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I am attempting to do a rollback to XP on this MA7 - gateway laptop.   When I attempt to boot from CD (XP PRO) the installer will not see the hard drive, of course this is because it is SATA.  Now I understand that normally I would press F6 to install additional drivers.... i.e. for the sata hard drive, however I have no floppy drive and it won't allow me to do it from CD rom.... any ideas?
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Will it let you install them from a USB stick?  If not, try hooking  a USB floppy drive to the notebook before starting.
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Actually, the usb stick and usb floppy suggestions are already in the links I provided.  Please review suggested answers to avoid posting duplicate suggestions.  Thank you.

Micho is right -- apologies to all for duplication.
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