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Help! I've got a problem with installing os other than win7

Like in subject, I'm using Win7 right now and when I'm trying to install any other system (I need to install XP + Ubuntu) BIOS keeps saying that there's no CD/DVD-Rom hardware detected and gives me some errors, only win7 & Vista installations are working. If anybody knows a solution 4 this thread please help.. Happy I hadn't changed anything in BIOS settings, before I installed Windows7 everything was working just fine. DVD-Roms also runs fine. I'm totally out of idea..

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That's proper and well known.

XP doesn't know about SATA connected drives. It's well discussed with what must be 100 thousand posts by now.

Pick them over with a google and ask -> How to install XP to a SATA hard drive.

And remember that if you have "XP" there are more failures ahead. The CD must be a XP SP2 or XP SP3 or you'll only repeat what others have learned. But how else will you learn?

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Thanks for your hint!

I've search for it's reveal and figured out that the problem is that XP simply doesn't got embedded driver for SATA controller, so I made a floppy with this driver from my motherboard manufacturer site and it worked. Thank you very much Happy

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That's good to read.

Many times we only need a direction to head in. A hint or tip.

Glad it worked out.

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