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I'm looking into getting the Seagate Momentus XT hybrid hard drive, and I'm planning on dual booting between Windows 7 and Windows XP. I know 7 and Vista have native support for taking advantage of the SSD portion of a hybrid drive, and I assume XP does not have any such support, but will XP still work on the drive? I would think it will, but I wanted to be sure, and the Googles are coming up empty for me on this one.


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I know someone that has that drive and does have XP running on it.

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Great. I did a bit more digging, and it looks like you're right. Obviously, I just have to make sure I slipstream in the SATA drivers. Thanks! – Ben Torell Dec 28 '10 at 22:13

It will work I also have one, the TRIM function wont work in XP however.

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