Many thanks for the writeup on using the Promise IDE mode. Load Promise IDE driver files from floppy. I am able to paste anywhere except in this window; so, here it goes without the shot. It is assumed an OS is already installed on a different drive not connected to any Promise port. It is also equipped with seven expansion slots, and ready to accommodate graphics cards of up to mm in length, as well as, CPU coolers of mm in height. Now it takes 36 minutes.

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Install Intel Chipset Software Installation Utility or other chipset driver package appropriate to your mobo model. Under “Copy manufacturer’s files from”, choose A:. The info on how to paste snapshots is also much appreciated.

The message “No device found, Bios not installed” has disappeared from my booting sequence and sata78 winxp promise sata378 ide controller marks are gone in my Device Manager.

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Reboot the system to make sure the new driver is running.

I would prefer to use this thread only for process description, not for problem-solving. There may be a yellow!

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By continuing to browse winxp promise sata378 ide controller site, you agree to this use. As you suggest, I will eliminate my USB connected devices one at the time and see if that improves things. From this point on, you are doing normal XP Saata378. The reason I want to clear all conflicts shown in my Device Manager is to see if that will solve this major performance problem.

Were it not for those yellow marks, I could continue using it this way for normal tasks such as word processing, surfing the Net, E-Mail etc. I still have my very poor performance problem but now I can concentrate on that. New Hardware Wizard appears on discovery. You now need to replace what Windows did, using the right driver. If it does not, then I will have winxp promise sata378 ide controller over a thousand bucks away and will be better off reinstalling my old hardware.

I am glad to hear that you’ve already solved the problem yourself; however, please prromise the following steps as the reference if you encounter the same issue in the future. Wed Dec 31, 2: All Promise ports have to operate in the same mode.

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RevolutionEye technology involves such utilities as Low Blue Light, …. The Utility doesn’t contain viruses or malicious code. The chassis contains four external 5. First you might go wihxp Device Controloerright click your hardware winxp promise sata378 ide controller in the list and select Update Driver Software ; then click Search automatically for updated driver software.

BB code is on. Search for drivers by ID or device name Known devices: Why should I have this and you not. The message will change to something about F2 but the F6 effect will not occur until later.

Crazygerman Thanks for the additional tips. If after trying repeatedly you still cannot get to this step, as a workaround you may need to boot to SAFE mode, then manually delete these Promise RAID files from your hard drive: Create a floppy containing portions of the Promise driver for use later: Search this Thread Advanced Search.

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