Vista install problem on new build

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and is this a SATA dvd??? if so and it shows in the bios, it doesn't need a driver, The firmware in the drive lets it work without drivers, without the presence of an os.
 

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if your dvd is in your bios, it shouldn't need a driver, the firmware in the drive makes it work without one as long as you have the boot order set to dvd first and hdd second
 

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yah i dont know why but it comes up with the error .....
maybe a new copy of vista
by the way i picked up a 27 inch sincmaster today :D
 

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I'm glad you got it replaced, sometimes things like that do happen, and for it to happen to a new builder is worse.
 

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Wow nice monitor!!
 

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I can't for the life of me figure out why it would even ask for a driver...all newer sata drives don't need them, with the bios's of today drivers aren't needed for stuff like that to work.
and it asks for a driver....wierd, have heard that one in years. Used to back in the day 15 yrs ago you had to load drivers for them to work, but not today.
 

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K, keep us posted, also go into your previous threads and let folks know about your video, we were all trying to help and heard nothing! They don't like that here! let em know and thank them for thier help!!!
 

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Thanks John, they will appreciate that and they try hard to help folks out on here...they don't have to but they do..any thanks is greatly appreciated!!
 

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Ok, wait a minute,,,,let me backup here for a second.. It sounds like you already have the OS installed...I was assuming it wasn't....if it is and you are in vista.....THAT is another story!! Tell me EXACTLY what is going on....
 

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k well i have a empty hard drive and i have tryed the boot order in the bios. nothing seems to be working. the disc is loading REALLY slow. maybe i should get a new one?
 

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Ok, so this is an older drive from a previous computer?? I s'pose it might he the older drive is not liking the new system...they are very cheap, go get a new one and plug it up....but I have never seen a computer ask for a driver for a dvd/cd without some kind of DOS or some form of an OS on it....bios's don't do that, it either detects and uses it or it doesn't... If you ment a new copy of Vista, if the old one is really scratched up then yes that would be a good idea. And is this a retail copy of vista...or a restore disk from the previous computer?? Ya got to let us know all the details so we can help....
 

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ok well, then the drive isn't a problem...so your friend made you and ISO image of Vista and you are trying to do an install from that with another key??? hmmmm, ok well good luck with that. It sure would have saved alot of typing if you had let known all the details of this endever from the start...My advice to you is GO BUY YOUR OWN COPY OF VISTA. Somewhere in the "cloning" of this vista, something went wrong is my guess, not bootable or something. Go buy your own and be done with it.