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Remove vista I want to remove vista off of my a205-s5831 toshiba satellite laptop but i keep getting this message about a sata hard drive driver. Can you help me?

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    Sanjay Giri Jul 03, 2008

    Disable Sata on Bios

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Hi Andrae

If your installing Windows XP you need Sata HDD drivers ( because Windows XP doesn't come with Sata support)
Go to link to find out more

http://www.mydigitallife.info/2007/10/23/windows-xp-setup-could-not-detect-and-find-any-sata-hard-disk-drive-on-ahci-mode/

bye Pete


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