WIN7 RTM install raid driver problem Urgent

#1
Hi, I am trying to install a fresh copy of windows 7 RTM 64bit (had windows 7 RC previously)
I am at the point where I need to load the raid drivers (2x80gb raid0) my motherboard is a Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3P rev1.0
i got it working when i installed the RC version but now its saying "To continue installation, use the Load Driver option to install 32-bit and signed 64-bit drivers, installing an unsigned 64-bit device driver is not supported and might result in an unusable windows installation.
I have the drivers on my usb drive and when i click on Load driver it has 2 options:
Intel ICH8R/ICH9R/ICH10R/DO SATA RAID CONTROLLER (E:\iaStor.inf)
Intel ICH8R/ICH9R/ICH10R/DO SATA RAID CONTROLLER (E:\iaStor.inf) (x64)

I have tried both of course but the same error comes up, im pretty sure i got these from the gigabyte website. Im not sure what else to try and its very urgent that i get it working asap,

Any help will be greatly appreciated.
Thank you in advance.
 


kemical

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#2
Will it not allow you to install the drivers regardless? If you can, ignore the warning given (as you know the drivers work from previous history)..
 


pbcopter

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#3
I have the same board and no drivers are required nor should be used for RAID when installing Windows 7. Windows 7 has the RAID drivers natively.
 


#4
I have the same board and no drivers are required nor should be used for RAID when installing Windows 7. Windows 7 has the RAID drivers natively.

I don't know about your board but I have a GA-x48-DS5 and there are no pre-install drivers available for raid for my board at gigabyte.

There is however a post install driver for raid (motherboard driver sata gb sata2 raid) They provide them, I use them, as gigabyte should know their own hardware I can only assume they are needed/advised.
 


kemical

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#5
I don't know about your board but I have a GA-x48-DS5 and there are no pre-install drivers available for raid for my board at gigabyte.

There is however a post install driver for raid (motherboard driver sata gb sata2 raid) They provide them, I use them, as gigabyte should know their own hardware I can only assume they are needed/advised.

Same here... I have to my drivers from AMD.. My mobo is listed in my sig..
 


nehoma

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#6
I already had raid 0 when I installed Win 7 and it istalled ok into the raid drives and I did not need to add any other drives for it to work MoBo is Asus
 


pbcopter

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#7
The OP said Intel ICH10R and no drivers are required for it. The Gigabyte/Jmicron controller (motherboard driver sata gb sata2 raid) you mentioned does require drivers and those are on the CD.
 


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