curious, thanks!
Yes, USB external floppy is Ok,but same newer one will not work.
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07 Jul 2010   #42
Yomero

7/xp
 
 

Hello, i have a situation here... i have tried to install XP SP3 x86 in my laptop HP Pavilion 3063cl, i downloaded the AMD SATA AHCI Controller and driver from HP but didn't works i slipstreamed this files in nlite with multiple driver folder option... when de xp install is running loading some files suddenly a blue screen error appears...

Someone who can help me please!!!, it is make me crazy, sorry for my bad english.

HD: ST9500420AS ATA Device
Chipset: AMD 785GX
Southbridge: ID439D

... i used the drivers listed in this page General XP Downgrade Guide for HP Laptops - HP Support Forum
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07 Jul 2010   #43
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Yomero View Post
Hello, i have a situation here... i have tried to install XP SP3 x86 in my laptop HP Pavilion 3063cl, i downloaded the AMD SATA AHCI Controller and driver from HP but didn't works i slipstreamed this files in nlite with multiple driver folder option... when de xp install is running loading some files suddenly a blue screen error appears...

Someone who can help me please!!!, it is make me crazy, sorry for my bad english.

HD: ST9500420AS ATA Device
Chipset: AMD 785GX
Southbridge: ID439D

... i used the drivers listed in this page General XP Downgrade Guide for HP Laptops - HP Support Forum
Your HP Pavilion 3063cl is not listed, in the link.
You may be downloading the wrong drivers.
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08 Jul 2010   #44
Yomero

7/xp
 
 

Hi, sorry the inconveniences and the late reply... my laptop is a DV7. The model is not listed in the link but in the part 3 for ''Difficult Models'' says that DV7 are difficult to downgrade, it is possible task but needs many efforts... I have looking for SATA drivers for days in many forums but i just have found the drivers in the link of the last reply...

AMD SATA AHCI Controller: 32bit_ATI_SB7xx_RAID&AHCI_driver_v9-4_WHQL.zip - Windows Live

AMD SATA AHCI Driver from HP: ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp43501-44000/sp43839.exe

HD: ST9500420AS ATA Device
Chipset: AMD 785GX
Southbridge: ID439D

Some pious soul that can help me to find the SATA drivers for xp...

I have a doubt... the chipset drivers are needed for XP instalation wheather in external usb floppy or slipstreaming? ... i don't know if i told it well... i expect anxiously your answer !
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08 Jul 2010   #45
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Yomero View Post
Hi, sorry the inconveniences and the late reply... my laptop is a DV7. The model is not listed in the link but in the part 3 for ''Difficult Models'' says that DV7 are difficult to downgrade, it is possible task but needs many efforts... I have looking for SATA drivers for days in many forums but i just have found the drivers in the link of the last reply...

AMD SATA AHCI Controller: 32bit_ATI_SB7xx_RAID&AHCI_driver_v9-4_WHQL.zip - Windows Live

AMD SATA AHCI Driver from HP: ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp43501-44000/sp43839.exe

HD: ST9500420AS ATA Device
Chipset: AMD 785GX
Southbridge: ID439D

Some pious soul that can help me to find the SATA drivers for xp...

I have a doubt... the chipset drivers are needed for XP instalation wheather in external usb floppy or slipstreaming? ... i don't know if i told it well... i expect anxiously your answer !
Both have the same drivers when unziped.

AMD SATA AHCI Controller: 32bit_ATI_SB7xx_RAID&AHCI_driver_v9-4_WHQL.zip - Windows Live

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AMD SATA AHCI Driver from HP: ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp43501-44000/sp43839.exe

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09 Jul 2010   #46
EverWin

Windows 7
 
 
AMD SB8XX AHCI XP Drivers

plz find the attachment,.
its an AMD SB8XX AHCI XP Driver

Regards


Attached Files
File Type: zip SB8xx[3.2.1540.35].zip (117.1 KB, 553 views)
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10 Jul 2010   #47
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by EverWin View Post
plz find the attachment,.
its an AMD SB8XX AHCI XP Driver

Regards
Hi EverWin

Your driver attachment is same as Yomero both links.
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11 Jul 2010   #48
EverWin

Windows 7
 
 

One of the demerit of AMD chipset when downgrading to windows XP.

when you integrate an AMD AHCI driver ver. bla bla & create a XP DISC

& you again Integrate new/old version of AHCI driver, trust me it never works.

its not sata driver problem.

you need to start over again from start.

Get Windows XP SP3 Virgin DISC & Add only one of the AMD AHCI driver & try again.
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10 Aug 2010   #49
wpatters1229

Windows 7 64bit
 
 
Question about the drivers for xp in a dual boot with windows 7

I see that the process says you need to have a floppy drive. My two systems that I am working with do not have floppies. But maybe I do not need it. Here is my plan. Please tell me if I'm nuts.

I currently have an xp pro machine running on a sata drive. Home grown.
I have since built a newer faster machine also with sata drives running windows 7 64 bit.

I really would like to keep this xp pro machine too since it has a bunch of apps that I am afraid will not run under windows 7 and even if they did I am not sure where the downloads are that I got them from.

OK so here is my idea. I take out the C drive from the xp machine and put it in with the other sata drives in my new win 7 machine. Go do the dual boot and tell it to point to the drive that has the xp pro on it. Being that it already has sata drivers will it work?

I have never done a dual boot but am not a total virgin to hardware and software. Just really do not want to have to load the windows 7 all over again as I have it running pretty good with a ton of adobe software.

Any ideas if I should just trash this idea or go for it. I have EasyBCD but have never used it. If someone who maybe has done this before could hold my hand or at the least point me to somewhere that has some instructions.

Thanks
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