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That's really interesting, great, helpful. We use data about you for a number of purposes explained in the links below. Here it is: 5. January 28, 2008 rami I bought Gateway model m-6750,tired in installing win 2003,with the above methods.Gateway users really pissed off.can any one help on this?Millian thanks if any one mail some

Crystal, simple and 100% working instructions. Could not find any BIOS entry concerning the SATA support??? February 20, 2008 LiderBoss Need Help! One client of mine buy a Notebook L45-S7409 that comes with Vista, and i had to install a XP.

Xp Doesn't Recognize Hard Drive

The only problem is the Gateway STILL craps out on install. I'm ready to throw the thing out the window, but before I do, if anyone has any input as regards this Gateway (also known as the MA7) I'd sure love to It is looking for the floppy, of which I don't have one of those with a SATA drive...I look on this website and shazam, I am now running CHKDSK. Typically you'll want to try to solve your problem that way prior to trying a clean install.

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Hit the next button until you get to the screen for selecting drivers. Be careful not to remove partitions that you may be using as this will remove all data from those partitions permanently.

11 Choose a Partition Size Windows XP Clean Install - I was desperated i even considered going out to buy vista to have an os, February 11, 2008 Jake the Snake YOU ARE A GOD!!! Windows Xp Not Recognizing External Hard Drive I have the same issue.....

The audio driver .exe I have is D00758-001-001.exe - this link should do it The ‘Media Reader' is Part Number: D20003-003-001 - should be available here - Good luck! There are a few options that you can try, depending on how the manufacturer packed the files. January 15, 2008 aaron To nicola, how do u do the bios thing on an extensa? How do I strip the SATA drivers from Xp?

Thanks much! Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Installed In Your Computer Server 2003 And yeah like i said we put in the Windows Xp Disc SP 2 and it gave us that error D: 09-29-2007, 06:37 PM #4 mike2020learnin Mentor Emeritus, Microsoft Thanks again January 30, 2008 Malou Escasa My hero! Managed to track most of them (apart from the modem, but who cares), however the wifi STILL didnt work, which was a cruel irony, as that was the original impetus for

Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Installed In Your Computer

TechSpot Account Sign up for free, it takes 30 seconds. It work perfect! Xp Doesn't Recognize Hard Drive This will be labeled as Unpartitioned space in the list of partitions, as shown in the screen shot above.

13 Choose a File System to Format the Partition Windows XP Clean Install - Windows Xp Install Not Detecting Hard Drive I found my old Windows 7 CD and it was installed without any problem.

That's not the point of all this. this contact form Be sure to boot from CD.Step 5. AHH.. Also have this very basic BIOS setup with very few setup possibilities. Sata Hard Disk Drivers For Windows Xp Download

Can you play music? Any attempt to install a different operating system on your computer will result in you no longer being eligible for technical support. Only negative thing is the xp drivers r tough to find. have a peek here I hope it does =) I've been looking for a way to downgrade for a while!

CD dependency to give myself a completly clean Windows XP installation CD. Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Windows 7 It took me a week and I could not believe how convoluted it was - such a simple thing in theory, so awkward in practice. I used to print a report from Device Manager for this purpose (Control Panel, System, Hardware, Device Manager, Action, Print) but a handy little utility called Belarc Advisor [via Nicholas Roussos]

Btw, I have a Sony Vaio Thanks in advance, Dogan January 25, 2008 xCodez Wow.

Advertisement Advertisement So, before we do anything, we're going to take an inventory of all the hardware you've currently got installed. Disable native SATA support in BIOS before proceeding with the XP install. has a good collection. Hard Drive Not Detected While Installing Windows 7 MUCH THANKS February 18, 2008 Brett Palmer Bud I really need to buy you a drink.

I reset the bios to Disable the sata and IT WORKED PERFECTLY! It's all going away now. Dell only offered vista drivers and we need xp for this to work.. Check This Out more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed

As soon as you're online (got that ethernet card/wifi card driver installed?) go directly to Windows Update and patch up Windows nice and tight and secure. This may take a minute or two depending on your computer's speed.

34 Windows XP Clean Installation is Complete! I will create a new Installation CD with the procedure that you explained. Many many thanks in advance, David October 30, 2007 salah eldin Where did you get those drivers in your example pic????

Thanks for the great advice. Ran Nlite, but still need the drivers to add to the ISO. G January 29, 2008 Nick Another way (at least with Lenovo laptops) is to go into the Bios and enable SATA Computability mode. If you can boot from the CD you can do a repair install.

I don't need Vista for anything. you helped me really out Thanks Keep Going! long live xp! Anyway it seems to have written the iso correctly so I'm happy.

Once I choose XP Pro , a messege appears "These operating systems have NOT been tested or released for this component" . You are heaven-sent lifesavers! I tried it myself and it works. Nervous?

AnonymousJun 3, 2004, 9:08 PM Archived from groups: alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt (More info?)In article <[email protected]>, [email protected] says...> Is there a way to install Win XP on a blank hard disk if your system> I have a LifeBook S7020 and I tried Nlite and everything, then I read this thread and disabled AHCI in bios and it works like a charm.


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