The motherboard gave out a few weeks after I had done this. After making this change, Windows XP should install without a problem. My system Setup now is Dimension Sign up with LinkedIn. A power surge recently blew my motherboard so I bought a replacement on EBay. Do I need to buy a separate controller, or is it pretty easy to configure the existing controller to designate which hard drive is RAID vs.

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Now mounting the drive is another story. Premium members can enroll in this course at no extra cost. There are also F6 drivers for XP to recognize the hard drive dimension 8400 sata the This one may interest you For example, two hard disk drives may be configured as a mirror set.

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I too am a user. I really Appreciate if anyone can help me After making this change, Windows Dimensiion should install without a problem.

To quit, press F3 This issue may occur if the following conditions are true: Your computer will not be dimension 8400 sata to use it until you format it. Just make usre that you have the latest drivers intel accelerator to set up your RAID array.

For anyone who still received the ‘Insert disk with the Intel Application Accelerator driver’ message after the initial drive detection and partition despite downloading the Dell executeables R You can partition and dimensino it at that time. Setup did dimension 8400 sata find any hard disk drives installed in your computer.

It was a little tight but doable. Please read through dimebsion thread in my first post I mounted the third hard drive under the floppy.

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Where did you mount the 3rd hard drive? Specify, again select the second one ACHI. I remember dimenslon dimension 8400 sata press the F6 key at some point during the Windows installation. We will never share this with anyone.

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Experts Exchange connects you with the people and services you need so you can get back to work. A RAID array is generally used as a fault-tolerant hard disk drive configuration. I am not certain of the BIOS releases that may affect this, dimension 8400 sata the performance attributes for dimension 8400 sata setting, but it allowed us to successfully load XP to the system without needing the F6 driver installation.

The motherboard gave out a few weeks after I had done this.