Having problems with your Dell PowerEdge 1600SC Server ?

Dell poweredge 1600 sc XP install

\015 I just received a used box and trying to install windows XP. \302\240The computer came with a serial ATA card in the bottom slot connected to a 500 GB HD. \302\240I Cannot see the SATA hard drive when trying to install XP. \302\240If I connect a IDE HD too the box, it sees when I start installing XP but upon restarting during the XP installation, it continuously goes back to the CD Drive and start the installation all over again.\015\012\015\012Please help\015

Answers :

I believe you would need to install the Serial ATA card driver before installing windows. When you first start Xp it asks if you have any ATA drivers that need to be installed first.    My guess,since it is used, that you have not the driver for that card?    Give us the make and model of that card and we can help look for the driver,or take it out all together and use an IDE hard drive.  
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