New PC fails to boot after vista install [Solved/Closed]

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 Steve_BZ -
Hi Guys, after buying a new Megaware/ASUS PC with Vista Home Premium in Portuguese, I reinstalled, first my old XP in English (no boot) and then Vista Ulimate in English also no boot.

The installation works fine and installs to my SATA c-drive, but then when I reboot, nothing. I read somewhere that SATA drivers are not provided with Vista (and therefore I guess not with XP either), and you have to install these when installing the operating system. My recover/driver disks don't seem to have any useful drivers on them, where can I get them?

All ideas welcomed.

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Check this link out. It has instructions to do a Vista Boot repair process.

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/repair-windows-with-windows-startup-repair/
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Hi xpcman, in the end I just took it back to the shop. It feel into the too-hard category. I've just done a custom build instead. Works like a dream.

Thanks for your help.