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    Can't find my vista installation...

    Hi guys, thanks for your help - I found the below link in the end which sorted out the SATA drivers - turned out it was due to my Vista DVD having an old version of msahci.sys: http://forums.microsoft.com/technet/showpost.aspx?postid=2464105&siteid=17&sb=0&d=1&at=7&ft=11&tf=0&pageid=1
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    Can't find my vista installation...

    Thanks guys - I had a look last night both in the BIOS and the registry as you suggested. The BIOS is set to AHCI on (if I turn go to turn it off it says I need to turn off flash cache or something too I think) and the registry value was already set to 0....I didn't change either as from what...
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    Can't find my vista installation...

    ...I forgot to thank you for the welcome to NST! :) Ben
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    Can't find my vista installation...

    Thanks Terry I did as you suggested and have managed to attach a screenshot of the error (*** STOP: 0x0000007B (0x80403BA0,0xC0000034,0x00000000,0x00000000)). I googled this but it says it's a driver problem - which I can't really see as the hard drive's been formatted many times and a fresh...
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    Can't find my vista installation...

    Hi all - I've been having a major headache with my dell vista laptop the last fortnight and have pretty much given up hope. For anyone who can help here's a quick 'history' of what's happened: I was using Acronis Partition software to split my hard drive into two partitions...although before...