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Windows XP can't install secondary IDE channel

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by robblah, Feb 10, 2005.

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  1. robblah

    robblah Thread Starter

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    I posted earlier about a problem with my dvd-rw. I read somewhere to delete the secondary IDE channel and let windows detect it. I did that, but when i try to install the driver it says
    "Problem installing hardware: hdc
    Driver is not intended for this platform"
    It now just says unknown device
    I'm really annoyed now! :mad: :mad:
     
  2. Elvandil

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    If you're trying to install just the second IDE channel, it won't work. You will need to reinstall the entire IDE controller.

    What mainboard and driver are you dealing with?
     
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