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But scrolling through I read a comment on the SATA and changing it to COMPATIBLITY MODE. Now I can dual boot XP 64 (Primary) and XP 32 (Secondary)! Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... The browser version you are using is not recommended for this site.Please consider upgrading to the latest version of your browser by clicking one of the following links. his comment is here

Was about to buy a HP Pavilion dv6570ee and wanted to know the issues with downgrading from Vista to XP. On the 'create partition' screen,it showed only the USB disk (I was installing from this USB disk).So, I went to the BIOS. I am not finding the serial SATA option in BIOS setup of Server 7800 series. Somebody help me with that PLEASE!

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

Thank you in advance. Reply MJS says: October 12, 2010 at 19:48 Lenovo Think Pad … solved at step 1 … Many thanks .. It came with Vista installed which it should not of since Vista was killing the laptop. I have the .inf and .cat files plus iastor.sys.

You are freakin Genious!!! The only problem is that almost every manufacturer seems to distribute their drivers in floppy disk image form, even though the computer they are for doesn't have a floppy drive. I needed a dual-boot, so I got the error listed above. Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Windows 7 I did the n lite process also but when I put the new cd which I made , it does asks to boot from cd.

December 15, 2007 Sonia Thomas Hi, My laptop recently fell down and the hard drive got damaged and i had to replace it. Windows Xp Install Can't Find Hard Drive First things to try are these: A. can you tell me how to update my bios safely. I love u all..

Btw, I have a Sony Vaio Thanks in advance, Dogan January 25, 2008 xCodez Wow. Hard Drive Not Detected While Installing Windows 7 Could not find any BIOS entry concerning the SATA support??? However XP setup still cannot go further. ASUS, Jun 4, 2011 #13 hrlow2 MajorGeek to thisisu: May not be actual porn, but scantily clad females popping up wanting to meet me is not appropriate for a tech site.

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Helpful +1 Report dd Jan 12, 2010 at 08:13 AM mine one is also pheonix I have disabled it and I installed XP sp2 Report blah- Jan 15, 2010 at 12:24 Same symptom. Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Installed In Your Computer It's right here :) You can connect with me too - there's a whole lot of different ways to connect on the left. Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Installed In Your Computer Server 2003 I had to disable flash module and switch from AHCI to ATA on a Dell.

Good luck, bon voyage etc January 9, 2008 kunkurus YOU ARE THE BEST!!! thanks a whole lot!!! Does BIOS see your new sata drive?? hrlow2, Jun 4, 2011 #14 cjon Private E-2 ASUS - Yes, BIOS sees the drive. Windows Xp Install Not Detecting Hard Drive

Reply yk says: April 12, 2011 at 22:22 When my IBM/Lenovo X60 stops working, a replace it with a SATA disk. To get pass the error above, I used nLite to create a Windows XP with SP3 setup DVD. ntldr is missing error.went to bios, advanced system configuration, sata settings, changed ACHI to ATA and problem solved. weblink It do not, exist the drivers of the sata hard drives for XP.

March 10, 2008 A-man Toshiba L40-E17 Vista pre-installed. Sata Hard Disk Drivers For Windows Xp Download Or go into the BIOS and set the sata to legacy or IDE if there is an option other than ahci. Should be sticky in the Vista/XP forums.

This worked like a champ.

however both were burnt from the same source but the other one worked … funny, isn't it? Thanks alot, solution 1 worked 100% Reply Dave says: May 28, 2011 at 17:42 There is no option in my bios to change anything having to do with sata. What is even more bizarre is the strange twilight zone I have entered whilst trying to fix this issue. External Hard Disk Not Detected In Windows Xp StartWinImage and then open the file, and you should see the contents.

SP2 install discs load more drivers, including a bunch of SATA drivers. Thanks a lot! If so this should cure your problem... ..... As the laptop doesn't have a floppy drive I tried slipstreaming the drivers onto the bootable Windows XP installation CD but to no avail - I tried it both manually and

If you have access to the XP Home / Pro image, you can edit it with nLite to package the SATA drivers onto the CD. Thanks, CJon cjon, Jun 2, 2011 #1 thisisu Malware Consultant as far as i know you either need an actual floppy drive or a usb floppy to get this to formatted the brand new hd's and tried again with no luck. You will then be taken to this website.

While there, Select the Operating System - I selected "Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition" 7a. was stuck on this for 2 days straight!!! This worked, the OS could recognize the Hard Disk and things are now working with latest BIOS updates (1.45 for Acer) AnonymousApr 22, 2010, 8:20 PM check this guys toddsizerMay Solution 1 worked.

November 26, 2007 David I ran the nlite and everything and when i am supposed to be looking for the drivers to select the .ini I can't seem to find the Again, good luck KB February 21, 2008 Gateway-123 Has anybody installed Win2008 server on a vista machine ( that has a SATA)? How-To Geek Articles l l How to Remove DRM From iTunes Movies and TV Shows How Do Night Vision Cameras Work? Cheers, Bathman March 3, 2008 Willie Has any one managed to install xp on a Gateway gm5632e?