Having problems with your Dell Dimension E520 PC Desktop ?

I have a dell dimension e520 and I just bought a wd 320 gb sata hdd. When I want to install xp it stops before the welcome to setup screen and it gives me a blue screen help please


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The blue screen you are seeing is probably not the regular BSOD (blue screen of death)
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\015\012Wat you need is the DOS SATA drivers for your adaptor on floppy or some other suitable form (USB formatted as a floppy)
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\015\012I think you may have missed it but as the XP CD is booting at the bottom of the screen was a message that said "press F6 to install additional storage drivers"
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\015\012You should have hit F6
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\015\012In a little while it will then ask you for those drivers and you just point it at the floppy or other device set to act as a floppy.
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\015\012Now it will load them and let you continue setup.
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\015\012otherwise it will quite often fail as it may no know how to find the SATA drive.
Hi,
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\015\012Make sure you perform a full format if you dont have dual boot, followed by continue installing windows if it stuck, let me know.
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