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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


    http://support.packardbell.com/uk/item/index.php?m=home&pn=PB34225401

    http://www.giga-byte.co.uk/

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

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 7,096   +418

    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: 7,096   +418

    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.
     
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