Need help with sata setup.

By pentium
Mar 1, 2007
  1. i using laptop compag , it used hdd sata but i don't have Fdd Ext for setup driver :( ...... i want to use sata ...:grinthumb

    i hear can use usb for setup driver sata .... but i don't known to do .... please hep me !! thank
  2. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    I assume you want to install Windows 2000/XP....

    In the BIOS setup you may be able to set the SATA (AHCI) controller to IDE/legacy/compatibility mode so WIndows will recognise it as a normal IDE controler. No floppy needed.

    Another option would be to make a custom Windows install CD with SATA drivers slipstreamed. SInce you are asking the question, this may be a bit difficult for you.
  3. pentium

    pentium TS Rookie Topic Starter

    i want install windows server 2003 , i don't known it support win 2003 ??

    Edited by Moderator: Removed quote. There`s no need to quote the post directly above your own. ;)
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