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Windows 7: Drivers for hard drive?!?

16 Jul 2010   #21
theog

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ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by magnetnerd View Post
Well this is odd. I tried to install this one:
Intel(R) Rapid Storage Technology



Then this one:

Intel(R) Matrix Storage Manager


And they both said my computer doesn't meet the minimum requirements.

...???
Both of those downloads are for when Windows is installed.


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16 Jul 2010   #22
magnetnerd

Windows Vista
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post

Both of those downloads are for when Windows is installed.
As in...when it's being installed?

If not then I don't know why it's not working. I'm on seven right now.
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16 Jul 2010   #23
theog

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by magnetnerd View Post
Okay, kind of a weird thing happening here.

Background first:
Computer: Asus X83V notebook
OS: Windows Vista Home

I'm trying to do a clean install with seven. I have both a DVD from Microsoft as well as a downloaded ISO directly from Microsoft. Both of these DVD's yield the same result.

When I boot from the DVD, I'm allowed to start the setup process, do a custom install, then it asks me for drivers for my hard drive. I don't have the option to continue.

When I'm in Vista and run the DVD, I'm able to select one partition of my hard drive that the OS is not installed on and install Vista on there. As in, it actually works.

The problem is that I want a clean install, everything wiped, etc.

so...ideas?
Have you installed Windows 7 now?
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16 Jul 2010   #24
magnetnerd

Windows Vista
 
 

Yes. Switching from Enhanced to Compatible did the trick. Now the problem (if it's even a problem?) is that I can't switch back to Enhanced.

To clarify, we're talking about the SATA operation mode in the BIOS.
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16 Jul 2010   #25
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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Follow this tutorial:

AHCI : Enable in Windows 7 / Vista

Or

Reinstall using the Sata Contorer drivers in setup.
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16 Jul 2010   #26
magnetnerd

Windows Vista
 
 

SWEET!

That worked.

I'm now fully up and running. You guys are insanely awesome.

Thanks
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17 Jul 2010   #27
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by magnetnerd View Post
SWEET!

That worked.

I'm now fully up and running. You guys are insanely awesome.

Thanks
You are welcome, we are here 24/7 to help.
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