How to install ME on a SATA machine

Generic / GENERIC
February 18, 2012 at 16:31:07
Specs: ME, 1.3/256
How do I install ME on a SATA machine? ME install does not call for installing a SATA driver during install, therefore when I try to install ME I get a "No bootable Media" message.

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#1
February 18, 2012 at 19:52:37
Go into the BIOS & change the drive setting to IDE compatibility mode. Why would you want to run WinME in the 1st place?

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#2
February 19, 2012 at 10:27:24
Windows ME does not have native support for SATA controllers. If you cannot use "Legacy IDE" mode settings in the BIOS as riider suggested, there are third-party SATA drivers available.

See this website, under the SATA section.
R. Loew Electronics Consulting
http://rloew.limewebs.com/prerel.htm


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#3
February 19, 2012 at 12:46:31
Thanx Rider, but where is compatibility mode setting. Sorry, I'm a newbie

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#4
February 19, 2012 at 20:39:59
"where is compatibility mode setting"

It's in the BIOS, that's all I can tell you. You posted absolutely nothing about system specs so it's impossible to look it up to find the exact terminology. Each BIOS is a little different.

Do NOT pay for a software patch, hack, or whatever you want to call it.


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#5
April 5, 2013 at 03:21:48
When you start the computer and see the logo of the manufacturer, or diagnostic screen or whatever before Windows begins to boot, press F2 until a setup screen appears. Look for an option to enable legacy ide mode and turn it on, then you can install ME.

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