Server Raid 5 reformatted for windows XP

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I had a server that was running SBS 2000 and then got reformatted using Windows XP and now I want to re format the server box again into a SBS 2003. Can this be done?
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There won't be any issues in reformatting and installing Windows 2003 SBS. Let us know if you are getting any issues.

You will require RAID controller drivers to install Windows 2003.


What would be the best site to download the drivers from MS?
Please let me know the Raid controller you have...
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How do I check that out?

Turn on my machine?
You can turn on your machine if Windows is installed on that and go to Device manager.

Check the SCSI and RAID controllers details. You will find the Controller name there.


Under the SCSI Raid controllers group I have the following:
Adaptec AIC-7899 ultra160 PCI SCSI card
Dell PERC 3\Di Raid Controller

I did re-install the SBS 2003 software on the PC.

under te IDE ATA/ATAPI Controllers
I do ahve the secondary IDE channel with an exclamation point
Open Device manager, right click and choose Update driver on Secondary IDE channel. You need to look for ATAPI.sys file under system32\drivers

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