Solved How can I get computer to boot into Sata?

Dell Optiplex 7010 desktop (3.3 ghz inte...
August 19, 2019 at 20:56:49
Specs: Windows XP, P4 3.2GHZ
Hi,
I have an old Thinkcentre S51 with both PATA and SATA connections. I have cloned Windows XP from my PATA to a SATA drive using Lazesoft, which does a nice job. But when I try to boot into the SATA drive, I get a blue screen, before it even gets to Windows. I have the boot order right, and the bios recognizes. Windows also recognizes it, since I can see it when I boot into the PATA drive. I don't think it's the cloning program.
Any suggestions are appreciated.
Thanks,
... john

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#1
August 19, 2019 at 23:55:32
I seem to recall.you need to supply drivers for SATA during a normal installation, as XP doesn’t include them.

But not having gone the route you have, my input is not based on experience; so hang in for more input from those here with greater experience in this area.


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#2
August 20, 2019 at 02:34:14
Presumably the SATA drivers are installed as you say that XP recognizes the SATA disk when used as an additional disk. I believe that, as the OS has been installed to boot from a PATA drive, that you will need to do a repair install from your XP CD to enable booting from the SATA drive.

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August 20, 2019 at 10:24:50
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Have a look at this how-to: https://www.computing.net/howtos/sh...

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#4
August 21, 2019 at 09:28:48
Hi riider,
Yes, it sounds like a plan. I've been trying to locate the raid/sata drivers for this chipset ...... Intel Grantsdale-G i915 G/GL/GV. I think it might be here -
https://www.driverscape.com/downloa...
Do any of these look like they might be the ones?
Thanks,
.... john

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