Well follow this link and select Windows XP and you should see the different categories of drivers. View December 27, View November 20, What impact will it make on the performance if i leave it just as it is. Since it looks like Windows XP will still be hanging around for at least a few more months, I thought I should share one of the cool tricks that I have found when installing it to theses newer Dell computers that have difference mode SATA controllers. Thanks for the info. View November 3,
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View August 11, Great tutorial bro, Installed win xp sp2 running great, but problem arises that every time i switch on my PC optiplex i have to hit f12 to go to boot menu and select sata drive to startup win XP otherwise it gives an error that no boot drive found. View February 18, One of the components that Windows needs to continue setup could not be installed.
View July 23, Figured restoring the image would save me from having to do all this from scratch again…I guess not. View November 2, Now restart the process at step 2, this time trying ahvi different driver at step 6 and 7 Done. Clever, but that requires a working machine.
Your instructions worked great, both for the dfll drive, dvd and eSATA. View October 1, After Installing the Windows XP on my Optiplex ,there are 5 unidentified devices listed in device manager.
View April 23, View January 12, Optiplx March 17, View November 5, Tell me is it fine to leave it just the way it is or do i need to install the Sata Drivers. Since it looks like Windows XP will still be hanging around for at least a few more months, Zhci thought I should share one of the cool tricks that I have found when installing it to theses newer Dell computers that have difference mode SATA controllers.
Press F12 to Go to boot options.
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Are you perhaps an Avatar that would perhaps provide spiritual advise as well? View July 20, View August 4, View September 17, You can leave it in ATA mode, I am not sure how this impacts performance but I doubt it will cause any stability issues in the future.
Well follow dell link and select Windows XP and you should see the different categories of drivers. I agree, it should work. View July 29, Then it worked in my OptiPlex View June 11, Profile cancel Sign in with Twitter Sign in with Facebook.
Install Windows XP on Dell Optiplex 755 / 760 / 960 without AHCI SATA Driver
View November 20, View September 24, Thanks Wayne — this saved me hours of troubleshooting! Helped to get eSata working in Windows XP.
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