From: LURKER on
If your MB has an IDE connector, this adapter will solve the problem. Install with the Adapter. Then when XP is
installed, you can move the hard drive to native SATA.


On 5/3/2010 10:01 PM, DTrider wrote:
> Am trying to install XP on new hdd. I have orig. XP disk from Dell. After
> initial
> copying of temp files, the computer reboots and then nothing. I think this
> is because
> it is not seeing the hard drive which is a SATA drive. It is seen in the
> BIOs but
> not in installation. I cannot change settings for SATA in Bios. I have not
> been
> able to find SATA drivers for the F6 choice in setup. MS mentions this
> problem in
> ScsiCfgSet.exe but no longer supports this. I cannot install utility files
> from another
> Dell disk until I install XP. I do have the TxtSetUp.OEM file but no driver.
> Your help will be sincerely appreciated.
> Thank You,
> Don