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04-17-2012 07:27 AM - edited 04-17-2012 07:27 AM
You either need to add the SATA AHCI driver at the F6 prompt using a USB FDD, slipstream the driver to a copy of the XP installation disk or go into the BIOS in the Storage Menu, go to Storage Options and change the SATA Emulation from AHCI to IDE.
Save the setting there by hitting the F10 key and again when you exit.
Now XP should install.
After you get it loaded, please post back and I will give you the step by step instructions to load the AHCI driver after you installed XP, so you can change the SATA Emulation mode back to the default of AHCI for best drive performance.
04-18-2012 05:14 AM
That I don't know. It should have worked.
OK time to try something else. Change the BIOS setting back to AHCI.
Read this link about how to slipstream the AHCI drivers into a copy of the XP installation disk. Read the Intel section.
Below is the link to the Intel AHCI drivers. I would slipstream all of them. That way you are sure to have included the right one. Second download is XP 32 bit.
04-19-2012 11:57 PM
These are the drivers that i have trouble finding.
1. Audio drivers
04-20-2012 05:00 AM
First, install the chipset driver and reboot.
If you have an i3 or i 5 processor, try this one.
Realtek Audio. Try this one.
Intel Management Engine Interface: Try this one:
05-14-2012 05:00 AM
Try this version of the IMEI driver:
Try the XP graphics driver directly from Intel:
If that IMEI driver doesn't install, you should try to manually install either one of those versions by browsing to the installation folder from the device in the device manager (update driver--manual search) and force the install. Browse to the C:\SWSetup folder with the spXXXXX file number of the download.