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    Unhappy Windows 8 HDD Controller driver?

    Hi All,

    I'm trying to install Windows 8 on my Zoostorm PC (P8H61-MX) and it keeps asking for a 'Media Driver' on Setup. I presume it is looking for a HDD Controller driver, so I have tried all the drivers which came on a CD with the PC and on the Zoostorm website with no joy.

    Anyone know which driver I need?

    Cheers

    Scott

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    Sometimes believe it or not, it is asking for the driver for the CD drive (yes i know you already booted off it), this is a problem windows 7 gave me (at home)

    If it is a SATA CD drive then go into the bios and turn it onto IDE mode.

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    Or maybe a SD card reader in the front of your PC?

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    Which version of Windows 8 are you trying to install?

    Quote Originally Posted by Achandler View Post
    If it is a SATA CD drive then go into the bios and turn it onto IDE mode.
    Windows 7 and 8 both come a generic AHCI driver. Switching to IDE mode will only slow things down unnecessarily.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Arthur View Post
    Which version of Windows 8 are you trying to install?
    I've tried both the Enterprise and Professional versions..

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    The preview version fo Windows 7 didn't have a working generic one, well didn't work for my SATA drive.

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