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How to install Windows 2000 Server in x61

2008-04-20, 12:49 PM
I got a new x61 model:7673-B93, and need to install Windows 2000 server in it,
but failed.
Can anyone tell me if I can do this?
 
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Re: How to install Windows 2000 Server in x61

2008-04-21, 9:46 AM
You need to install SATA-drivers in the Windows Server installation process (hit F6 to install additional drivers), which is a hassle.

Or you could enter BIOS (hit F1 during boot), and set the SATA-adapter to "Compatibility mode". I don't remember exactly where you configure this, but try Config -> SATA.
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Re: How to install Windows 2000 Server in x61

2008-04-21, 14:07 PM
Thanks boblydan,
 
I'd tried the 2nd one to set the adapter to "Compatibility mode" but can't work.
I get blue screen with something like "Error in memory " while loading files in "Windows 2000 Setup".
 
For the 1st one, I can't find the said drivers even in Lenovo' web.
Nevertheless, either I do not press the F6 or press F6 and without loading the "said" driver,
"INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE" comes out.
 
I've tried installing Win Server 2003, the system prompting it can't find any drive.
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Re: How to install Windows 2000 Server in x61

2008-04-21, 16:55 PM

wrote:

I've tried installing Win Server 2003, the system prompting it can't find any drive.



SATA must be set to compatibility mode before any version of 2003 will see a SATA HDD, including 2003 R2 x86/x64 SP1/SP2.   i've installed 2003 EE x86 R2 SP1 on my X61 before and can confirm that 2003 can see the drive in compatibility mode.

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Re: How to install Windows 2000 Server in x61

2008-04-21, 20:23 PM
Where to me to download the driver for XP?
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http://www.dndialog.com/
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Re: How to install Windows 2000 Server in x61

2008-04-22, 9:49 AM
 
It's link in lenovo \ support & downloads \ browse by product
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Re: How to install Windows 2000 Server in x61

2008-04-22, 9:50 AM
Thanks Erik,
I'll try this again when getting to my x61 this Thrusday.
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