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hi overclock,,,

is it possible it install the sata drivers for xp2 using a USB floppy drive.

just want to know if it works cos if not im stuffed...

its a Toshiba satellite a 200 ..

i found the drivers at last.. so this is why im asking this question ..

hate vista like xp..
    
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hi overclock,,,

is it possible it install the sata drivers for xp2 using a USB floppy drive.

just want to know if it works cos if not im stuffed...

its a Toshiba satellite a 200 ..

i found the drivers at last.. so this is why im asking this question ..

hate vista like xp..

I'm not sure if it will load the USB driver for the floppy drive...can't you load them on to a CD?
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I'm not sure if it will load the USB driver for the floppy drive...can't you load them on to a CD?
that woud not be a bad i idea but i dont know how
    
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why dont you slipstream into your windows as shown here.

i have a copy at work that i use to install on countless machines. enjoy
    
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I must be one of the only ones who never has SATA problems...are you supposed to have to install drivers to even get SATA hard drives to work when you first install XP? Because I never have problems with my drives to work lol
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u must be one of the lucky ones

sometimes windows setup doesnt recognize the device so it cant see a hd to install xp onto.
    
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u must be one of the lucky ones

sometimes windows setup doesnt recognize the device so it cant see a hd to install xp onto.
Man, that would suck, cause i reinstall windows a lot, lol
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why dont you slipstream into your windows as shown here.

i have a copy at work that i use to install on countless machines. enjoy
hi thanks for telling about slipstreming i did it and now my lappi has xp yay..

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np. it helps especially if you install it on a regular basis.
    
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