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trouble installing windows 7 on a fujitsu server

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my dad bought this server from TD when it was $299 i tried installing windows 7 but it won't recognize the raid array and keeps telling me to install drivers, i went through the serverview software it came with and it only gives me the option to install windows server.

i just want to install windows 7 on it and call it a day, any ideas?
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I believe that this server MB comes with the Intel 3200 CHipset, with ICH9R. Windows 7 should have driver support for this.
Have you configured the RAID array at the HW level using whatever utility Fujitsu provide?

Baring in mind that the link you provided only lists support for
Microsoft® Windows® Server
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES)
     
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You can look at the specs here --> https://sp.ts.fujitsu.com/dmsp/docs/ds-py-tx100-s2.pdf

It uses a Intel PCH 3420 chipset for the system board & RAID controller (SATA2). The h/w has been Windows 2008 certified so Windows 7 should install.

For drivers you can visit http://support.ts.fujitsu.com/com/support/downloads.html but it doesn't list Windows 7 so you may have to try a Win2k8 or Win2k3 driver.
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