how do i install Win xp on sata drive

  watteneer 20:23 21 Feb 2010

i have a new sata drive which i want to install windows xp Pro but i am having probs loading
any help would be greatful

  bazb 21:00 21 Feb 2010

You will need a copy of the sata drivers for your motherboard on a floppy disc. click here

Hope this helps.

  JohnWilliams 21:36 21 Feb 2010

What if you don't have a floppy drive?

  bazb 22:50 21 Feb 2010

When XP came out almost every pc had a floppy drive, but this does'nt answer your question.

If you do a search there is a way of slipstreaming and making a bootable XP CD, to include the sata drivers. click here

  ashleycardwell94 02:16 22 Feb 2010

my windows xp laptop that i purchased many years ago have a SATA drive, im not sure if this is revelant but it has always installed SP1 even from a disk and has never needed drivers, how do you know it needs drivers anyway?

are you connecting the SATA drive with SATA cable or USB?

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