04-12-2011 03:26 PM
This subject seems to be on the fourm a lot however none of the answers on here seem to work...
I have a Compaq Mini 110 which suffered from HD failure. Complete loss even with a software restore program so at the moment it has a brand new identical like for like replacement.
I have tried installing Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 all retail versions, all from flashdrive conversions on a USB Stick and each time I get a nice error telling me that there is no HDD (Raid/SCSI) Driver and I should load one onto the system.
Let me add a point here I am a MCP in Windows XP so I have a great understanding of hat I am trying to do, I just don't seem to be able to do it!
Things I have done:
1) Tried a simple straight from bootable USB installation of Windows XP Home with no slipstreamed driver
2) Slipstreamed the drivers from the HP Forum (Intel Chipset 945GSE 82801GBM/GHM) and updated the install with SP3 standalone installer.
3) Slipstreamed an Intel driver from the Intel support forum however this was a different revision and still failed.
4) Booted into Vindows Vista setup, entered CMD and updated Bios (Fine)
5) Booted into Windows Vista CMD and installed a random selection of drivers, rerun setup from the prompt and still no joy.
6) Testing the HDD in anoher Asus EEE PC whichalso boots and requires SATA/RAID drivers on install and it worked fine.
7) Switched the HDD from another laptop running Windows 7 32Bit (I understand the different architecture would cause problems). Got as far as the splash before a BSoD stoped and restarted.
8) F5 boot into XP to choose PC type
9) F6 loaded drivers into XP with multiple driver discs.
I am out of ideas people and I could realy do with some help on this one.
Laptop details are as presant:
Compaq Mini 110
Running latest release BIOS
Standard spec (No upgrades)
BIOS Checks pass 100%
0x8086 (Intel) 0x27C5 (AHCI Controller)
Don't know what else I can put but if someone can email the contents of their intel folder for this laptop of even point to the fight F6 installation disk it would be great.
I was also under the impresstion that Intel drivers were shipped as standard with Win Vista/7 so I was also concidering that the board may be fried?
04-12-2011 04:34 PM
04-12-2011 05:44 PM
You need to slipstream Intel ICH7M SATA driver. Informations how you should do this and SATA driver you will find in pdf / doc file which is in point B of the link below:
If you haven't got optical drive then the link below should be more interesting for you: