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Sata ok thanks for your help if i put visa will that have the drivers i need? and is it the xp disk with sp3 on it ?

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    supercrook Aug 25, 2008

    thanks i will try that

  • supercrook
    supercrook Aug 25, 2008

    thanks i will try that

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IF you put Vista it will have the SATA drivers you need.
Not sure what you mean about the XP disk.
You can use any XP CD to slipstream. While the ideal CD to use would be XP SP2, you always slipstream in the SP2 on top of the base XP CD.
I would advise against the SP3 as it still has issues. And SP3 still doesn't have any SATA drivers.
Once you create a slipstream XP CD, even if it is the baseline XP without any SP on it, you can always add them through Windows Update.

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