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Trouble Installing XP

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#1 geoguroo7


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Posted 22 November 2008 - 01:01 PM

Ok, I'm trying to install Windows XP on my laptop. I go through the installation, but when I get to the partitioning, it says "Unknown Disk" and on the next line it says "(No disk in the drive)". If I hit any key at this point, I go to a BSOD with a message saying "Page_Fault_In_Nonpaged_Area"

I think it might have something to do with not having a SATA driver. I downloaded the driver package at: http://support.gateway.com/support/drivers...p;uid=215240538

After unzipping it, I noticed it has two folders for floppies, and various other files. This laptop has no floppy disk, so I don't understand how I'm to install these SATA drivers.

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#2 Albert Frankenstein

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Posted 22 November 2008 - 01:33 PM

Probably with an external USB floppy drive.

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