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By continuing to browse our site you agree to our use of data and cookies.Tell me more | Cookie Preferences Partially Powered By Products Found At Gezinmeyi atla TROturum First of all you cannot use oem for one system on another and second, since it came with another system, its looking for that specific system before it installs anything. Now that it's gone it doesn't even detect my HD. Hi jd2066 Thanks for quick response, I have tried every setting on the advanced tab for the SATA HD I admit that some obviously do not start the computer at all,

DanForHpCommunity 103.388 görüntüleme 2:39 Hard Drive Not Found Error on boot up by Britec - Süre: 10:01. Site Changelog Community Forum Software by IP.Board Sign In Use Facebook Use Twitter Need an account? And finally XP is now installed problem free. Related Resources solved (unknown) local disk windows installation Installed and cloned a boot drive to SSD, Unknown 8Gb unallocated space appears on separate disk source: disk, event id: 51, winxp sp2

That's what happened to me. As soon as I do that, it goes to another screen where this message appears:Setup did not find any hard disk drives installed in your computer. Then I tried pressing "d" to delete the partition, but this message appears:Setup is unable to perform the requested operation on the selected partition. 508.322 görüntüleme 3:17 Daha fazla öneri yükleniyor...

or the MB's site and no floppy drive though there is a secondary cd drive, would that do? long and incomplete boot Current Temperatures New quiet and cool system? I reboot and tried the "F6" fix and got my hard drive back up and running. I need some recommendations on a...

I currently have it checking the drive again so I'll find out soon if the situation has improved. Jamie Wagner 339.646 görüntüleme 15:23 PRESS F1 TO BOOT ERROR ON PC FIX - Süre: 2:55. Sıradaki How to load the SATA driver during XP installation using F6 method. - Süre: 2:39. Like advised, I hooked an old floppy drive to another computer and put the Sata Controller drivers obtained from Gateway's site on there.

Sign In   Sign In Remember me Not recommended on shared computers Sign in anonymously Sign In Forgot your password? Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums Software Windows Today's Posts Unknown Disc XP InstallProblem Byhatman3345 Nov 6, 2009 Well I ain't seen this one before: My friend's laptop is having a rather So I'm thinking either I have a faulty ide slot, or some sort of virus. Back to top #10 hamluis hamluis Moderator Moderator 51,703 posts ONLINE Gender:Male Location:Killeen, TX Local time:09:40 AM Posted 19 June 2009 - 11:59 AM Well...if you can't get to the

I need the dialog box to say something other than there is no disk in this drive. navigate here Louis Using The REPORT Button BC Forum Rules Malware Removal Logs Forum Am I Infected Forum Before You Post About A Problem Back to top Back to Internal Hardware 1 user(s) You can prepare a slipstream CD with the SATA drivers combined with the Windows CD. Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey Germany UK Italy USA Subscribe to Tom's Hardware Search the site Ok About Tom's Hardware

This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. I don't think I have a recovery disk from the manufacturer. Ekle Bu videoyu daha sonra tekrar izlemek mi istiyorsunuz? Check This Out WonderfulPete, May 3, 2009 #1 Sponsor Kitch Joined: Mar 26, 2005 Messages: 1,764 Did you load the SATA drivers at the beginning of the install (press F6)?

Sign in here. Then you should be able to partition and format....don't forget, MUST reboot (and not with reset, has to be "hard rebooted") between partition, format, and installing OS. This has been a problem ever since SATA devices came out years ago.

If I do need 3rd party drivers how do I find out what the motherboard is in the laptop?

I started by replacing every part of my computer, ram one at a time first, sound card, cd drives, floppy drive. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. Forum New Posts FAQ Calendar Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links Today's Posts View Site Leaders What's New? It says i need a floppy, do i just copy everything from a diskette to a USB stick?

Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) Register to remove ads #2 hamluis hamluis Moderator Moderator 51,703 posts ONLINE Gender:Male Location:Killeen, TX Local time:09:40 AM Posted 17 You may also... This is an old version of XP, so that might be why i isn't working. this contact form That just might solve your problems.

Elvandil, May 3, 2009 #6 Triple6 Rob Moderator Joined: Dec 26, 2002 Messages: 50,141 If its a Gateway computer do you have the original Gateway CD's or DVD's? Start Windows Setup which will automatically create a Partition and format to NTFS, all by itself (next next ok, that type of thing) Nov 6, 2009 #3 hatman3345 TS Rookie Furthermore, and I just played around with the bios and it should restart right after the changes. Everything went smoothly till I inserted the WinXP cd and got to where it shows the partitions and drives (the first menu where you can use the arrow keys).Now I would


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