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Which of these SATA drivers do I need?

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December 13, 2009 1:56:59 PM

Hey guys,
Im trying to reinstall windowsXP home on my computer but I have a SATA hd and windows does not find it when trying to install. I have found out how to make a windowsxp cd with added SATA drivers but have no clue on which files to include...
I hope someone can help me out and tell me which is the right one to dl...
I have a old Asus A8V Deluxe motherboard.

This one falls under the RAID tab of the dl page.
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Version 1.00.0.26

Description Promise SATA378 Driver V1.00.0.26 for Windows 98SE/NT4.0/ME/2000/XP/2003
File Size 959.32 (KBytes)



The next two fall under the IDE tab on the same page of the motherboard, which is what confuses me.
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Version 1.00.1.37

Description Promise FastTrak 378 RAID Driver V1.00.1.37 for Windows 98SE/NT4/ME/2000/XP/2003
-nt4 -Windows NT4 miniport driver 1.00.1.37.
-win2000 -Windows 2000 miniport driver 1.00.1.37 WHQL.
-98-me -Windows 98-ME miniport driver 1.00.1.37.
-winxp -Windows XP miniport driver 1.00.1.37 WHQL.
-win2003 -Windows 2003 miniport driver 1.00.1.37 WHQL.
-MakeDisk -Make Promise RAID driver floppy for Windows NT4/2000/XP/2003.
File Size 1.41 (MBytes)


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Version 1.00.0.26

Description Promise SATA378 Driver V1.00.0.26 for Windows 98SE/NT4.0/ME/2000/XP/2003
File Size 959.32 (KBytes)

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December 15, 2009 4:48:41 AM

Just set the Sata controller to ide mode which is normal and there won't be any need for any drivers. Also some early sata ports are sata 1 mode not sata 2, if this is the case the harddrive may need a jumper which places it in sata one mode instead of sata 2 also.
If you don't have the manual go to Asus web site and download so you can determine this.
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