Help upgrading Vista Tags: Windows Vista Windows XP Last response: December 24, 2007 5:01 PM in Windows Vista Share hgavin9 December 19, 2007 7:11:03 AM I am trying to upgrade to windows vista from XP. On installation i am receiving the following message when testing compatibility. You must make the following changes before installing Windows Close Windows installation and contact the device manufacturer for updated driver software for these devices: o IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers: Standard IDE/ESDI Hard Disk Controller. Would someone be kind enough to advise me what this means and what i have to do and if possible please provide links to the appropriate drivers. Many Thanks in advance. my System is Asus A8n-VM board AMD athlon xp 3800 x2 2gig ram WDC 320 gig hd 8800gt More about : upgrading vista Scotteq December 19, 2007 9:03:17 AM It means that Vista doesn't have a standard driver for your hard disc controller, and you should contact your mobo maker to get one. hgavin9 December 24, 2007 4:03:55 PM Ive tried to upgrade to nforce 15.01 but no success and am getting the same message when trying to upgrade. N e more advice would be much appreciated Thanks in advance and merry christmas Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer MrsBytch December 24, 2007 5:01:22 PM What do you mean "no success" when isntalling nforce drivers? You mean they are not installing or they installed but your still getting the error? Id contact asus but first Id check to see if theres a bios update for your mobo. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Need help upgrading whole system HP pav a6863w vista 64bit Forum Abit IS7-E trouble upgrading to Vista Forum Replacing hard drive and upgrading from vista to win 7 Forum Upgrading from vista Home Prem.64 to Win7 Home prem64 Please help Forum Vista problems after upgrading to 4GB. Plz help !! Forum Need help on Upgrading vista (PC keeps restarting!!!) Forum Upgrading from Windows Vista 32 to Windows 7 64 Forum Upgrading from 32 bit windows vista home basic to 64 bit. Forum Upgrading from vista 64bit to windows 7 32 bit Forum Upgrading from Vista to Windows 7 Forum Upgrading PC and reusing hard drive with Vista (possible OEM issue) Forum Thinking of upgrading from Windows Vista to Windows 7. Forum Upgrading motherboard reinstall vista ? Forum Email lost when upgrading to Windows 7 from Vista Forum Upgrading from XP to Windows 7 via Vista Forum upgrading from Vista 32 to 64...any issues? Forum [Solved] Vista busness 32 product key free Forum Video problem in Vista Forum Vista does not connect to internet, help! Forum Macs can run vista better than pc's *Myth or reality* Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows Vista categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !