XP error message


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I wanted to install win xp pro onto a Del latitude laptop D630 which originally had vista installed. I however came across this error message, is there anything I can do?


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Likely due to the computer having a SATA drive which XP didn't support out of the box.

Two options
Load the driver during the install or inject the driver into the boot disc
Look in BIOS for a drive emulation mode and change it to Legacy or IDE


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Sadlt it would appear I can't do either of these, the installation doesnt get t anywhere amongst the likes of changing settings, and no mention of ide or drive emulation in the bios. Thanks for your response though.