ML110G6 strange driver request on install

Trying to load Win 7 and receiving following error message:
A required CD/DVD drive device driver is missing. If you have a driver floppy disk, CD DVD or USB flash drive, please insert it now.
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If you have a RAID controller in your ML110G6, it may be what it is complaining about - you need a Win7 driver for it.  It could also be that you need an SATA driver for the motherboard chipset.

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If that server came with a SMARTSTART CD, you could try booting from that, use it to prepare your disks (RAID level etc.), and then it should give a list of OS's to install. If Windows 7 isn't listed there (it probably won't be, as this is a server and you'll usually only find server OS's listed), you could try the 2008r2 server as selection. The preparation of the installation should proceed, and when ready the SMARTSTART CD should pop out and you can insert the Windows 7 DVD. If your lucky the installation might then proceed without issues, as the 2008r2 drivers should be compatible to Windows 7. If not then visit the HP site and download RAID and similar drivers, unpack them and copy them to a USB stick. When you then install Windows 7 and it asks for drivers, insert that stick and browse it for the drivers...
shaunwinginAuthor Commented:
Its the Raid driver....any idea where can get one for Windows 7 for this server....Its not listed but I've 2 other identical machines with on board Raid and the same Windows 7...Tx
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Sam Simon NasserIT Support ProfessionalCommented:
go to the bios settings and disable the RAID and set the hard disk to ACHI
Yes, try setting the controller to ACHI mode, as samnasser suggested - see
shaunwinginAuthor Commented:
I loaded the raid driver for Win 2008 and its happy again...
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