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XP on new second HDD

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by like, Apr 26, 2010.

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    I'm trying to install XP on a new HDD. I downloaded drivers from NIVIDA,
    but nLite doesn't recognize them because they are not INF files??
    I have a usb floppy drive, but, how many floppies would it take for a
    42mb driver file??

    Thank you
     
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    The driver is very small and nowhere near 42 mb's. You can't possibly have the right one. Is it the SATA that you need?
     
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    It's the Chipset drivers from NVIDIA.
    Thank you
     
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    You should just install without the chipset drivers and update them later.
     
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    Sorry, I forgot to mention, this is a SATA HDD. Would you still suggest,
    install without, and update later?
    Thank you
     
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    Definitely install without and update later unless you need a driver to install. If that is the case, then all you need is a very small SATA driver.

    (If you want, you could also clone your present drive to the second one. But you could not use both since a second installation requires a second license. Even if you are installing cleanly, it will not activate if you use the same key as used on the first drive.)
     
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    I will try it this weekend and get back to you. Thank you
     
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    Sorry to take so long getting back, lost my favorites. Install went good, only problem.
    XP doesn't doesn't see a modem, Device Manager, or Phone and Modem?
     
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