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    Help installing Windows Server 2003

    hi all
    got a fujitsu primergt RX 100 S4 server which is totaly blank as it was reformated before i got it.
    i have come to install 2003 server software on to it and it boots from CD and starts to load all files and then gets to the point where you press ENTER to install or R? to repair.
    when i press enter to then says windows can not find any hard drive on this computer!
    there is 2 x 80Gb drives on it. what am i missing?

    thanks Dan

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    Presumably the drives are in a raid array, do you have the necessary drivers?

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    hi Browni
    what do you mean by necessart drivers?

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    Do you realize that Windows Server 2003 end of life is July 14, 2015? See Windows Server 2003 lifecycle.

    Joe

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    If the drives are in a raid configuration (which seems likely) there is a good chance that you will need to load additional drivers during Windows installation to allow Windows to recognise the drives.

    The drivers need to be on a floppy disk and at some point during the installation you press F6 to allow Windows to load them.

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    Drivers for your disk controller are on the Fujitsu Site: http://support.ts.fujitsu.com/download/ShowFiles.asp
    You can enter the server serial number to have the correct drivers listed.

    cheers, Paul

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