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. m 0 l 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 m 0 l 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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNeed help upgrading whole system HP pav a6863w vista 64bit Forum SolvedNeed help on Upgrading vista (PC keeps restarting!!!) Forum Solvedhp computer was loaded with Vista, now upgraded to 8.1 and no sound help Forum Upgrading from vista Home Prem.64 to Win7 Home prem64 Please help Forum Vista problems after upgrading to 4GB. Plz help!! Forum SolvedUpgraded from 32-bit Vista to 64-bit Windows 7. Help me please. Forum Help with Vista to Windows 7 upgrade Forum SolvedWindows Vista to Windows 7 upgrade coupon questons HELP NOW ! Forum SolvedVista Ultimate Upgrade to Windows 7 Questions HELP NOW! Forum Windows Vista to Windows 7 upgrade problem. NEED HELP PLEASE :( Forum SolvedFull or Upgrade vista HELP! Forum SolvedWill upgrading from Vista to Windows 7/8 improve my low fps in BF4? Forum SolvedUpgrading problems with Vista. Forum SolvedUpgrading from Vista....Windows 7 or Windows 8? Forum SolvedUpgrading from Vista Forum SolvedDirectX features Not Available! Help! Windows Vista Forum SolvedUpgrading from Vista, transferring to new hardware Forum Please help. OEM Vista on new MOBO. Cant upgrade to Win7 Forum SolvedUpgrading from Windows Vista to 7 drive formatting question? Forum How to upgrade windows xp 32 to Vista 64bit. Please help. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows Vista categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !