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    Problems installing Vista on Gigabyte GA-8AENXP-D

    I am trying to install Vista on the above but it refuses point blank to find a drive to install onto, I have been to the website and downloaded the supposes Intel RAID drivers for Vista but it still fails to find any drives, can anyone help me with this.???

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    Obvious question first - are you using the Intel RAID controller or the Silicon Image one (I note there's two on that board)?

    Second, if Intel - was it the 7.5.0.1017 drivers listed here: http://www.gigabyte.com.tw/Support/M...me=GA-8AENXP-D

    What you need is the 'F6' driver disk drivers in order to get going. My work system has an intel RAID jobby and i provided the F6 drivers via a USB key during installation (via the Load Driver button).
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    Thanks Dangel, I later realised that indeed it was the Silicon Image controller that the drive was connected to, after installing these drivers at F6 everything was fine.

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    Cool - glad I could help matey!
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