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Installing XP AFTER Win 8?

  1. #131

    your best chance of success is to remove those unknown drivers

    Quote Originally Posted by cybor462 View Post
    Heah cool I will try this. I going to grab supper right now I need a break been at this for 18 hours straight now. Its 5:45 here now I will be back in 2 hours and I will give it a try. I was going to ask if I should get rid of those drivers I installed already. I would like to try this without. Do you think I should get rid of them first or can I install the new ones?

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  2. #132

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    maybe 8 and XP

    just did it but it still does not work. I could not delete the old drivers since windows keep replacing them.
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  3. #133

    phew...i won't give up if u don't.
    you're playing with an imaged drive right? so we can test at will.
    so i'm clear...
    when u boot with the bios set to ide all is well under xp.
    when u boot set to ahci it gets somewhere during the xp bootscreen and re-boots or is just stuck.
    and when u boot in ide to get to xp you can't access the win 8 drive.
    is that just about it?
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  4. #134

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    maybe 8 and XP

    the window 8 drive is out right now. I do not want to waste that I dont have restore discs HP is too cheap to give them. I need to make them

    but yes your correct with your assessment
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  5. #135

    do u still show the unknown ahci driver in device mgr?
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  6. #136

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    maybe 8 and XP

    the intels drivers are in the unknown folder and yep both still there. I do not know where the one you gave me went unless they are the same
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  7. #137

    check your private message
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  8. #138

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    maybe 8 and XP

    dont see one got it
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  9. #139

    click on the 'personal messages' tab near the top of this window. u have 3 in your inbox from me.
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  10. #140

    try these. extract to a new folder and the install thru dev mgr on the unknowh raid/ahci driver
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