Tip & How-To about Computers & Internet
1st to do is The Bios Configuration Settings.
Options include... disabling "Native SATA Support" (or enabling IDE emulation) in the BIOS which allows you to install and run XP without the SATA drivers..
Using a USB floppy drive to install the CORRECT SATA drivers during the XP install.
Finding and slipstreaming the CORRECT SATA drivers for your specific laptop.. The correct XP driver information for computer can be gleaned by writing down the appropriate Vista Device Manager listings BEFORE formatting the computer.
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