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Ihave a new SATA drive but it is not running at the 3 GB/s transfer speed my system supports SATA II and I have read on Hitachi's site that you need to use the FTOOL. I have tried to use this on the floppy as it explains but when i go to boot from this disc it wont boot. So i made a normal MS boot disc, booted up in DOS and then changed disc's and run Ftool and i get the following error (stub error (2003) cant find dpmi16bi.ovl Has anyone any other idea on changing the transfer speed of the drive.

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