Remove XP Home & install XP Pro on SATA disk

By tomex
Aug 9, 2007
  1. I purchased a new Dell laptop with XP Home and a SATA disk. But I want to install XP Pro on it. Will I have to slipstream the SATA/RAID drivers when I install XP Pro on the laptop?
  2. wii-ste

    wii-ste TS Rookie Posts: 163

    No, you should be able to just install as normal and add the drivers later. Almost all SATA controllers work in XP without drivers.
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