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2.3.1
Installing Windows
®
XP / XP 64-bit With
RAID Functions
If you want to install Windows
®
XP / XP 64-bit on your SATA
/ SATAII HDDs with RAID functions, please follow below steps.
STEP 1: Set up BIOS.
A. Enter BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Advanced screen
IDE
Configuration.
B. Set “SATAII Configuration” to [Enhanced], and then in the
option “Configure SATAII as”, please set the option to [RAID].
STEP 2: Make a SATA / SATAII Driver Diskette.
A. Insert the Support CD into your optical drive to boot your
system.
B. During POST at the beginning of system boot-up, press <F11>
key, and then a window for boot devices selection appears.
Please select CD-ROM as the boot device.
C. When you see the message on the screen, “Do you want to
generate Serial ATA driver diskette [YN]?”, press <Y>.
D. Then you will see these messages,
Please insert a diskette into the floppy drive.
WARNING! Formatting the floppy diskette will
lose ALL data in it!
Start to format and copy files [YN]?
Please insert a floppy diskette into the floppy drive, and press
<Y>.
E. The system will start to format the floppy diskette and copy
SATA / SATAII drivers into the floppy diskette.
STEP 3: Use “RAID Installation Guide” to set RAID
configuration.
Before you start to configure the RAID function, you need to
check the installation guide in the Support CD for proper
configuration. Please refer to the document in the Support CD,
“Guide to SATA Hard Disks Installation and RAID Configuration”,
which is located in the folder at the following path:
.. \ RAID Installation Guide
2.3
Installing Windows
®
XP / XP 64-bit / Vista
TM
/
Vista
TM
64-bit With RAID Functions
If you want to install Windows
®
XP / XP 64-bit / Vista
TM
/
Vista
TM
64-bit OS on your SATA / SATAII HDDs with RAID
functions, please follow below procedures according to the OS
you install.
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