Originally Posted by Jerry K
You are WRONG. Microsoft DID NOT include SATA drivers with Windows XP period. If a Windows XP disk contains SATA drivers then they have been added just like I mentioned in my first post above. If you continue to insist they did, I will remove all your posts so stop auguring the fact.
You are correct, I was wrong in stating that SATA drivers came with XP.
What I stated in my next post was that XP can be loaded by Disabling SATA from your system BIOS before you install, then they can be reinstated at a later date. By following the instructions in this link: [url]http://www.trap17.com/index.php/Installing-Windows-Xp-Sata-Enabled-Desktopnotebook-Computer_t55476.html[/url]
You will see that it can be done, I have, a number of times!