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Hi, I made a cd for my laptop 2 years ago (so I can downgrade from vista to xp).

I have a freiends laptop I want to do the same thing to- but I cant use my cd because my friend has a 64 bit laptop.

I got the 64 bit copy of xp but I cant get it to load on the laptop- I assume I am copying the wrong driver to the cd before I create the final Slipstream cd.

The laptop is a DV6929nr so could someone please sugest a driver for me to try (so it will detect the harddrive)
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by:jamietoner
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You need the AHCI driver
http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?agr=Y&ProdId=2791&DwnldID=18668&lang=eng
Also for a 64-bit operating system I would recommend Windows 7 over XP pro as the 64-bit version of 7 has much better driver and software support then 64-bit xp. Also the 32-bit version of xp will run without issue on a 64-bit capable computer, but if the system has 4Gb or more of ram only around 3.5Gb(maybe more or less depending on its configuration) will be usable.
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Hi, thanks for the link. What would the specific driver be (I put a photo below) because I tried doing a cd with several of the ones that say AHCL and it ctashed. I tried my 32 mb cd but it froze up on that one, so I tried making a 64 bit copy with the 64 bit version of xp but it crashed when it did that too (maybe cus I selected more then 1?)

I cant run windows 7 because the OS isnt compatable- it ran very buggy when that was running (hp.com doesnt even give drivers for 7).

Thanks again for the info!
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Cant find the exact one so i would add all the ICH8 Sata AHCI drivers.
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That did it! Thanks a million!
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