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Upgrading to SCSI 320 from IDE, problems installing Win XP

by TheNeverender / June 18, 2005 8:16 AM PDT

Hello all, I am new to this forum, but not new to computer technology. I'll get right to it: I just upgraded from IDE to SCSI 320. The card and hard drives I have work fine when IDE isn't plugged in, and IDE works fine when the SCSI isn't plugged in, but when they are both plugged in neither of them work right. All my BIOS settings are correct because I have done this many times. My problem is when I try to install Windows XP on a SCSI partition/drive, the computer will boot to CD then stop and/or freeze once it says it's checking the computer's hardware setup. I originally thought that the problem could be the BIOS was in need of some updating, but it handles the SCSI just fine, the system just freezes before it even finishes searching for hard ware.Anyone know what I could be dealing with here? Any info is appreciated! Thanks!

I'm running:
Duron 850 (oldie, and not really a goodie)
SCSI Adaptec 29320A
IBM UltraStar SCSI 3 drive

Mark

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