Dell Latitude 2100 Discussion on the Dell Latitude 2100, a rugged 10-inch netbook released to the educational market.

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Default 08-05-2009, 04:38 PM

Hi – just reading this forum thread for the first time. Sorry for the frustrations you are experiencing here. I got some advice on this from some of my more technical colleagues at Dell that I hope will help here.
· You need to set the SATA operation in BIOS to ATA.
· Then once XP is installed, install the latest chipset drivers from Dell.
· Then install the latest SATA drivers from Dell.
· Then you should be able to turn SATA operation to AHCI.

Two useful links:
· Dell Drivers & downloads page - 3316&SystemID=LAT_2100&servicetag=&os=WW1&osl=en&d eviceid=11530&devlib=0&typecnt=0&vercnt=1&catid=-1&impid=-1&formatcnt=1&libid=41&fileid=301466
· A Dell knowledge base article that discusses the problem and solution - 7A14A334E040A68F5B2807A9&journalid=6FADE67BC6E6FF7 AE040AE0AB5E110A7&Query=&SystemID=&ServiceTag=&con tenttype=28792~7~262222&os=-1&component=-1&lang=-1&doclang=en&toggle=false

Let me know how you get on. Best regards, KerryatDell
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Default 08-05-2009, 07:39 PM

Welcome! It's great to have another Dell person looking over these threads and helping when they can.

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