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Posted May 10, I can get the. Consult your mainboard manual if you are unsure about that. Press Enter again to continue. At this point you should be presented with a selection for one of the following depending on your hardware version and configuration: It isn’t recognizing floppt hard drive s it appears to actually have 2 80g hard drives when I boot from the XP install CD, and I went to HP’s website for help. A connected USB floppy disk drive does not work when you press F6 to install mass storage drivers during the Windows installation process I have found a solution.

Please help I need to get this incorporated into a raid installation.

Why Microsoft insists on pulling these files from a floppy instead of letting you choose the drive and path that are detected in the bios is a mystery and a pain to me. You have saved me from running around the building, screaming though, it would likely have been amusing to watch. Haven’t tested it yet but I’m sure this method can be refined even more; including more thurough floppyy especially vloppy thumb drives.


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Edited December 17, by bigefficient. It asked me what partition I wanted to install windows on, then chose c: Please remember to be considerate of other members. Thank you, Spiff, et al! So, unlike other types of drivers, disk drivers must be installed not after Windows installation, but along with it.

Any help given will bring to you benefits more numerous than the sands of the Ganges. How do there drivers differ? Highlight the selection flopppy is appropriate for the hardware in your system and press Enter.

Some motherboards have multiple SATA controllers. Windows may work with some Intel drivers. Everything else is inaccessible under BIOS. Try to reflash your BIOS lfoppy the latest version. Let’s allow more ram than anyone will ever need, say, kilobytes. I have tried this solution but I do not know where to get the files listed in the section copied below.?


The use of ad-blocking software hurts the site. Your name and email address will not be added to any mailing list, and you will not receive email from Intel Corporation unless requested. Now the bleeping computer just stops sometime after the “starting windows” message.

F6 Floppy Disk Utility for AHCI for Desktop Boards

In the beginning there was the command line. Please make sure you’ve attached your harddisk s to the same controller you are installing drivers for. Okay I’ve downloaded the file and took this from the supplied readme. If I don’t press f6, I get “windows does not detect a hard drive on this computer”. Catonsville, Md Local time: Just write new distributive to a CD and boot!

Reset Post Submit Post. I’d love an elegant workaround from the overclocked minds at bleeping computer whooosh!!