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Hi, I have installed a Seagate SATA hard drive via a PCI host card. I have had all of the normal installation problems; but I now have the card & hard drive installed, the os installed on the first of 3 partitions. But now when I boot up the computer gets caught in a loop and won't start up Windows. I went through all of the windows installation, so I know it is there. During POST the (Vantec)PCI card & Hard drive are both recognized. I am using xp pro, sp2(updated), Gigabyte GA 81dx motherboard, 1.5gb RAM, 2.6 ghz. In BIOS I have the scii set to boot but I couldn't find anything to enable SATA in BIOS. If anyone has any ideas I'd be grateful. :whistling:
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What sort of loop? Could you tell us what happens exactly? Also, did you have a "normal" xp installation (no interrupts, no files missing etc)?

You may have to run xp repair installation.
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