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SATA Drivers - Load in Windows XP Setup on Dual Boot

How to Load SATA Drivers in Windows XP Setup on Dual Boot PC
Published by theog
23 Feb 2010
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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.
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1) Copy your SATA drivers to a floppy disk.
NOTE: Keep this disk in a safe place, as it will be need to use in the Recovery Console.
NOTE: You cannot use a USB flash drive for this.

2) Press F6 at the first screen.
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3) When you get to the load drive screen, Press S
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4) Next screen, Press Enter
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5) Choose your Sata Controller. Press Enter
NOTE: For this example, I am using Promise Fastrak 376.
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6) When drivers have load, press Enter
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7) Continue with setup here:

A connected USB floppy disk drive does not work when you press F6 to install mass storage drivers during the Windows XP installation process
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27 Feb 2010   #1
Capt.Jack Sparrow

Windows 7 Ultimate - 64-bit | Windows 8 Pro - 64-bit
 
 

Good Tutorial Ray ...

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27 Feb 2010   #2
theog

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Capt.Jack Sparrow View Post
Good Tutorial Ray ...
Thank you, Captain.

Ray.
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28 Feb 2010   #3
fatih

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 
selecting the right driver?

I had bought a new laptop almost 3 months ago. It is hp pavilion and its specifications are Win 7 home premium 64 bit, 4 gb ram, amd dual core processor, 2 hardisk (320 gb x2).so i decided to install wix xp sp3 to the second hardisk. I had problems about the installation like acpi.sys error and i come to your tutorial. So which driver and where can i find the right driver for my need? Thanks for help
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28 Feb 2010   #4
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by fatih View Post
I had bought a new laptop almost 3 months ago. It is hp pavilion and its specifications are Win 7 home premium 64 bit, 4 gb ram, amd dual core processor, 2 hardisk (320 gb x2).so i decided to install wix xp sp3 to the second hardisk. I had problems about the installation like acpi.sys error and i come to your tutorial. So which driver and where can i find the right driver for my need? Thanks for help
Have look at Support & Drivers here:

HP United States - Computers, Laptops, Servers, Printers and more
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28 Feb 2010   #5
fatih

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

I think you misunderstand me. I am trying to make dual boot with win xp and Windows 7 is preinstalled.
New to site,very nice!


I am running into a problem trying to add WindowsXP. I get through the partioning OK. But when I try to install WinXP after the intial setup by windows I get a Blue-Screen with the following message:
Stop: 0X0000007E (0X0000005, 0XF78D1EA0, 0XF78D1B9C)
acpi.sys-Address F73B9D66 base at F73AE000, Date Stamp 480252b1
I never get to the actual windows setup.

I have problem like above. So do I have to choose sata driver for xp or win 7? There is no data drivers in hp websites.Sorry but I am a new bee,May be its very stupid questions but thanks a lot.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Feb 2010   #6
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by fatih View Post
I think you misunderstand me. I am trying to make dual boot with win xp and Windows 7 is preinstalled.
New to site,very nice!


I am running into a problem trying to add WindowsXP. I get through the partioning OK. But when I try to install WinXP after the intial setup by windows I get a Blue-Screen with the following message:
Stop: 0X0000007E (0X0000005, 0XF78D1EA0, 0XF78D1B9C)
acpi.sys-Address F73B9D66 base at F73AE000, Date Stamp 480252b1
I never get to the actual windows setup.

I have problem like above. So do I have to choose sata driver for xp or win 7? There is no data drivers in hp websites.Sorry but I am a new bee,May be its very stupid questions but thanks a lot.
Yes, you will need to download the SATA drivers for Win XP.

Which Sata controller do you have?
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28 Feb 2010   #7
fatih

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by fatih View Post
I think you misunderstand me. I am trying to make dual boot with win xp and Windows 7 is preinstalled.
New to site,very nice!


I am running into a problem trying to add WindowsXP. I get through the partioning OK. But when I try to install WinXP after the intial setup by windows I get a Blue-Screen with the following message:
Stop: 0X0000007E (0X0000005, 0XF78D1EA0, 0XF78D1B9C)
acpi.sys-Address F73B9D66 base at F73AE000, Date Stamp 480252b1
I never get to the actual windows setup.

I have problem like above. So do I have to choose sata driver for xp or win 7? There is no data drivers in hp websites.Sorry but I am a new bee,May be its very stupid questions but thanks a lot.
Yes, you will need to download the SATA drivers for Win XP.

Which Sata controller do you have?
I have no idea which sata controller I have? how can I know that and there is no sata driver even nothing driver for xp for my laptop (hp Pavilion dv 7 3013 eo ) only vista and Windows 7.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Feb 2010   #8
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by fatih View Post
I had bought a new laptop almost 3 months ago. It is hp pavilion and its specifications are Win 7 home premium 64 bit, 4 gb ram, amd dual core processor, 2 hardisk (320 gb x2).so i decided to install wix xp sp3 to the second hardisk. I had problems about the installation like acpi.sys error and i come to your tutorial. So which driver and where can i find the right driver for my need? Thanks for help
Have search here:

HP Pavilion dv7-3000 Entertainment Notebook PC series- Download drivers and software - HP Business Support Center
My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Feb 2010   #9
fatih

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by fatih View Post
I had bought a new laptop almost 3 months ago. It is hp pavilion and its specifications are Win 7 home premium 64 bit, 4 gb ram, amd dual core processor, 2 hardisk (320 gb x2).so i decided to install wix xp sp3 to the second hardisk. I had problems about the installation like acpi.sys error and i come to your tutorial. So which driver and where can i find the right driver for my need? Thanks for help
Have search here:

HP Pavilion dv7-3000 Entertainment Notebook PC series- Download drivers and software - HP Business Support Center
I searched it before there is only hp quick launch buttons driver for xp for my laptop. What i have to do then if there is no driver ?
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