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Cannot install winxp

I have tried several times to install winxp on this motherboard.  It always comes up and tells me there is a problem with the hard drive.  It does this even with the new ide hard drive i attached.  I have tried disabling the sata portion of the motherboard just incase it was assuming i was installing an sata.  PCCHIPS support says i do not have to install the raid drivers when using ide, but i even tried that and i still get the error.  Yes, I am using a genuine copy of windows before someone asks.  I am beginning to believe I just have a faulty motherboard unless someone can possibly tell me something I haven't tried that may help.

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Re: cannot install winxp

Upgrande the motherboard bios version this may help what does xp actually say when you try and install

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