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SATA hard drive driver for gateway notebooks needed during installation of non gateway

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GATEWAY XP TABLET PC EDITION  9003701  Model M285E  2005
Hard drive installed, during installation of Windows XP tablet edition.. the system seem to
be going well during installation, At the beginning of setup during F6 prompt to load Intel hard drive controller..  The floppy drive is access and the correct driver is loaded  The system seems OK ,the hard drive and formatting goes ok, after formatting  and just before copying the operation system to the hard drive the system asks for the hard drive driver again..  Seem to be unable
access the floppy drive again.  THE HARD DRIVE DRIVER IS F6flpy32.exe.  It copys the driver directly to the floppy

James C Stanley
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that's not the driver - that is a self extracting file that creates the driver floppy disk.  You run the F6flpy32.exe on another PC then put in a blank floppy and it creates the driver disk for you.  If the XP installer finds F6flpy32.exe it won't know how to use it.
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I know the problem is that the system asked for the driver twice.  Once when selectioning the SATA  Driver and again just before the system coping XP to the hard drive.  The second access to the floppy
for the SATA controller Seems that it cannot find the floppy

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what files are on the floppy drive?
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