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Windows installation problem with RAID

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I have a intel Raid controller that comes on the Asus Commando motherboard. I currently have 4 Western Digital 80GB hard drives in RAID-0. The only problem is that I can not install Windows XP Professional, I have the updated BIOS, RAID drivers on a floppy disk, but when ever I tried to install Windows XP Pro, I will load the drivers from the floppy, then have me choose the drive, and after formating where it starts to copy the files it gets stuck. It tells me that files can not be copied, and then I realize that those were the raid driver files on the floppy disk. I have a choice of "Retry" and "Skip", retrying doesn't work, and if I skip them all, windows will blue screen when ever I try to start it. This problem only occurs with Windows XP Professional, and I'm using the Home Edition at the moment and it worked fine.

Any suggestions??
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I've gone through 5 or 6 floppys before I can get one to install the RAID drivers. I think you should just try another floppy and see if that works.
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Have you tried to install XP Pro while running XP home? Upgrade from inside windows that is.
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