Hopefully someone is still monitoring this thread. I used to have a usb floppy drive but I think I threw it away last year. Some motherboards have multiple SATA controllers. Posted February 9, I think that is what you were about to steer me to, Crypto. The reason this way doesn’t work for disk drivers is because Windows must have access to the disk all the time during installation. Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers.

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Just for the record, since you have to re-burn the CD anyway, this method initially devised by d4vr0s:. I used to have a usb floppy drive but I think I threw it away last year.

Posted May 10, Do not post advertisements, fllppy material, profanity, or personal attacks. Never again tried to look in the a: But it doen’t work for disk drivers. I believe at this point Windows may have loaded sufficient drivers to access the CD The setup can’t find the driver if you merely place the exe file on a disc.

You may transfer the Software only if the recipient agrees to be fully bound by these terms and if you retain no copies of the Software. Where precisely is the XP setup asking for this driver? Posted April 9, The install went very icy6m. Or sign in with one of these services. Sometimes installing Windows can be a truly challenging problem.


Is there any way I can make this go onto a CD instead? Or is USB uch6m already enabled by default and just has to be “used”? I think I hear your doorbell now. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites. Create a floppy containing the following files in the root directory: Sorry, windows XP pro setup Are we thinking that it’s asking for the same SATA driver used in the f6 process?

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Leave the floppy disk in the system until the next reboot as the software will need to be copied from the floppy disk again when setup is copying files. Now I have to go track down this driver. Below is full info: Now the install has shut down after asking for “Intel Rapid Storage Technology Driver” to be inserted in drive a: You may reproduce and distribute the Software only as an integral part of or incorporated in Your product or as a standalone Software maintenance update for existing end users of Your products, excluding any other standalone products, subject to these conditions: If you do not wish to so agree, do not install or use the Software.


All submitted content is subject to our Terms Of Use. Clarke – Posted February 25, So, if you are stuck as many others here with F6 issue, etc, give nlite a try.

Installing Windows XP With F6 AHCI/RAID Drivers From USB Only

Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums–revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. Press Enter again to continue. Please help I need to get this incorporated into a raid installation. When prompted, insert the floppy disk you created in step 2 and press Enter.

When prompted, insert the floppy disk icb6m created in step 2 and press Enter.