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\015 I need to find the right drivers so that I can integrate with XP for installation on a vista installed laptop.\015

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Ok, let me see if I've got this right, you want to replace vista? but you need the SATA drivers? To do a dual boot, you usually need to install XP first, and Vista second. As for the SATA drivers, if the XP cd boots up and allows you to edit the partitions, then the SATA driver is already integrated. And here is the download page for your laptop:
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