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  1. I checked for Win updates for my laptop running Win 7 prof and IE 11. Ten possible updates were shown, 8 of which, however, were indicated for Win XP and some kind of server. I unchecked these 8 and downloaded the remaining 2. I then opened Win Update in my desktop running Win XP Prof and IE 8.0 to be advised that the relevant website was not available as it had not been for a not insignificant time already. I have a serious problem comprehending the underlying rationale of this situation concerning updates for Win 7 and Win XP, respectively, and shall appreciate any assistance/explanation and especially, updating XP. Thank you None of the ten updates presented were for both Win 7 and Win XP. Two were for Win 7 and eight for Win XP and, if my memeory is correct, for server 2003 I just belatedly realize that I had totally misread the descriptions of the available update and I can now only offer my sincere apologies for any problem caused.
  2. In early 2012 I purchased a Dell Inspiron laptop that came with Win 7 Home Premium. I then purchased an upgrade product key from a reputable retailer and had no problem to download and instal Win 7 Professional. Ever since then I have been harrassed by Microsoft claiming that my Win 7 Prof is not genuine and asking me to putchase the proper programme. Of course, MS prefers to take me to the moon instead of providing a facility to resolve the issue on-line with the possible, but for myself being deaf impossible, contact by phone. Any assistance will appreciated. Herewith some more details: I installed the native to the laptop Win 7 premium home edition and succeeded without ado to activate this version using the product key on the bottom of the case. I purchased the upgrade to Win 7 64 bit Prof, opened the upgrade web page under "all programmes" and using the product key contained in the big package representing the upgrade. Upon nstallation I tried to activate and I kept being advised that a wrong product key had been entered and that repeatedly. I do not believe that I entered repeatedly a key different from the on shown on a piece of cardboard I was holding in my hand. Some time later on I managed to contact a MS representative by chat and received confirmation that both product keys were valid keys. So, I am not only puzzled, but also quite a bit more than annoyed that almighty Microsoft keeps pestering me to purchase a "valid" product key and reminding me that my version is not genuine, without however, offering a facility to resolve the issue on-line and takes me on a trip to nowhere in a merry-go-round chasing not existing on-line solutions. I wonder whether the set-up by MS to screen product keys by the upgrade downloading facility is properly duplicated by the set-up screening for activation
  3. Hello again, Fernando 1. And thank you for yesterday`s advice. I have now succeeded to integrate a SATA driver into my XP CD, to burn an ISO XP CD and to install the XP OS on my laptop that came with Win 7 64 bit installed and hence with an Intel RST chipset controller. Now I am able to continue working with XP installed in the new laptop. Thank you again for your assistance and patience.
  4. Thank you again, Fernando, for your reply of 27 June. With your advice I have succeeded one or two steps further, but then was advised that Windows had experienced a problem and was forced to close the program. My steps had been: In the multi-choice screen I had selected to integrate a driver and to create a bootable ISO file. In the insert screen I had inserted iaAHCI from a file f6flpy-x86 (I am working in XP Prof 32 bit that I intend to install into a laptop carrying an "Intel® 6 Series /C 200 Series Chipset Family 6 Port SATA AHCI Controller 1c03" with a current driver in the Win 7 configuration "msahci.sys".) From the menu of Intel chipset contollers I ha selected the "5 Series 6 port" as the 6 series was not shown. When it came to the screen "start activity" I was advised of the problem Windows had encountered. I had tried again, but using the driver v11.2.0.1000 WHQL recommended early on in your write-up with the result of being advised that such a driver did not exist, although I had tried various names that had shown up, (32 bit Intel RST AHCI & RAID - 32 bit Intel RT textmode driver v11.2.0. 1000 WHQL), but to no avail. I resorted back to iaAHCI, bur used the "Intel Mobile Express...". version of controller, as this version had been installed in an earlier laptop of the same manufacturer. But this time the progrm did not even go as far as before with the Series 5 controller version as Windows advised again of having encountered a problem and requested an error report to be sent to Microsoft. Perhaps you are able to guide me further, I am not far from giving up. Thank you.
  5. Hello, Fernando 1 Thank you for your clarification. Intergrating a SATA - AHCI driver into my XP installation CD is my goal in order to be able to continue with XP in a newer laptop fitted with an Intel® 6 series/c 200 series chipset family 6 port SATA AHCI controller 1C03. The fact that the multi-bar option screen nor the "insert" screen do not appear at all, but the one with the "import" button, seems to indicate that there is something wrong with my program/setup, although I have not been able to even guess what it might be. Thank you again.
  6. As a long time observer of this topic and so far a rather unsuccessful user of nLite I wonder whether eRom mighr be so kind and ndicate the source of the nLite program used. I have downloaded the program from multiple sources, but never got past the stage of copying the OS from the hard drive. The multi choice does screen not come up at all and the next screen has an "import" button insteadof the normal "insert" one. Thank you
  7. My different downloads of nLite do not behave in the expected manner. They seem to copy the XP installation CD correctly by indicating duplicate data as the copy on my hard drive. However, when I then proceed to the next screen that I expect to offer options of integrating and lastly to create an ISO disk a different blank screen comes up with a button named "import" instead of "insert". Any assistance /advice will be greatky appreciated. Thank you hmtjakob
  8. Thank you once more, Fernando. I will follow your advice and see whether someone competent in nLite will come to my recue.
  9. I am not a little surprised to learn that someone still succeeds in installing XP on a newer pc using nLite. All versions of nLite that I had downloaded from various places did not work in that after having copied the OS from the respective place nLite went straight to the renamed "import" screen, skipping the screen displayong the various choices. The f6 approach got me nowhere either as on both a desktop and a laptop with both XP Home and XP Prof pressing f6 did not result in the expected screen but setup kept happily " loading files". I have no idea what might have gone wrong in either case - Fernando has indicated that Nuhi has stopped supporting his program - and I have regrettably concluded that I have run out of options. I will continue watching this topic. Thanks to all.
  10. Thank you again, Fernando. I have just downloaded both versions into a new folder and hope that they work properly.
  11. Thank you again, Fernando. Where is nLite still available in a working state, my experience on the URL is, unfortunately, a bit less than satisfactory as I had indicated earlier.
  12. Thank you, Fernando. With nLite no longer available, is there another way of adapting XP to a Sata controller, possibly the F6 method? I am not sure whether this approach might work.
  13. Without going back into the past, I wonder whether you might check out the web presence. The overall impression is one of an intruder at work and down[loading the nLite file on both an older desktop with a Biostar-NVIDIA motherboard and XP as well as with a new Dell N4110 laptop with Win 7 64 bit the nLite jumps frpm the storing of the copied OS to the "import" not "insert" page without any facility for browsing for the driver. Thank you
  14. Hello Fernando First I need to clarify an erroneous impression that I seem to have caused: I had not the least intention to appear critical of your writing. When I saw "updated" re an article that contained a multitude of specific controllers I assumed that the update included such to myself important detail, some of which cannot even be found currently on the originator`s internet presence, and I had no idea that it was limited to certain aspects. This particular topic may be straightforward to the well ersed, but is quite overwhelming to those that consider them no more knowledgeable than perhaps capable of logical thinking. Unfortunately, I have experienced so far nothing but failure with nLite, without, however the slightest notion of what went or I did wrong. I feel that your description is generally clear and instructive, but some times a for you minor detail results in uncertainty and a stumbling block. Respectfully hmtjakob
  15. This article was updated last on 04/05/2012, but does not mention an "Intel® Mobile Express Chipset SATA AHCI controller", which predates the update date. The driver file "32 bit Intel RST AHCI & Raid driver V11.1.0.1006 WHQL" has an extension `rar` and does not follow usual procedures for opening. Some elaboration may well be warranted. hmtjakob