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ok i lost my xp disc a while ago, and i got xp beta for now and but it wont recognize my sata 2 hard drive. i have a co worker with this xp beta on his kids computer and it recognizes her sata 1 hard drive.

if any one can help ty very much
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Did you load the SATA drivers?
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i have never had to do that before. i found my xp disc and its doing the same as with xp beta. heres my hard drive if it helps http://www.samsung.com/Products/Hard...es_SP2504C.asp
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what is xp beta?
    
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Your motherboard should have come with a disc containing drivers for the SATA controller, or SATA RAID controller. You'll need to load the drivers from this disc when prompted to install any necessary RAID drivers during the Windows installation procedure. If you no longer have this disc you should be able to find the correct drivers in the support section of your motherboard manufacturer's homepage.
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ok, i have the motherboard disc. so put the disc and go form there? ty very much i ll try that when i get home
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You may or may not need to put the drivers onto a floppy disc in order to load them during the installation process, its been a long time since I've had to do it myself. Its very simple to do, just be sure to read the onscreen prompts and you wont go wrong.
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