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Need drivers for XFX KT400-ALH on floppy disk

My brother's PC crashed, when he tried switching it on again it didn't recognise the SATA hard drive as the mother board is older. I have the XFX CDs but there is no facility to make a floppy to boot and install the drivers for the hard drive.

I have tried everywhere so hope you can help.

Thanks in advance.

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  • intutor May 22, 2009

    mgbrake, thanks, below is the info I got from my nephew who built it. I don't have the PC here as by all accounts I just need teh drivers on floppy.

    rulds2008- I'm on driver guide at the momnet but it's on about flsahing the BIOS which is not what my brother or I have done.

    When you install a fresh copy of windows on a machine with a SATA drive, if it's
    an oldish motherboard (which his is) the windows setup doesn't see the SATA
    drive. To make it see the drive, you have to hit F6 and load some additional
    drivers. The only way you can do that is to have them on a floppy disk. It's the
    only medium you can use to do it.

    To make things worse, some compaines
    sent out the floppy disks with the motherboards, but some didn't. I'm not sure
    about Aidan's but he reckons he doesn't have a floppy. Anyway, the ones that
    didn't usually have a utility on the driver CD (the one you sent me) that allowed
    you to make the floppy yourself on another machine.

    I've had a look
    thorugh this CD and I can't find a utility anywhere that lets you do this, so it
    sounds to me like there was a floppy disk sent with the motherboard that he
    hasn't got. Sometimes this can be remedied by finding the right drivers online,
    but so far I've had no luck at all. The company who make or made his motherboard
    ( XFX KT400-ALH by the way!) don't acknowledge it anymore, and there's nothing
    comes up in google that's worthwhile.

    I'm going to have a sift through
    our floppys and see if I can find one

  • intutor Jun 02, 2009

    Finally my brother has tried the Flash bios driver from 'driverguide' I
    sent on floppy, but he gets an error backing up the current BIOS and
    trying to flashh install the new one (see picture).

    Any advice on this? Thanks

  • mgbrake
    mgbrake May 11, 2010

    So, no onboard SATA, and you are trying to load the drivers for a SATA card? SATAless motherboards require an IDE drive or disc or CD to boot first...


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  • 3,866 Answers would have the drivers for that. Tahnks and please rate

Posted on May 22, 2009

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    Grand Canyon Tech May 23, 2009

    Drviers would be at you will be able to download them there.

  • Grand Canyon Tech
    Grand Canyon Tech May 23, 2009

    Yes but there is a option to where you can use the sata in IDE mode with does not hurt it a but, you do this on your bios.


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