Installing xp on partition drive

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April 12, 2010 at 21:14:46
Specs: Windows Vista, 2.0 / 4gig
Hello forum,
ill start this out with computer specs
Model: HP pavilion dv7
processor: AMD Turion (tm) X2 dual core Moblie RM-70
Memory: 4gig
OS: vista-64bit home premium pre-installed, no disk

Now that ive got that out of the way, ill follow it up with my problem.I am wanting to dual boot vista and xp so I Partitioned my hard drive to give winXP a place to call home. After i gave the partition eough space i popped in my winXP pro cd and rebooted the computer, Press any key to boot from cd, So windows xp starts to do its thing and starts to install, gets to Starting windows and a STOP error comes up error being STOP:0X0000007B.

I researched abit around the net on this error coming to find out that i was needing a SATA driver so xp could install.

So i Determine the type of processor in the computer, then search for and downloaded the latest SATA AHCI driver from the processor manufacturer's. I beleave is the correct one, From what i read it is.

Also read that i could Disable SATA native mode. But my Laptop doesnt support this action.

So now i am looking into slipstreaming xp. This is where my problem begain. This is where i am lost on what iam suppose to do from here on out.

So i find this link from hp

Which has good info but from the steps they have listed isnt show the exact same on my computer then it does in the screen shots.

Now that i caught u up on what ive done so far, I really need someones help on what i need to do to slipstreaming xp.
I downloaded Total Commande and Ultra ISO to start this, but still haveing problems. Is there anyone out there that would please take time out of your buzy day and give a helping hand.

Thanks for taking the time to read my post and i am hopeing i get a speedy reply. have a good one

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April 12, 2010 at 21:23:12
The driver needs to be for the SATA controller on the motherboard. Do your slipstreaming with nLite.

Here's how to create the dual boot:

How to dual boot Vista and XP (with Vista installed first) -- the step-by-step guide with screenshots

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April 12, 2010 at 21:26:50
You think u could help me out with this?
I have tryed the link a few days ago that u just posted. The thing is i cant get to the screen in the screen shots after makeing space on the hard drive for winxp.


The driver needs to be for the SATA controller on the motherboard. Do your slipstreaming with nLite.

thing is i dont know how to do the slipstreaming or do i know where to get the SATA controller for my laptop

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April 13, 2010 at 08:57:48
Slipstreaming SATA driver into WinXp boot CD using nLite

AMD SATA AHCI Controller Driver

And since your XP disc appears to only have SP2, you may as well download SP3 & slipstream that into the new disc as well.

Windows XP Service Pack 3

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April 13, 2010 at 12:57:18
Thanks for the replys Jam.
The thing is this that i am stuck on.In the link you posted for slipstreaming SATA driver.
I get to #8 8) Browse to the SATA driver folder(I named it "Floppy 32Bit") and select either one of the .INF file, I choose "iaahci.inf".

From the driver that u posted or anyother one i have found doesnt have the file iaahci.inf

so i dont know which file i am suppose to use :( I dont see a .inf file with a differnt name or anything that even looks like it,

Here is a link to the files that are in the link u sent me

thanks for input

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April 13, 2010 at 19:15:34
Look in the x86 folder which is inside the RAID7xx folder

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April 14, 2010 at 07:07:18
Well thanks jam for all the info u have helped me with. These are the files with in raid

The name dont match, but ill be useing the INF file correct?

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