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I installed windows XP sp3 32bit a few months ago, with “Sata native mode” disabled in bios.

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Am I going to have to go back to buying Dell for my new laptop,? Message 1 of 6. Again, this does NOT install anything. Register Sign In Help. I used a lot of trial-and-error to get this working, which is probably the only way sataa see if it will work for another laptop model. Posted November 9, Auto-suggest ih8m you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type.

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Create an account or sign in to comment You need to be a member in order to leave a comment Create an account Sign up for a new account in our community. First I’ll be cloning the HDD, but not for a few days. When prompted to load drivers, driver is shown and apparently satta but no disk is shown afterwards. Sign up for a new satx in our community. A seperate porblem I encountered was that my Windows 7 disc would give me a boot loader error when trying to install from CD.


The Windows 7 installer runs but it diesn’t display my Disc. So, my question to any lenovo folks out there, is there any issues with ssd and r61 laptops? Umm, you don’t have to use the -a switch.

Posted November 5, You could end up BSOD-looping yourself. Now I would like to install the sata drivers and then enable “Sata native mode”but I don’t know how. It works fine with basically the same for both Vista and XP.

Thanks for figuring this out. If that happens, your only options are to reinstall, restore off of a disk image you DO make those, right? My machine is out of warranty so lenovo won’t accept a tech support email from what I saw. There is this program, but i am not sure iich8m it is applicable to you. I solved the problem.

Without a floppy drive, it’s much more difficult to load them during installation I hope the same procedure works with Vista as well. Sataa 3 of 6.


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The use of ad-blocking software hurts the site. I installed the latest bios update. Are there no tech support people frequenting this forum? Share this post Link to post Share on other sites. John RatseySep 18, Message 2 of 6.

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