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Windows Vista System Builder Home Basic x64

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by rbltech, Feb 11, 2007.

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  1. rbltech

    rbltech Thread Starter

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    My aunt recently bought some upgrades for a pc we built it is a
    athlon sempron 3400+
    1 GB 4200 RAM
    250GB SATA HDD(WD)
    80 GB IDE HDD(WD)
    80 GB IDE HDD(WD)
    2x Sony DVD+-R Drives
    We are trying to install Vista onto the SATA Hard Drive, however after the install it says system disk failure. Do we need to treat use raid drivers for the hard drive to boot?
    also this error also occurred when we tried to install windows xp x32 on the same drive.
    any help is appreciated.:)
     
  2. Triple6

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    For XP you'd almsot certainly need to load the SATA/RAID drivers, but Vista may have them built in. What motherboard do you have? Also just the boot order in the BIOS to make sure the SATA drive is in the boot order. Also since you have two PATA IDE drives there may be something wrong going there, if there are just spare drives then disconnect them for the install of Vista - but don't disconnect them if you are trying to do a multi-boot system with an operating system on one of those drives.
     
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