sata drivers needed

By shamo
Sep 13, 2007
  1. hi all

    heres my problem
    i have a packard bell computer (imedia 1538mc) i had vista on it but i wasnt keen , so i have been trying to put xp back on it ,but i have a sata drive so i have to do the f6 thing when reinstalling (3rd party).
    my problem is the pc didnt come with a mainboard disk so i have no way of getting the sata/raid controllers ,the mainboards is a gigabyte ga-8i915pmd .
    when i go on their site they dont list the mainboard

    any ideas guys ??????
  2. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,875   +332

    It might be included in the chipset driver bundle. I don't really know. You'd have to download it and see.
  3. shamo

    shamo TS Rookie Topic Starter

    they are too big to go on a floppy disk drive that i have just
    bought .. no op system installed
  4. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,875   +332

    You wouldn't put the whole bundle on the floppy. I was speculating that if you opened the downloaded file, you might be able to separate out the SATA/RAID drivers, but maybe not. If not, I'm out of ideas.
Topic Status:
Not open for further replies.

Similar Topics

Create an account or login to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment
TechSpot Members
Login or sign up for free,
it takes about 30 seconds.
You may also...

Get complete access to the TechSpot community. Join thousands of technology enthusiasts that contribute and share knowledge in our forum. Get a private inbox, upload your own photo gallery and more.