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raid1 install on windows server 2008

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hello,

i'm trying to install windows server 2008 64bit on a new server with adaptec aic-7902.
the raid is raid 1 and can be seen when i enter ctrl+a.
when the installation starts i get error:
"no drives were found, click load driver to provide a maas storage driver for installation"

i tried to put the driver of the adaptec, but it still doesnt find drives.

help please!!
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You need the driver for the RAID Controller for Server 2008. You need to insert a disk with the driver during install.
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Is it a branded server or custom build?
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it's a super micro server
i tried to put the cd with the driver
but it didnt recognized it as the driver
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Did you browse for the driver? That is essential, if you can't see the discs, click on "Load Drives" and then browse your drivers. Server 2008 does not do this automatically for you.
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