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Sata drivers

Question: Sata drivers

ok i have an ATV8X-LA motherboard which i have read is an oem board. i have 2 160GB SATA drives that i need to load with xp, but when i run the setup, it says i need Raid controllers on a floppy disk but i dont have the floppy disk or cd-rom that came with the computer. and i cant get one for the hard drvies. my question is is there a way i can download the raid drivers from somewhere, or would anyone have the drivers that i need?

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hi well i am new to sata stuff i got 2 satas integrated into my motherboard and i am trying to flash my xbox 360 hard drive but my satas dont get found it cant find ne connection from the sata to the 360 drive. the sata drives are also labeled SATA0 and SATA1. i also just checked my bios when i tryed to enable them it wouldnt let me it just said unknown device...whats going on here how do i enable em? im running windows xp sp2 home on dell dimension 8300.

heres the drivers that r recognized

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Answer:SATA PROBLEM(sata drivers arent detected on the cpu)

If the drives are not found by the BIOS you need to get a updated BIOS first.

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Having issues with RAID0 array being detected by Windows7 Ultimate x64 as SCSI. Apparently these drivers are the 'default' drivers that install when the RAID array is initialized. There is no option at this point to install other drivers instead.

Using DeviceManager, there is an option to 'update drivers', and regardless of the method chosen, even selecting the file for a previously-downloaded set of drivers, Windows7 always comes back with a message of "Windows has determined that the best drivers for your system are already installed". Considering that SCSI drivers are the OLDEST ones out there, and actual SCSI devices are becoming rarer and rarer, how is it that these drivers cannot be replaced with more current and more applicable drivers?

Does anyone know of a usable workaround to install non-SCSI drivers to replace the default ones?

Thanks in advance!

Answer:Replacing SCSI storage drivers with IDE or SATA drivers

If this is for the motherboard listed in your specs, you need to install the AMD RAID driver,

AMD Chipset Drivers

May also want to install the chipset driver while you're at it if you haven't.

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Question: SATA Drivers

These things are the bain of my life. I thought that I had a floppy with them on, but it seems not to work.My Hard Drives are Maxtors, and the motherboard is an Asus K8VSEDX. I assume that the drivers are on the Asus web site, but they are avoiding being obvious. Can any one help please.

Answer:SATA Drivers

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I've just been reading a comment on another thread that SATA HDD are the best to buy. There is a problem with them as far as I know though, in that Windows does not include any drivers for these drives and you need them on a floppy or CD which you use somehow. I know about the idea of pressing F6 during the initial stages of a Windows installation, but how you deal with it when just adding a new addittional HDD I don't know.Also there is a problem, at least I have one, in that I can't get F6 or F8 (for a safe mode,) to work. I wonder if this is because I have one of these fancy keyboards which give the 'F' keys two uses, and the 'F' facility doesn't work until the 'F-Lock' button on the keyboard is pressed, which doesn't work during the booting up process!Do we know whether M/s. are yet including the drivers for SATA HDDs in the present editions of Windows, or will we have to wait for a new incarnation.

Answer:SATA drivers and XP SP2

It does depend on what system you have....for example I use an Asus P4P800 Deluxe which has an Intel 865 chipset.This DOES support SATA drives without any extra drivers.I have one SATA drive in the pc.I just plugged it in from new and installed Windows in exactly the same way as with an IDE drive.I could have elected to use a RAID 0 array instead if I wished as that would not need any extra drivers either.In fact the only time I would need any additional 3rd party drivers with this board is if I wanted to set up an IDE RAID array. Many boards do need extra drivers though and I agree it is high time that all new motherboards had SATA as the default and Windows supported it so that no extra drivers were needed.It often adds an unnecessary complication to the setting up of a new pc. Maybe someone out there knows the reason for this but my suspicious mind trends towards legal/licencing issues with the third party RAID/SATA controllers that many motherboard manufacturers use.So please correct me on this if you know the answer folks.

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Question: XP SATA drivers

I have a laptop that has two SATA hard drives. I have a copy of winXP Pro that I want to dual boot on the second hard drive (the first has vista).

My problem is that XP doesn't have the drivers for SATA. I've got this nLite program that I've been told can allow me to insert the .inf file of the driver for that chipset into an .iso of the XP cd. My problem is that the driver is an .exe and I can't find it as a .inf anywhere. How can I get it as an .inf or convert it?

Help?

Answer:XP SATA drivers

winrar but sata drivers aren't usually .exe files

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Hi,

I know that setting up WinXP on SATA disk will ask for SATA/RAID drivers before it could recognize the HDD,but why would windows 7 also wont recognize my SATA HDD ? (I always thought Windows 7 will recognize SATA drives)

PC Config

Pentium 4
Intel 850 Chipset MB
250GB HDD Seagate SATA
RAM 3GB
PCI to SATA card installed.
No Option to set SATA to IDE/AHCI in BIOS

regards

Answer:Win 7 and SATA drivers

You may have a old Sata Controller with no drivers in Windows 7 DVD,
for a example Promise Fastrak 376.
SATA Driver - Load in Windows 7 or Vista Setup

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Question: SATA drivers

I am re-installing Windows XP on system with a new SATA HDD. I know that Windows XP does not support SATA, direct from the CD. I know that I can install the drivers by pressing f6. What I don't know is where to get the drivers. Manufacturer's web sites send me round in circles and spit me out. Web searches offer to download programs that will update my own systems drivers. But nobody seems able to give/sell me the drivers for any specific SATA drive. I'm looking for drivers for a Western Digital WDC WD1600BEVT-60ZCT1. It should be simple! Any ideas?
 

Answer:SATA drivers

Does the hard drive show in BIOS and have you tried just going for it as XP sometimes runs fine without having to install extra drivers during setup.

Jenny
 

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Question: SATA DRIVERS ?

 
Hi Guys my pc won't boot up and on the black screen I get a message that sez BOOTMGR NOT FOUND or something like that.
Now on my machine I have 2 drives, a 1TB for storage and a 750 GB for games and art work and this drive contain the OS.
Now at times when the system trys to boot up and gets to the screen where its showing whats connected to the machine, it will list the storage drive with the 950 or 60 GB which is accurate but when it list the system drive it lists it as 7GB.
So what I did was to set the PC to boot from the CD Drive and put in my WIN 7 disc and set it to repair.
But when it starts to load I get a screen that sez SELECT OS but my OS is not there so the next option is IF OS IS NOT FOUND SELECT LOAD DRIVERS AND HIT OK.
Now the problem is that the only disc that I have is the one that comes with the drive and when you put that in there are no drivers.
The box on the WIN 7 screen is looking for a file called SYSTEM INFORMATION so I clicked on every item that I found in the disc and none of them are the ones.
It just gives me an error box that sez THE SPECIFIED LOCATION DOES NOT CONTAIN ANY INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR HARDWARE.
So since I can't track down drivers for it, should I just go ahead and still try the repair even though the OS is not found in the box ?
How do I get a BOOTMGR file ?
Thanks
 

Answer:SATA DRIVERS ?

Two possibilities.
 
Is your BIOS seeing the 650Gb drive ?  Go into your BIOS, you do this usually by clicking the 'Delete' key a few times while the BIOS screen (the one with the maker's name all over it as soon as you switch on) is visible. Other keys are sometimes used, it will tell you on the BIOS screen. When you get into the BIOS you will find a screen listing your drives. If this HD is not listed it usually means that there is a problem with it, it may simply be disconnected.
 
The other is whether or not this drive is listed in the boot priority list. Still in the BIOS, move along to the section 'Boot' or 'Boot priority' and check that this drive is listed either first, or second after your optical (CD/DVD) drive. If you have made any changes to adjust these settings, then exit saving them and see if the computer boots normally after that.
 
If it doesn't, post back but include details of your computer - make and model at a mininum.
 
Chris Cosgrove
 
Chris Cosgrove

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My parts for my first build will be here Friday and I want to clarify something before I run into trouble later. I have a gigabyte ep35-ds3l motherboard and I will be using a WD 640GB sataII drive. I plan on installing XP and if I am correct, I will need sata drivers in order to install XP with AHCI enabled. My question is which sata drivers do I need? Gigabytes website doesn't seem to have any specific sata drivers. Does XP have the ability to look for USB flash drives for the sata drivers or do I need to borrow a floppy from an old PC? Thanks for the help!
 

Answer:Sata drivers for XP

XP can't use anything but a floppy drive to load the F6 drivers as required, sorry. You either do it that way, or you integrate the drivers manually into a new installation CD, which is actually the preferred method as floppies can be pretty damned unreliable. Also, making a "new" properly integrated XP SP3 CD now that Service Pack 3 is out is the way to go, and then integrate the SATA drivers also.

I am not 100% sure if the AHCI controller on that mobo supports that mode of operation under XP, and here's why: I have the Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3L, almost the same board in some respects, using the same chipset and the same North Bridge also, and AHCI doesn't work during the installation because Intel doesn't support it unless it's an ICH9R chipset.

There are reports where people use the native SATA IDE mode (sounds weird but it's there) to get XP installed, then after XP is up and running they'll install the proper AHCI driver and .inf file and after a reboot it works, but I've attempted to install XP Pro SP3, XP x64 SP2, and even Win2K3 (32 bit and 64 bit) using AHCI mode in the BIOS and the damned thing just doesn't work, with the driver integrated or on a floppy. Not sure what exactly the problem is, but right now I'm using Win2K3 x64 in SATA IDE native mode since I cannot get AHCI mode working at all.

I've made repeated attempts to enable AHCI support and get it working under the older OSes, and it just doesn&#... Read more

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Hey,
So a friend of mine bought an Asus laptop, to get to the point, he prefers XP and it comes with Vista and the only drivers available on the Asus site are Vista drivers. So, if you try to install XP you get a "hard drive not found...blah blah blah" error. The problem is because it needs SATA drivers, yes?

So, I looked on Intel's web site, Hitachi's website, and Asus' website. No drivers to be found!

"Intel 82801 HEM/HBM SATA AHCI Controller" (without quotes). Also in the list of "IDE ATA/ATAPI Controllers" is the "Intel ICH8M Ultra ATA STorage Controllers - 2850".

So, does anyone have any idea where I could find these drivers in some form or another so that I can install XP? Or if I have to...is there any way to optimize Vista? I've already increased the page file size, turned off tablet features, and set it to "Best Performance" in the visual effects setting...is there anything else I can do?

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Answer:SATA Drivers...ARF!

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Originally Posted by FlapJack


Hey,


So a friend of mine bought an Asus laptop, to get to the point, he prefers XP and it comes with Vista and the only drivers available on the Asus site are Vista drivers. So, if you try to install XP you get a "hard drive not found...blah blah blah" error. The problem is because it needs SATA drivers, yes?

So, I looked on Intel's web site, Hitachi's website, and Asus' website. No drivers to be found!

"Intel 82801 HEM/HBM SATA AHCI Controller" (without quotes). Also in the list of "IDE ATA/ATAPI Controllers" is the "Intel ICH8M Ultra ATA STorage Controllers - 2850".

So, does anyone have any idea where I could find these drivers in some form or another so that I can install XP? Or if I have to...is there any way to optimize Vista? I've already increased the page file size, turned off tablet features, and set it to "Best Performance" in the visual effects setting...is there anything else I can do?



- Thanks





These seems to be the same drivers for the HP DV6000.
Go to HP.com and look for them.
I had this problem w/ a laptop. I turned the native SATA support off at the BIOS setup and it worked though.

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Question: sata drivers......

im using xp home on a amd64 3500+ and a gigabyte k8nf-9 with a seagate 160gb sata hdd.
Ive had the comp for a couple of months now and i want to reformat but will i have to install the sata drivers again?
the hdd is partitioned in to 40gb for windows(C: ) and 120 for data (D: )

thanks
 

Answer:sata drivers......

Put in your motherboard CD and look for the "Make bootdisk" command. Create a boot disk, and when you enter setup, it will ask you to push F6 to install a new raid driver or something...hit it.

Then it will give you an option to select one, hit S to select one and pick XP...its pretty straight forward from there
 

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Question: SATA Drivers

Having some problems with SATA drivers. Basically, I'm setting up a dual boot with XP and 7. I have 2 harddrives, one running XP, the other I'll be installing 7 to. The problem that I'm having is when I select the secondary drive in the installer, it says I can't install it there. So I made a driver disk from my Mobo's disk and tried to load the SATA drivers off of there. It finds the drivers, but it says that none of them are compatible with my hardware. Furthermore, about 10 files show up and I have no idea which one is right. Uhh...help? My mobo is an Asus P5Q Pro.

Answer:SATA Drivers

You can donwload drivers here:

ASUSTeK Computer Inc.-Support- PRO&SLanguage=en-us

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Google has given me no answer to this issue (I think because of it mostly being that Driver and Drivers are two words that are very similar...), so I am here to ask for some assistance from the community:

My friend has a Windows 7 Professional x64 machine that boots just fine. One day though, it started giving me an issue with USB thumb drives, where it could not find the drivers for them. This issue them persisted to roll over into any SATA drivers. Any drivers that were there before the issue started had no problems. The drives are recognized in the BIOS, but cannot be found in Disk Management. I can find the drives in Device Manager, but they have no drivers for them.

I've tried a couple of different fixes for them. Tried doing a repair on Windows Update with no help. Ran chkdsk and sfc. Tried doing a repair on the WMI and Windows Installer. I ran an AIO fix-tool from tweaking.com that I refer to as "Tweaker" and this didn't fix the issue either. It can't be something hardware related because it is seeing the drives, but just not finding them in Windows. Any suggestions would be more than helpful.

*EDIT* The motherboard for the computer is an Intel DP67BG.

Answer:No USB and SATA Drivers?

Open Command Prompt.
Type Diskpart.
Then type list disk.
Then post the result here. Post a screen shot of Disk Management too. Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums

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Question: SATA Drivers

Hi I am building a new system based on a Asus A8N SLI deluxe that I got off ebay. The problem is it did not come with any drivers and as I am going to use it with a sata HD and XP I need the sata drivers for the XP install, and I can't find them on the Asus site any suggestions please.Thanks.

Answer:SATA Drivers

If you are NOT using RAID then you don't need the drivers. Using 2 SATA drives here on the same board and never installed the SATA Drivers.

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Question: SATA drivers

Ok so I got a new MOBO to upgrade my system, but i ahve two old Sata HDs so I pluged them into new mobo and was having a hard time gettign xp to install with new nforce drivers so i installed same sata drivers from my old board and it isntalled fine the problem is i want to change to the nforec drivers for the sata because thats what is should be but im not shure how. in the device manager im not shure what they call the controller so i dotn knwo what drivers to update and i think i have to change stuff in the reg but im not shure what so any help would be good thanks
 

Answer:SATA drivers

Just downloaded the latest nforce drivers for your motherboard and run that installer. It will update everything that should be updated.

There is no need to find the individual drivers or edit the registry at all.
 

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Question: sata drivers

Hi.

I have the AMD SATA drivers installed for the motherboard in my signature and was wondering if SATA should show or not next to the hard drive names? The AMD Sata driver is listed in device manager but I'm not sure if the drives are running in SATA mode ?

Please could someone advise

Thanks

Answer:sata drivers

Hi,

Further to my initial post, I wanted to attach a picture showing the AMD driver listed in device manager. Could someone advise if the drivers appear to have installed okay?
Thanks,

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Question: Need SATA drivers

Hi there,

I am trying to reinstall Windows XP on my husband's computer following an accidental download of a virus/spyware (can't be bothered trying to disinfect as I was going to do a reinstall soon anyway). I have an original XP disc (an old upgrade version with SP1, but I have a copy of 98 to validate it) and I want to format the C: partition and reinstall there. The hard drive also has two more partitions where data is stored. The drive is a Hitachi 500GB SATA.

My problem occurs shortly after inserting the Win98 disc as verification, when the WinXP installation indicates the partition to install to, which it's only showing as C: Partition1 [Unknown] and that the size is 131072 MB. The other two partitions on that disk are not showing up. I don't want to go ahead and format that, in case it affects the whole drive and not just the C: partition. In Computer Management the drive shows the three partitions and the correct size of each and the whole drive.

I subsequently realised that I need to install the SATA drivers when prompted during the file-copying phase of installation, but I do not know which drivers I need. I have read all about slipstreaming, but the computer does have a floppy drive so I am happy to do it that way, as long as I can find the correct drivers to use. I cannot find any original disk that I might have used when installing this drive a year or so ago, so I can't remember the exact procedure I followed! :-o

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Answer:Need SATA drivers

Those drivers on your CD would probably be in a folder called RAID. You cannot insert a CD in XP to get the drivers. That only works with Vista and Win7.
 

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Question: XP Sata drivers

Looking for a bit of help here with AHCI drivers for xp-64. I have never used n-lite before and can't seem to get it right. I am using these drivers to do it. I am doing multiple driver folder, selectiong the folder, using textmode drivers and then selecting all of the drivers to add. Whenever I burn it and try to run it though I am getting a BSOD when it starts windows. Disabling AHCI fixes it. Any idea how to fix this?
 

Answer:XP Sata drivers

OK, so your sata controller is set to AHCI, you're using the nLited XPx64 install disc and it's seeing the hard drive in setup, it installs but blue screens on Windows boot?

I would definitely try the F6 floppy method. I have several different types of machines at work that run XP with AHCI enabled and I was only able to get the drivers nLited on one model. Not all AHCI drivers are capable of being slipstreamed or even F6ed for that matter. Some you can F6 but not slipstream. Some even strait up say they won't work with F6 or slipstream. How they got it to work with the base install that shipped with it is beyond my technical understanding. I just don't understand how you can have a driver that can only be installed within windows, but is required to see the hard drive from the installer. It's very irritating and I'm just glad they solved it with Vista.
 

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Question: Sata Hdd Drivers

I just bought a sata hard drive and i cant install drivers because i dont have a floppy disk drive and it doesn't say anything about using a disk drive any ideas on what i can do.
 

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Question: sata drivers

Hi guysI am trying to install win xp pro original version onto a seagate 250 gig sata hdd ST3250824ASit seems I need a sata host adapter driver (which is on mobo) but am at a loss of where to find oneI have tried dell,seagate & MS but nothing ive downloaded worksgoogle gives me loads of simular probs but no solutions can anybody direct me to correct driverI seem to remember there was a way to stream serv pack 2 and xp pro onto a disc but cannot find link to thisany ideas please

Answer:sata drivers

Slipstream click here

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Question: SATA DVD drivers

Hi there,

I've looked for 3 days now and i simply cannot find a solution to my problem!

I have a Acer PC with Vista HP and i would like to switch over to Vista Ultimate x64 (genuine license available!!).

I never had this problem before. The PC has SATA HDD's and a SATA DVD drive. When i enter the Setup, Windows is asking for the drivers. It cannot find my DVD drive! I've downloaded the sata drivers and put them on a USB stick. Windows cannoit find the drivers, when i browse for it.

Before i used to enter the BIOS and change the SATA mode, but that was for HDD's and XP installations.
However, i cant even find that option on the #%$W Acer motherboard.

Could someone please point me into the right direction? I would really appreciate it.
It's a Acer Aspire M3641.

Thanks in advance.

Milan
Netherlands

Answer:SATA DVD drivers

Originally Posted by vr6only


The PC has SATA HDD's and a SATA DVD drive. When i enter the Setup, Windows is asking for the drivers. It cannot find my DVD drive! I've downloaded the sata drivers and put them on a USB stick. Windows cannoit find the drivers, when i browse for it.



So, tell me, if Windows during the setup (which I assume you run from the DVD disc) cannot find your dvd drive, how where you able to even run the setup ?
OK, question was stupid, sorry, but I couldn't resist

All that you need the system has already in itself, you don't need any additional drivers to make your SATA DVD drive work. I have two DVD ReWriters on SATA and those were detected by the system (and setup) without any issues.

My advice is that you write down your current BIOS settings on paper or anywhere else, reset BIOS to the default values, and check again what happens when you try to install the system. If this won't change the situation than I'm out of ideas... at least for now

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i want to put xp on my acer extensa 4620z i know how to do it...the process that is.
but what sata drivers do i use? i tried intel ones...and there was a long list...i didnt know
what to select...and the sata drivers from acer are a setup program...not inf file

any help please

Answer:sata drivers for xp pro

From http://support.acer-euro.com/drivers...k/ex_4620.html
choose "F6 Intel SATA HDD Driver Floppy Utility" which is a floppy image.
You can use Universal Extractor (http://legroom.net/software/uniextract)
to extract the needed files.
Next step is slipstreaming sata drivers (http://www.nliteos.com/guides.html)
in win-cd.

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Question: ide & sata drivers

From BeLarc Advisor.Processor:2.85 gigahertz Intel Pentium 48 kilobyte primary memory cache512 kilobyte secondary memory cache Main Circuit BoardBoard: 875P+ICH5RBus Clock: 200megahertzBIOS: Phoenix Technologies 6.00PG 11/17/2003This is an old PC but it keeps my wife happy!!So can anyone help please?I want to find and download drivers for my wifes PC's HD'sI have erased everything on the drive using Killdrive.On trying to reinstall WindowsHE it is telling me that it cannot find the HD's.I have been advised to download the sata/ide drivers onto floppy and press F6 when asked by windows if I want to install external RAID stuff.I have looked via google but I am very confused(.com) and to be honest, I do not know what I am really looking for!tia

Answer:ide & sata drivers

You do not need drivers for an IDE HDD but you may for a SATA. Which type of drive is it that you want to connect.IDE has the 80 pin data connector which connects to a wide ribbo cable.SATA has a very small 1cm'ish connection that is slightly L shaped.

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I recently built a PC and didn't order a floppy drive so I couldn't install SATA drivers when installing XP. Everything works fine I was just wondering if anything bad can happen? Am I confined to IDE speeds etc..?
 

Answer:SATA HD with IDE drivers?

should be fine unless the hard drive has a jumper that needs to be removed to run at 3gb/sec (sata 2)
 

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Where can I get the SATA driver for a Hitachi HDT721064SLA360 HD on a Asus MB? I want to make my computer dual boot so I can use some old hardware that is not supported on win 7. I have been to a lot of sites that will sell you a program that will update a driver but not just the driver file itself. I can't believe how difficult this has become!

mike

Answer:Need SATA drivers for XP

and welcome to the Forum

You need the driver for the STA controller . . not the hard drive. They should be on the ASUS support site

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Question: SATA Drivers

I purchased an Acer 5315 notebook that had Windows Vista operating system. I deleted every thing on the HD to downgrade to XP. Now I can't get XP to install. It has a Hitachi 80 gig sata hd. Now i am unable to find the sata drivers for this laptop.
Can someone give me some ideas where I can find drivers. I don't have an A drive installed, so I think I will have to create a Slipstream CD disk.

Thanks
 

Answer:SATA Drivers

Maybe This will help. Also go and get your Acer Drivers
 

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Question: SATA DRIVERS

HAVE MAXTOR SATA 160 GB HARD DRIVE, BUT CANNOT FND DRIVERS AT MAXTOR HOMEPAGE.CAN ANYONE ASSIST ME IN FINDING THE DRIVERS.

Answer:SATA DRIVERS

you need the drivers for your motherboard, it will be on the support Disk or go to the website for the manufacturer of your Motherboard

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Question: No SATA drivers?

New build, Vista 32 bit, Intel D975XBX2 mobo, Western Dig 10k HDD using SATA drive. All is working great, but during initial boot the system says there is no hard drive. It then boots into Vista and runs great. In System Devices there is an exclamation mark and in Other Devices under Serial ATA Controller it states that No drivers are installed for this device. Running 1 HDD, 1 DVD (IDE drive) and no floppy. How do I get it to recognize the SATA drive?
By the way, 1st build, and I am thicker than 2 planks, so please keep it simple
 

Answer:No SATA drivers?

I had a similar problem with my sata drive. I needed to update my acpi drivers. I did it myself once then a week later it showed new ones threw windows update and I did that. Now everything shows up.

BUT wait for more replies I'm am no expert. I haven't paid attention to computer hardware until a month ago when my amd xp 2400 based computer died.

So I'm still playing catch up
 

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Question: Xp Sata Drivers

Hello
I am having a hard time finding XP sata drivers for a ASUS IPIBL-LA motherboard. I bought a preloaded Pavilion a6152n Vista o/s and want to get rid of Vista as quick as possible.
I cannot find the drivers on ASUS website and HP support is pretty much going nowhere as they tell me to disable pata/sata in BIOS, i need the drivers.

Any help is greatly appreciated!!

Answer:Xp Sata Drivers

Try this driver direct from intel: Item # 6 towards the bottom of the page.

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Question: R60 Sata drivers.

hi where can I get the SATA drivers from.I have wiped (inculding recovery partition)  an older R60 to use as a TEST PC, and now I want to reload XP onto it, but cant find the correct drivers to load XP. XP needs these to locate the SATA disk B4 it can actually install.

Answer:R60 Sata drivers.

Go into the BIOS and set the SATA to compatibility mode.





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From my searches, i couldn't find any working SATA drivers for my installation.
Do someone here knows a good working driver?
Thank you.

Answer:SATA Drivers for XP 64-Bit?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Infernochaos


From my searches, i couldn't find any working SATA drivers for my installation.
Do someone here knows a good working driver?
Thank you.



Can we get your systems specs so we know what hardware you have?

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i installed windows xp pro about a year ago and had to use a floppy to install the serial drivers...i am trying to install windows again and i had to find the drivers online and put them on another floppy but i dont think they are the correct drivers....i have a western digital raptor 10,000rpm serial hd.....can some send me a link to the correct driver...thanx
 

Answer:sata drivers for xp pro

Do you know the make and model of your Motherboard as the SATA drivers will come from them or if you have it still the motherboard driver CD that would have been supplied has them on it.

If you know the Motherboard, then goto the site and locate your board and then look for the drivers for that board and download the SATA drivers if you dont know what motherboard you have then download Everest ( Free ) once installed click Computer and Summary and the boards name will be listed under Motherboard > Motherboard Name

once you have them you then need to pop them onto a floppy.
 

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Question: Sata -IDE drivers

Hi,
as far as i can tell i have an amd 780g chipset (intergrated with the motherboard ,the hd3200 package)

The problem im having is my pc wont recognize my sata ide controller and uses "Standard Dual Channel PCI IDE Controller"

Can anyone point me in the direction for the drivers?

Answer:Sata -IDE drivers

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Question: Sata Drivers

Hi Folks,
This is my first post, so bare with me.
I have a Toshiba Equim L300 running Vista. I want to change the OS to XP.
Unfortunately when I try installing XP I get a message ?No Hard Drive detected?.
I am aware that I need to install a SATA driver first, or create a new bootable XP disk including the SATA drivers.
My problem is finding the SATA drivers. The hard drive is a HITACHI HTS542512K9SAOO. I have spent days searing the web, and sent beging emails to Hitachi, without success. Can anyone please help.

Scratchnow

Answer:Sata Drivers

This should be the driver
http://uk.computers.toshiba-europe.c...verLanguage=42

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I am trying to reload XP Pro on a used T60 that I bought but I don't have the diskd that came with it. Can anyone tell me where I can get the SATA drivers for a Fujitsu MHV2100BH.
 

Answer:SATA drivers for T60

You need drivers designed for the OS not the HD itself. The T60 is an IBM notebook-- is that right? The IBM site should have needed drivers if necessary. Some Intel based MB have native SATA support for XP. Not sure if yours does.
 

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Question: Sata Hdd Drivers

I am in the process of building a Media Center system using Win MCE 2005 as the OS. I will be using a Western digital 300gb Sata Hdd. When i have built other systems installing XP home on a Sata Hdd i had to extract drivers from the motherboard Cd onto a floppy disc. The problem is that there is no Floppy disc drive on the proposed system i am building although there is a provision on the Motherboard. the Motherboard is a P4M 915G/P2. Any advice would be appreciated

Answer:Sata Hdd Drivers

Why cant you load the drivers directly from the cd, this is what I did with my Asus board?

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Question: SATA DRIVERS

I am putting together a "newer" computer for my son which has 2 SATA 1 drive plugs. I am told that I need to load drivers for these from a floppy as the DVD will not work at this point. I had hoped to do away with a floppy drive but it seems like I will need a USB floppy just to do this. Am I confused or is there an alternative way to do this.I've never used SATA drives before so where do I find the drivers? I am using a MSI K7N2 Delta 2 MOBO with an AMD XP3200+

Answer:SATA DRIVERS

If its a new Motherboard, It may be supported without loading drivers. You need to check

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Well, I am now in the process of upgrading to my new system.

Ok, I am at a loss. I installed the WD SATA, Plextar and a floppy and booted up. It posts and sees the WD HD connected to the #1 SATA port. The SATA jumper is enabled. When it reaches the SATA driver utility, it sees the WD as HD 0. Boot sequence is CD, Floppy and SCSI. Install asks for F6 if SCSI drivers and have hit F6. When XP gets to reading the HD, it doesn't see it and wants the 3rd party drivers. The current SATA drivers are there, so I don't know why XP doesn't see the drive. I am just running 1 SATA drive, not a raid config. I didn't get a SATA utility floppy with the drivers on it (purchased a barebones sys) and if I don't select installing the drivers, it of course doesn't see the drive at all and wants to stop loading XP.

I downloaded drivers (from the ASUS) and tried to put the SATA driver on a floppy but it's too big. I copied the ASUS CD SATA driver info to a disk and downloaded SATA drivers from the Silicon Image site and put them on a disk. It can't find "Si3112r.sys", but I know it is there. I am not sure which files I need. What do I need to do to get the XP setup to read the drive?
 

Answer:SATA HD Drivers for XP

Can you pull the XP CD and replace it temporarily with the motherboard software CD until the drivers are loaded?
 

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I bought a computer yesterday, and plugged it in, and everything was working just fine.

Now, personally, I don't like Vista at all, so I attempted to install XP. I got through the boot menu, and formatted the disks, then put the XP files on the partitions. Then the setup restarted my computer, and when it was supposed to go into the next part of the setup, it went into the first again, and acted like it didn't even put the files on the hard drive at all. So I said, 'Oh well, I guess this isn't going to work', and put the Vista installation CD back into the drive. I got through to the part after choosing whether you want x32, or x64 of Vista. I chose x64, as this is what the computer came with (I have tried both now) and it gets to the screen that asks what device I want to install Vista on. It doesn't show any devices, and it says it needs drivers for the particular partitions, and nothing will show up.

Any advice on how to fix this?
If you need computer specs, I can give them to you.
 

Answer:Drivers? SATA? What do I need to do?

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hey...

i downloaded the 64bit version of windows and i hacve 2 SATA drives.. now with the 32 bit version it works with selectiong additional SATA drivers.. However, with the 64bit version it says its corrupted... any ideas?
 

Answer:SATA 64 Bit drivers

Mauli said:



hey...

i downloaded the 64bit version of windows and i hacve 2 SATA drives.. now with the 32 bit version it works with selectiong additional SATA drivers.. However, with the 64bit version it says its corrupted... any ideas?Click to expand...

Make sure you have a set of 64bit drivers. I've heard of this type of error happening when trying to use x86 drivers on a 64bit system (which is never going to work).
 

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I just installed Win 64 on my kv8 pro and none of the sata drivers work!

I tried 3 different sata drivers for windows xp 64 bit and none of them work.

I tried the hyperion on viaarea, the sata420 one on this forum and another hyperion .exe i found.
I think they are all for the kt800 chipset... and i have the kt800 pro.

The 'ironic' part is that I made a diskette for the sata when i installed windows and it saw the drive. But now that I'm in windows, my sata drive isn't there and the drivers won't work!

(I installed windows on an IDE drive)

Where are 64 bit sata drivers for my board?

thx
 

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Question: SATA Drivers

Anybody any idea what drivers i need for my Sata hard drive for my Asus A8V Deluxe Mobo. Checked the asus site http://www.asus.com.tw/support/download/item.aspx?ModelName=A8V Deluxe&Type=Latest
but not too sure which driver i need. Cheers.
 

Answer:SATA Drivers

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Question: XP & SATA Drivers

I'm not sure if hardware is the right section for this question, but since it's about hardware drivers I posted it here. Heres the thing. I slipstreamed XP with SP3 and slipped the SATA drivers for my WD harddrive to make up a new boot CD. Works good.Next I used the slipstreamed copy to make up a Bart's PE Boot disk. Also works good.Now, I'm wondering... Will the SATA drivers work for most or all SATA drives? If not, Is there a universal package of drivers that could be added to make the PE disk a universal boot disk?

Answer:XP & SATA Drivers

Sata drivers are unique to specific hard drives

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Question: Sata drivers

do u need sata drivers(system:sn21g5) if u only want 1 hd.NO RAID

Answer:Sata drivers

That depends. If your system is capable of SATA then yes you will need SATA drivers to run any HDD attached. Need to check your mobo specs to make sure it can handle SATA before you purchase.

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Question: SATA Drivers?

Hi everyone,

I'm getting ready to remove Windows 7 RC and install my legit copy of Windows 7 on my PC. My version of Windows 7 is a XP Pro -> Windows 7 Pro upgrade. When I did this upgrade on my laptop, I ran into a bunch of SATA issues because Windows XP does not support SATA on the default installation disk. Needless to say, a few hours later of messing with nLite, my laptop is good to go.

I want to avoid this mess with my PC and already be prepared. I'm trying to figure out what SATA drivers I need to use with nLite for my main PC. Is there somewhere I can go to get this information? Are the drivers based off my motherboard? CPU? Hard drive? Not sure where to start. My laptop's SATA drivers seemed to be based off the CPU (AMD) going by the name of the driver file.

Mobo: GIGABYTE GA-EP45-UD3P LGA 775 Intel P45 ATX Intel Motherboard
CPU: Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 Yorkfield 2.83GHz LGA 775 95W Quad-Core Processor Model BX80569Q9550
RAM: G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 1066 (PC2 8500) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model F2-8500CL5D-4GBPK
VGA: EVGA 896-P3-1255-AR GeForce GTX 260 Core 216 896MB 448-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card
HDD: Western Digital Caviar Black WD6401AALS 640GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

Answer:SATA Drivers?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Rando


Hi everyone,

I'm getting ready to remove Windows 7 RC and install my legit copy of Windows 7 on my PC. My version of Windows 7 is a XP Pro -> Windows 7 Pro upgrade. When I did this upgrade on my laptop, I ran into a bunch of SATA issues because Windows XP does not support SATA on the default installation disk. Needless to say, a few hours later of messing with nLite, my laptop is good to go.

I want to avoid this mess with my PC and already be prepared. I'm trying to figure out what SATA drivers I need to use with nLite for my main PC. Is there somewhere I can go to get this information? Are the drivers based off my motherboard? CPU? Hard drive? Not sure where to start. My laptop's SATA drivers seemed to be based off the CPU (AMD) going by the name of the driver file.

Mobo: GIGABYTE GA-EP45-UD3P LGA 775 Intel P45 ATX Intel Motherboard
CPU: Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 Yorkfield 2.83GHz LGA 775 95W Quad-Core Processor Model BX80569Q9550
RAM: G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 1066 (PC2 8500) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model F2-8500CL5D-4GBPK
VGA: EVGA 896-P3-1255-AR GeForce GTX 260 Core 216 896MB 448-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card
HDD: Western Digital Caviar Black WD6401AALS 640GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive


Hi rando and welcome

There are drivers for all the major componenets. BIOS (basic input output system) controls the ... Read more

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I need some help on finding drivers for abit board 939 socket processor, AV8 K8T800/VT8237. I need the Sata drivers for 64 bit windows so that I can install to my onboard sata drive.
 

Answer:sata drivers (64 bit)

I believe that uses a SIS SATA controller chipset (either Sil3112 or Sil3114). If thats right, here you go:
ftp://ftp-usa.abit.com.tw/pub/download/drivers/64bit_drivers/sis

Its the one named sata.exe
 

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Question: No sata drivers

I am now tearing my hair out, I have built a new system using Gigabyte Mobo
sata hard drive and sata dvd drive.
I have tried to install Windows 7 64 bit O/S and I get to the screen where I have to accept terms etc, put in time and date but when I get to the windows Instal page it cant find drivers so it cant locate the C drive to install.
I have tried every file on the mobo instal disk but none will be accepted.
I`ve tried copying the files to USB stick and load from there but still no luck.
In the bios it recognises both sata devices but seems like without W7 finding the drivers it wants I`m not getting anywhere. Even tried new drivers from Gigabyte site but still not recognised.
I`ve spoke to tech ay CCL where I got the components but they are at a loss>

Answer:No sata drivers

Windows will not find the drives if you have not enabled ACHI or raid in the BIOS

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Background -- building a new system. AMD A10 processor or ASUS F2A55 mobo. XP sp3 is supported by the combo with the exception of a HDD driver. Normally I'd go into bios and change the driver to compatibility mode and proceed with installation. Alas, I am having difficulty accessing bios. A little google work and I find a number of ASUS mobo's have the same problem. So now I'm having to find a way to load the correct driver into a slipstream of XP and SP3.

So here is my question -- what driver am I looking for? I can download an AMD driver pack but I'm not interesting in loading it on my make-do machine. I'm just looking for what is necessary for me to load XP SP3 on my new build. I've got the mechanics of nLite down pat. I just need help is identifying the proper driver. Google is running me all over the web without satisfaction.

Please move this thread if I posted in the wrong forum. I'll provide whatever information is needed to answer my questions. Thanks

Answer:Slipstreaming SATA drivers

Why can't you boot into the Bios?
You would download the SATA driver from the Asus driver page: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. -Support- Drivers and Download F2A55
You then can slipstream it into your XP disc with nLite . After XP is installed download any other drivers you will require from the Asus page.

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I'm on a tight budget and am running an old Pentium 4 machine. Last week, my motherboard died. I got a new one and am trying to install XP because I already own the CD and also am familiar with the OS. My problem is that my CD is Service Pack 1 and requires the SATA drivers to be installed when the Windows install begins. However, when prompted to hit F6 to install the drivers, the installation just continues without pause. I have tried 3 different keyboards, so it isn't a keyboard problem. System... Intel 965 motherboard Pentium 4 3.4 GHz 4 GB RAM Geforce 610 video card
 

Answer:Installing SATA drivers

The keyboard for the first part of the install needs to be a PS2 attached one I believe.
Is that what you are using??
Also was that before USB could be used for drivers? So I think it may be looking for a floppy disk.

The other way is to slipstream the drivers on to a CD with the install.
 

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Hi all,One of my Raid 0 H/D's has expired so I have got a Western Digital Black 750GB H/D.When I tried to install XP Home+SP1 on it using a floppy, after pushing F6, I have used before, get a message "file txtsetup.oem cannot be found".Have tried all the SATA driver files available for my mobo, Gigabyte GA8-KNXP, still get the same message.I know the board is a bit long in the tooth, but can't afford to upgrade as I have just upgraded other machine running Vista.It's just occured to me that the new drive is probably SATA 11 so the drivers aren't going to work.Anyone know how to get around this?Thanks in advanceBob

Answer:XP install + F6 SATA drivers

Check the drive for a jumper to restrict it to sata 1.

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my laptop came with vista premium when i bought it like a week ago, so i swiped the drive and put XP by going into the bios and disabling SATA so i can install a legacy OS i guess that Windows XP lol, so i went into the BIOS again after i got XP ready and enabled SATA but!, it would not go past the booting screen, the screen would flash and it would just reboot again, so i turned off SATA again and it worked fine.

How can i enable SATA so that it would work with XP? do i need a driver? where can i get them?

HP doesnt have them, i tried the Intel Storage Manager but it says my pc requirements is not enough or something like that. Help anyone. thanks
 

Answer:Solved: XP SATA Drivers.Help

Your post is not clear but if you are saying that you cannot install XP because you need SATA drivers, then you have to find the correct ones for your hardware and install them at the F6 prompt during the install process. You will need a floppy drive to do this and you were on the right track when you investigated the Intel Matrix Storage Manager. Start here and follow the prompts to get you to a download that is compatible with your mobo chipset and creates a floppy for you: http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Product_Filter.aspx?ProductID=2101
 

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hi there
well my problem is a little tricky but i will try to describe it as best as i can..

i just got my new VGA card installed (ATI HD 4890 TOXIC) and its a pretty big card so it covered all my s-ata sockets on the mother board and i had only 1 sata socket left and available for use..

i wanted to hock up 2 Sata drivers and a CD room so i needed extra sata sockets so i went a head and bought an On-board IDE/sata convertor which converts my IDE socket into 2 sata sockets..

i had Vista 64 installed but i had some trouble with online gaming on it so i tried to dual boot xp with it on the other Sata driver but i had many problems with my boot setting and i lost my xp system!

so here's the question...how can i connect the 2 Sata HD drivers so that i can install each operating system separately on each one and then dual them together..does this convert affects the slave/master settings as it was originally IDE socket?

thnx

P.S: i didn't know which section to post this but i went a head and put it here so move me if i am wrong
 

Answer:Connecting 2 SATA HD drivers

well..not to be needy or anything but..i see posts that are 5 hours later than mine and they already have 10-15 answers

again..i am not needy, i am just hasty
 

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Are your Sata drivers something that should come with your hard disk drive, or does it come with your motherboard?

I need to find my sata drivers so that I can splitstream them with my Win XP installation for my dual boot system that I am trying to create.

My hard disk drive is a Western Digital Cavier from Newegg. The hard drive was not shipped to me in a box, and did not come with any drivers or other software.

Here are my hard drive and motherboard models:

Hard drive: WDC WD6400AAKS-65A7B0

Motherboard: Asus P5Q pro

I am trying to make a dual boot system using this tutorial: Dual Boot Installation with Windows 7 and XP

I already have Windows 7 installed.

Help is greatly appreciated.

Answer:How do I find my sata drivers?

Go to:
ASUSTeK Computer Inc.-Support-
Enter your mobo model
and you will find your sata drivers

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Hello i recently uncovered my old Windows XP Professional x64 SP2 CD, and it doesn't find any Hard Drives on my computer! I'd really like to install XP on this computer for Gaming/FPS reasons, but I couldn't find any drivers on the XP install disk!

HDD: Hitachi HDS721075CLA332
Motherboard: Intel 6 Series DH61WW
CPU: Intel I3 2120 Dual Core @ 3.30 GHz
RAM: 8GB DDR3

Answer:SATA Drivers for Windows XP 64-Bit?

Welcome to Sevenforums,

AHCI SATA Driver.

Scroll the list Operating System for Windows XP Professional
http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Sear...SATA+Driver%22

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I have this posted elsewhere. but I decided to put one here for more specific help. I have a VIA KT600 mobo, and a Nforce2 mobo. Can I put the SATA drivers for both mobos on one HDD (simultaneously)? or would I have to uninstall one to put the others on?
 

Answer:multiple SATA drivers?

One one at a time AFAIK, new hardware will cause the OS to install the drivers that are needed for that mobo, if you install another mobo the OS will want a new set of drivers.
 

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Hi I have a XP along with a ASUS A8V delux mobo.I'm going to have to do a reinstall of XP soon, but wondered is it possible to slipstream my XP disc with SP3 AND the SATA drivers on the floppy for the mobo HDD so that I don't have to use the floppy part way thru the install process?Thanks.

Answer:slipstream XP SP3 and sata drivers

click here This may help?

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Does the install for said version contain sata drivers? I know my 32 bit XP Pro did not, and i had to use a floppy, something i would rather avoid if possible for my forthcoming install.
 

Answer:Windows XP x64 - Sata drivers?

Typically, no version of Windows prior to Vista will contain working SATA drivers, and XP x64, even SP2, is no different. I recently got XP x64 retail and knew beforehand I'd end up installing/integrating the SATA drivers for this Intel 82801GR chipset the mobo has.

I wrote a guide late last year to help people with creating a properly integrated XP x86 or XP x64 integrated CD that has your SATA drivers already installed in it - no need for the "floppy F6 trick" thing anymore once you create this custom CD.

http://members.cox.net/br0adband/How_To_Integrate_SATA_Drivers_into_A_Custom_Windows_CD.zip

It's all useful info, if a bit wordy. I just prefer to teach people stuff instead of a simple "Do this, that, and you're done" because they typically don't learn shit in the process with a step by step guide. They won't know why Step 1 does what it does, etc.

It will seem complicated, but you can do the entire process in under 20 mins start to finish with the steps given. The hard part is simply locating the proper floppy-based drivers for your SATA controller by whoever manufacturers it.

Hope it helps...
 

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Hello,

I am having an issue with some drivers. I have the ASUS A8N-SLI Motherboard with 2 SATA RAID 250GB Hard drives. The motherboard reads the SATA RAID 495GB Stripe configuration that I have configured. I am installing Windows XP Professional, well trying anyways. These drivers that I need for it are the nf4 SATA RAID Drivers that are needed to be put on a (formated) MS-DOS bootable flopply disk and loaded during the Windows installation when asked from what I understand and have also attempted. The drivers I attempted with seem to be the wrong ones because it didnt seem to work or wasnt accepted.

Help is apreciated.

Thanks,
electrickrypt.
 

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I changed the setting in bios from Raid to JBOD and now since I have a Sata Hard drive I want to install the Sata drivers. I have a Toshiba Portege M400-S5032 and I am attempting to install Windows 7 Pro 32 bit and like the usual problem when installing windows It cannot detect my HDD. Does anyone know where I can find the drivers, I've tried Toshiba website they only have Raid, I've looked everywhere with no luck.

Answer:Need help Finding Sata Drivers

Welcome to Seven forums.
Have you tired the upgrade downloads on the Toshiba web site?
Model Content Page
Fabe

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Hello,

Can somebody please help me?

I have an IBM Lenovo T61, with preinstalled Vista, I want to make an xp cd with the SATA drivers on, because it cant detect the hdd.

I have been searching for a while, and some links tell me that I have to copy alot of files to a standalone folder, and edit txtsetup.sif and winnt.sif? is that right?

I have a driver with a iastor.sys, but im wondering if thats the right driver...

Yesterday, I made a boot cd, and it continued so I could format the hdd,( So I hoped it worked) But under the installation, it stop, because it couldnt find the driver.. include iastor.

I have nlite, but dont know how it works.. Can someone plz tell me from the beginning of makeing a boot XP cd with my SATA drivers.

Christian
 

Answer:XP slipstreaming with SATA drivers

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This is a move on from a previous post yesterdayclick hereThe second hard drive is 40Gb and only used for storage. Can I just use a different IDE ribbon with 4 connectors as I have in another machine a connect both HD's and the dvd drive?At the moment I have a IDE ribbon for the main 250Gb HD and DVD drive and a SATA cable for the second HD which is the one that's not showing in My Computer. I bought the machine last year with one hard drive and asked them to fit the second which was an old one of mine with important files on. I'm guessing they used the SATA cable. I'm taking it is the SATA cable and drivers which is the trouble from previous advice.

Answer:Missing SATA Drivers

Unless it is a very unusual SATA hard drive, there won't be any way of connecting it to the ribbon (at least not without buying a special converter).Even if you could, I'm not sure if your system would like three devices attached to the same ide connection.Did you not have any luck finding the SATA drivers? According to this link (bottom two posts)...click hereit should be possible to put them on after Windows is installed.

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Question: SATA RAID Drivers

Does anybody know if there is such a thing as drivers for server 2003 that will work with the SATA2 NVRAID?
 

Answer:SATA RAID Drivers

Have you tried the ones that are meant for XP?
 

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I just bought 2 of these and I want to set them up as RAID 0. I cannot find any drivers for these HDDs so I cannot install XP. Also, the POST does not recognise them.I have already configured the BIOS.HELP! =0)

Answer:I need drivers for a Diamondmax plus 10 SATA HDD

You can normally get SATA & RAID drivers from your motherboard manufacturer. What motherboard - make & model - do you have? G

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Hello everyone, I have been dealing with a lot of frustration on simply finding the necessary drivers in order to install windows xp home on a hard drive. I don't know whether I am blind, but I have searched all over for these drivers.

Here is my set up.
Computer: HP m7680n Media center edition
Motherboard: ASUS P5BW-LA
HardDrive that I want to install XP on: Hitachi HD5721 SATA

I have gone to the Hitachi website, HP, and my motherboard website, and I have found no simple download link that will allow me to install the SATA drivers onto a floppy drive so that I can install them from the XP home setup screen when it asks me to press F6 and all that jazz. I have a floppy drive and am fine with just using it in that regard, but does anyone know where I can find these drivers.

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/...en&cc=us&dlc=en&sw_lang=&product=3230688#N152

this is the link that shows the relevant information for my specific model number, but i am assuming that none of the driver downloads in that link is what is necessary for me to put the sata drivers on a floppy correct?

I would extremely appreciate if anyone can point me in the right direction with this.

thank you.
 

Answer:SATA Drivers - Going out of my mind

Hello,
Your computer has a Intel P965 chipset therefore you are going to need the mass storage drivers from Intel.

Usually you have to slipstream these drivers into an XP install using nlite as XP does not have built in support for AHCI and your computer does not have a floppy.

http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Det...ct=Intel®+965+Express+Chipset+Family&lang=eng

Some people have reported success by going into BIOS and setting it to IDE mode instead of AHCI. Then installing the drivers and then setting the BIOS back to AHCI but I cannot guarantee success using this method.

http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Det...ct=Intel®+965+Express+Chipset+Family&lang=eng
 

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I'm trying to install XP on a new Fujitsu SATA hard drive (39T2785 R) in a Lenovo laptop (supplied with Vista on the original drive) and no diskette drive. The problem is that the only thing I can find for drivers is ONTRACK's Disk Manager...which creates a bootable floppy disk. I suspect the drivers are included in the .BIN file on the diskette, but I can't get to them.

Any suggestions? Thanks.
 

Answer:Fujitsu XP SATA drivers

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XP corrupts SATA drive.IDE and USB drives OKXP seems to use sudo IDE ATA ATAPI Controllers (multiple primary and secondary controllers)SeaTools v1.1 declares the SATA drive OK (so I assume the cable is OK)Thanks, TraceyDrive worked fine in W2K

Answer:does XP require SATA drivers?

Exact comp model please.

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Can anyone help please?I have a Dell Dimension 9150, which was running Media Center 2005.I'm trying to re-install it from scratch but need SATA drivers on a floppy to use at startup so that the SATA drives are recognised.Can anyone help me find them please? I can't seem to see them on the Dell website.

Answer:SATA Drivers needed

Did the SATA drives come installed with the PC? If they did then the drivers should already be in the Dell image you are restoring or on the Dell CD you're using.

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Hello everyone,

I'm in the process of downgrading a laptop (Lenovo G585, model number 2181) from Windows 8 x64 Home to Windows 7 x64 Ultimate.

I am however finding it impossible to locate any SATA controller drivers for the machine and the Lenovo support website is about as much use as an ash tray on a motorbike, it isn't really useful when you can't even detect the drive you want to install to...

If anyone could direct me to a website where the driver(s) are available for download it would be much appreciated, all I seem to be able to find is a range of websites detailing exactly what I need but with no option nor hints on how to acquire it!

Many optimistic thanks,
- Tez Grant

Answer:Looking for elusive SATA drivers

Hi and welcome to TSF I see no sata drivers available at Lenovo Drivers and software - Lenovo G585 Notebook
have you tried going into the bios and changing the settings to legacy/ide or similar

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Question: Lost sata drivers

I have a ASUS M5A97 MB and have installed Win7 64 three times in a row, I lose my sata rom drivers after I update. Can I fix this problem now or should I reinstall and and check every point of update to figure out when I lose them...getting upset!

Answer:Lost sata drivers

Hello Hoosiervol Welcome to the Seven Forums!

The first place to look would be right at the Asus support site! ASUS - Motherboards- ASUS M5A97

Once the model page is found for the model board you have you open the "downloads" tab and then select the OS you are running to automatically arrive at the correct download page. There are two versions of the driver sets with three items for the 32bit and 64bit XP, Vista/7, and the 3rd for all three versions under each driver version to choose from.

The cd that comes with the board itself will also have the drivers there as well.

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I have upgraded an esisting installation with a new MOBO (Abit AV8) and CPU (3500+ Skt 939). I retained my XP installation on one 30GB WD HDD and data on anothe 120 GB WD HDD, both HDD installed on PATA IDE channels. All was fine

I then installed a SATA drive on SATA1 and formated it and all seemed OK but startup slowed, programmes in the startup tray did not load and occasionally the drive vanished. With this set up I assume that XP is using default drivers not the VIA drivers and that may be my problem. I have read to install the drivers I need to re-install XP!(f6 at the blue screen install SCSSI etc). If I do this can I just install the new drivers or do I have to re-install the whole of XP as that seems OTT for just one driver

Answer:Instal SATA DRivers On XP (SR2)

Before you get any farther, I want to warn you about something pretty critical that another user learned the hard way.

If you have SP2 installed on your computer, you cannot do a "Repair" installation on the O/S without an installation disk that has SP2. I advised one user to do a "reinstallation" and didn't mention this and he "forced" it and overwrote all his data because of this. If at some point in the future you need to do a "repair" installation, and if you don't have SP2 already on your Installation CD, you need to make a new installation CD by "slipstreaming" the Service Pack into the old install data. It's not hard to do, and a very handy thing to have anyways.


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I have read to install the drivers I need to re-install XP




Please post a link where you read that; that does not sound right. HD drivers are no big deal and that just sounds wrong.

Have you read your HD installation manual/guide or readme file ? I am sure they should have specific installation instructions for getting SATA drives to work with Xp.


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If I do this can I just install the new drivers or do I have to re-install the whole of XP as that seems OTT for just one driver...




I had to interupt Xp's boot in order to install the drivers for my on-board IDE RAID in this manner and it was pretty simple. I would definetly do this first. What "direction... Read more

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hi i baught a computer 6 years ago just when the SATA came out now today there is SATAII now yesturday i braught a new hardrive with a SATA port on it so i baught the cables and pluged it in i enables the SATA driver on my computer and when i turn it on with the hard drive fully plugged in the sata driver says that it could not boot with a code 10 on the side of it but when its not plugged in the driver boots up normaly any ideas (i spent ?65 on a new hard drive 1tb and i probably wornt be able to return it)

Answer:SATAII and SATA drivers

You need to install the SATA drivers for that machine...they can be found at the motherboard manuf. website...unless you still have the Driver CD in which case they will be on there.

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I have a number of bootable utilities that I use for diagnostic purposes. They won't boot to a SATA drive however, the drivers are not present. Most of my utilities will only boot to an IDE (PATA) drive. Does anyone know of a location where I can download generic SATA drivers for use with my bootable utilities CDs?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

fast586
 

Answer:Generic SATA Drivers

I doubt such a thing exists. Many SATA drives are connected to various brands of RAID controllers, even when not configured for RAID, and require the matching drivers to function.
 

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This may sound like a simple question, but it seems like most SATA drivers come in CDs now instead of on a single floppy disk.

Now I have a Gigabyte GA-K8NF-9 nForce4 PCIe motherboard that has SATA support. I've been reading elsewhere that SATA hard drive install is a pain to install as far as Windows recognizing it.

The SATA driver that comes with the motherboard is on a CD along with other motherboard utilities, Direct X 9.0c, etc. If I were to install Windows XP on a CD-ROM and it is asking me to install third party driver (in this case my SATA drivers and press F6), do I put that motherboard utility CD in my other CD-ROM?

Or do I put the SATA driver CD that came with my SATA hard drive in the second CD-ROM?

Answer:Installing SATA drivers

I think that the sata driver can only be installed using a floppy disk.

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Hello, I actually have two questions. The SATA one first:

I have a WD 200gb SATA Hard drive that is going to be the sole primary drive in my system. I've heard everyone say you have to hit F6 to load the drivers when XP prompts you. That's fine but there seems to be two choices of drivers when I went to make a floppy disk.

There is a Sil3114 section which contains:
si3114r.cat
si3114r.inf
si3114r.mpd
si3114r.sys
SIISUPP.VXD
SIWinAcc.sys
Txtsetup.oem

There is also an option to "make f6 disk", doing so gives me a floppy with:

idecoi.dll
nvata.cat
nvatabus.inf
NvAtaBus.sys
nvcoi.dll
nvide.nvu
nvraid.cat
nvraid.inf
nvraid.sys
nvraidco.dll
nvuide.exe
txtsetup.oem

So I made two floppys of the above choices, which one do I use for a Single SATA drive?!

My second question is that since the only IDE device I have now is my DVD/CD-ROM drive do I just make this sole optical drive the master and install it to the Primary IDE connection on the motherboard? Before the IDE harddrive would take primary and I would make the optical drive secondary, but using a SATA HD this isn't the case.
 

Answer:K8N-E & Installing SATA drivers, which one!

Actually, if you aren't going to use RAID. Then you do not even need a floppy. I have the K8N-E Deluxe, and WindowsXP installed to my WD SATA drive.

There are 6 SATA connectors on that board, 4 of them are at the bottom and are intended for RAID. 2 are close to the middle of the board. Plug the drive into one of those 2 and you can install WindowsXP without needing to load any SATA drivers. So in otherwords, you DO NOT NEED to press F6.

And yes, you can/should connect your optical drive to primary ide.
 

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I am going to attempt to set up XP (dual boot) on my Toshiba Qosmio laptop (F45 -410). I have read that I need to have my drivers for the Hard drive available. Firstly I cannot find the drivers on the Toshiba site. Secondly where do I put them after I have downloaded them in preparation for installing XP?
Thanks

Answer:Finding SATA drivers

Pagoda,

Once you have the drivers, you'll need to put them on floppy, and press F6 when Windows XP setup is loading. This will be prompted at the bottom of the screen.

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I've been reading for hours in order to change Vista to XP, everyone gives the link of the drivers support in this website but when trying to find the SATA drivers for my Equium L40 PSL49E, I cannot see these drivers in the list, am I missing something? are they under another name? can you please help me?

Thanks

J

Answer:SATA drivers for Equium L40

The SATA drivers are placed on the Toshiba European driver page.
You will find the Equium PSL49E and the SATA drivers fro Win XP.

The drivers are placed in the Intel Storage Manager package? you will find it in AHCI HDD drivers folder!

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I just got my M57p and I want to install XP on it. I pulled the Sata drivers from the vista installation, put them on a USB floppy drive and booted  with my XP pro disk. Setup didn't see the drive so it was no dice trying to load the OS that way. I bought a set of XP downgrade CD's but when I try to boot up with the 1st and only bootable CD of the gang the message I get is  "\i386\system32\l_intl.nls could not be loaded. The error is 32768... I have read that some in this forum have installed XP..how? Thanks





T400 2767-Rq9Windows xp pro (2GB of RAM)

Answer:M57p XP and SATA drivers

On newer machines you have to go into the BIOS and set SATA to Compatibility mode.Then you can install XP.HTH

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lets see..

the mobo model i have needs me to load the SATA drivers before i install windows(the whole press F6). the only problem is i have no floppy drive and dont really care to get one. i do have a thumb drive i bought just for this purpose, but it doesnt want to read it. i put the correct drivers on the thumb drive, so in short, my question is, is there any possible way to get it to read off the thumb drive instead of a floppy?

thanks in advance.
 

Answer:XP install w/ SATA drivers

Nope....unless you feel like waiting for Vista. There are a lot of people who ditched their floppy drive way too early, before doing enough research to see they still needed one. You could always borrow one from a friend, get XP installed, and then make a recovery disc, with something like Ghost, in case you need to rebuild the system.
 

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Can you tell me where i can find drivers for the SATA  controller for this laptop  TOSHIBA Satellite A205 S5812  ?  I want to install Windows XP on it  but i can't  without  this  drivers.

Answer:Drivers for SATA controller ?

i dont think thats the problem here.?

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I am building a 64 3500 amd computer.The question is when I need to install the sata drivers from the floppy, can I plug in a usb floppy and use that, or do I need an internally installed floppy.The specs are: Amd 64 3500 processorAbit AX8 motherboard2 x 1gb 3200 Crucial memory2 x 160gb Maxtor sata drivesAntec 480 watt neo PSU.

Answer:Sata drivers & USB floppy.

USB floppy ok if BIOS - USB for dos enabled

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Can someone please link me to the file(s) that i need to put on a floppy to get my computer to read my SATA HDD when i try and install windows? Like after you press F6 and it asks you to put the floppy in the A drive. I need that disk. Then i can reformat, ive been looking for a while now.

I have an Asus K8V motherboard.
 

Answer:Sata Drivers urgent

http://support.asus.com/download/download.aspx?SLanguage=en-us . Select your motherboard and you should find the drivers you need.
 

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the board is DFI lanparty DK P45-T2RS PLUS
i'm trying to install the sata driver, but i have no idea which of the controller i need to update driver for:

Answer:SATA drivers for DFI motherboard

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Shayx


the board is DFI lanparty DK P45-T2RS PLUS
i'm trying to install the sata driver, but i have no idea which of the controller i need to update driver for:




First a question:

Why do you want to update it? Isn't it working?

Your screenshot shows no problems.

Greetz

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I have a computer I've just recently built with a Gigabyte P55m UD2 motherboard, with an Intel i5 750 CPU, 4 GB of RAM, A SATA Hard drive and a SATA cd/drive, after I accept the license agreement the screen to select where you wish to install windows 7 appears but my hard drive doesn't.

1. Which driver should I download? How do I load it up so that Windowscan see it?

2. I don't have a floppy disk, is there a way to load the drivers to get this thing working?

So far I've set the Sata stuff on the bios to ACHI and I don't believe there are any issues there.

Answer:SATA Drivers and Windows 7

Download SATA drivers from here:

http://www.gigabyte.com.tw/Products/...ProductID=3165

Put drivers on USB stick.

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Hi there,

Am expecting to receive my copy of Win 7 tomorrow, have got my drivers ready but am wondering whether there is an issue with installing Win 7 onto a SATA drive.

Had issues when installing XP as it wouldn't recognise the SATA drive and wouldn't load the drivers either. Ended up making a slipstream disk with the drivers on which took a while to get right.

Does Win 7 install onto a SATA drive straight out of the box or will I have the same problems as I had with XP??

Any info would be appreciated

Answer:SATA Drivers included???

With Win7 there are a lot more drivers on the disc then XP ever had. But to answer your question more clearly we would need to know what mobo you have and the SATA chipset is. I know a lot of the users here have SATA drives and have installed Win7 with no problems but in order to be in the clear more info is needed.

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I've moved this to forum "device drivers" because it's more likely to be answered there perhaps.
 

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I'm having an issue installing Windows XP X64, and I realize that it's due to me not slip streaming drivers.
I really need help with this, I've been slip steaming, but it never, EVER works.

Answer:Windows XP X64 Sata Drivers?

Before proceeding further with this have you confirmed that all necessary drivers are available? Driver availability for X64 XP was never very good and it hasn't gotten any better over the years,

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I have just built my computer and everything seems to work correctly. But I have two questions:

1) My SATA drive is the only hard disk, so is it necessary to load the via raid drivers.

2) Reading the instructions for fitting the drive it said to remove the jumper from the back, which I did. Should this have been left on the master setting or does it not matter that it has no jumper attached. The disk works fine and is recognised.

Thanks in advance for any help

Answer:SATA and Raid drivers

RAID is only if you have multiple hard drives, and only if you want to use RAID, you don't need to run RAID with multiple HDs but it can give you either a performance boost or redundancy by backing up your data.

If it works fine without the jumper don't worry about it (I think).

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Does anyobe know where i can get the drivers for a Maxtor SATA 120 GB Drive? I have looked everywhere on the maxtor site and can't find them. thanks

Answer:Maxtor SATA 120 GB Drivers

Its the diamond max plus 9 series of drives also.

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HI I need to repair my xp on my Sony VAIO VGN-AR11S and need to find HDD drivers to load while XP is loading using F6, I already tried Intel's divers and it not working
 

Answer:SATA HDD Drivers for installing XP

Have you tried getting them from Sony?
 

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Hello All, I currently run 2 PC's and they both require a SATA driver disk. I was wondering if it would be possible to take these drivers and slipstream them onto a XP Pro SP2 CD so I won't need to use a floppy anymore? I'd like to just slip them both onto one CD if possible so I can just use that main disk for quick OS installs. Any help is appreciated

Answer:Can you slipstream SATA drivers onto OS CD?

easy, use nlite http://www.nliteos.com/nlite.html

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