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How to force Windows XP to use a particular driver?

I understand in theory how to enable AHCI after having installed windows in IDE mode. I am running into this problem however: the driver provided by Asus for Windows XP Pro x64, AMD AHCI Driver ...
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One hard drive missing after converting from ide to ahci

I have two 500GB SATA HDD in my desktop running XP. After converting from IDE to AHCI, the HDD I use to store data can no longer be accessed from XP. It shows only the first partition as 150GB, and ...
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How to enable AHCI in Windows XP without reinstalling

This question is part of a larger list of things I'll need to do before installing a new SSD drive, but I think it deserves its own question. Current setup: A dual-boot machine with Windows XP ...
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Windows XP Setup Fails to Recognize USB Floppy after formatting AHCI disk

I am attempting to install Windows XP Professional x64 onto a HP EliteBook 8540w. I have downloaded both the latest Intel Rapid Storage Technology drivers and the Intel Storage Matrix drivers that ...
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ASUS eeePC 1005PR - Installing Windows XP on this machine

The machine in title is a single netbook .. with 1gb of ddr2. So Windows 7 kinda would be an overkill. I'd like to install Windows XP on it, but as you may know, these small netbooks need special ...
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Should I enable AHCI before installing Windows XP?

I bought a new AM2 motherboard with a Phenom processor. I'm re-using a DVD-ROM and IDE hard drive that is several years old. I'm about to install Windows XP and I was wondering if I can enable AHCI ...
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Workaround for Vista BSOD when setting SATA drive frm AHCI to standard when trying to setup Dual Boot w/XP

I was trying to setup a friends laptop to dual boot vista/xp like mine. However after some searching, I found that his BIOS has his SATA setup to use AHCI mode. If I change that back to legacy or ...