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I finally made my way around to intel's site. If you are upgrading tp XP, make sure you remove the ata storage driver first. Its all at their site. check it out

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  1. Actually, it's the Intel Application Accelerator, which is a fairly recent replacement for the Ultra ATA Storage Driver.

    <A HREF="http://support.intel.com/support/chipsets/iaa/tti001.htm" target="_new">http://support.intel.com/support/chipsets/iaa/tti001.htm</A>

    You're okay if you remove the driver, install the OS, and then reinstall the driver.

    But thanks for the heads-up ... much appreciated!

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  2. Right!

    Here's a challenge for you all. Find a topic related to OS or HDDs, which toey can't post a link for. Betcha can't.

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