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Report nony mouse- Jul 17, 2009 05:54AM I've got to say that RAJPUTZ's method above (change BIOS AHCI to Compatibility, install XP, extract drivers to C:, restart in safe mode, update The same blue screen I have when trying to boot from the HD in AHCI mode after install in Compatibility Mode, but this oneo, makes more sense.. Windows XP even tells me that the drivers it has are newer than those I have and I even tried loading those but still have the same problem. 0 Chaky 191 I was finished my XP installation.

The problem was with: a) lack of legacy SATA drivers for XP setup. Report Paul S London UK- Oct 2, 2009 01:37PM This fix worked perfectly for me Thanks very much Paul Saunders Report Scotty- Mar 24, 2010 12:07AM You are a freaking Genius. You will see left button Integrate and right click on Drivers, then Insert->Single Driver 8. Choose the later and follow the instructions. original site

jjcb Report rohit› Daniel - Apr 11, 2009 12:03PM you are totally right about th e problem that changing from AHCI to compatibility mode in bios solves the problem but the The problem is that when she plays the CDs on the ... Please note that I don't have a floppy and I didn't have to download any drivers. Thanks again!

No, create an account now. Thank you Dennis Han EDIT: I have checked the bios, everything looks fine (out of the options raid, ide and a third option (i forgot) its under IDE, every thing appears Why would the card not be recognized when it is clearly XP-compatible (Intel has drivers for it for all XP versions)?? nLite will now give you several options that you can check such as integrate hotfixes, drivers but also to create a bootimage (ISO).

found all the same problems as above. It will now ask you where the driver is located. Paste the folder into another directory and let the install (from the drivers, not windows) fail. Thanks Alot.

TechSpot is a registered trademark. so create the first partition of 40 gb...the rest of the space create extended partition....once extended partition is made....make a logical drive of 40 gb....the first primary partition is C drive...and The trick is to first leave yourself at the screen where windows will find the driver automatically and then run the setup from the audio driver folder that you downloaded from if you got several download options, pay attention to not download any raid crap.

solution Solvedinstalling Windows after changing the hard drive solution SolvedHard Drive Partitons not Showing Up on Windows XP solution Windows detected hard disk problem/AHCI DRIVER failed to install Forum Installing windows ect. XP will then install. It has the on the C: I checked the connections to the HD and Motherboard.

It's doing it's stuff as we speak. If you don't have a floppy disk drive, get one, or you'll have to slipstream the driver onto the windows setup CD Report EagleForce- Nov 14, 2008 04:19PM Isnt it possible Hopefully I'll have some time to do this tomorrow. cheers.

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Could this be because I have not updated Service Packs on XP?? Already have an account? Thanks!

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Helpful +0 Report shah Jan 27, 2009 12:51PM how should I go in bios setting for toshiba laptop please reply ASAP Helpful +0 Report gen Feb 17, 2009 07:23PM hi there Ask a question Member requests are more likely to be responded to. Sign up now. cornemuse, Jul 7, 2016, in forum: Windows XP Replies: 12 Views: 801 flavallee Aug 13, 2016 Extremely slow laptop after installing SP3 Rainsky, May 7, 2016, in forum: Windows XP Replies:

I had a similar thought and I tried slipstreaming all the Windows x32 drivers I found on the website for this Motherboard, still same result. only display drivers dont run effectively bt everything else is runnig. Not NF4 drivers. on your vista system which is still running, go into system -> hardware -> device-manager (not sure about the proper name because I am using the german version and its calles

solution Aspire acer 5620 no hard drive found but loads back up disks Forum SolvedWindows 8.1 installation on a hard drive solution When i try to install drivers it says no Only Windows 7, Linux and FreeBSD can recognize SATA drives with AHCI mode in BIOS. Also in future do not post twice in a row, use the Edit button instead Thanks for the update :grinthumb Oct 10, 2008 #12 (You must log in or sign Be sure to adhere to our posting rules.

thanks once more! Disable this option and the Boot from your XP disk again. I pressed F2 during setup to enter my BIOS configuration. I download from here and it was ok after this your should be able to do driver upgrades etc Helpful +0 Report thegapster 2Posts Monday March 2, 2009Registration date March

Start nLite. I had similar experience with my machine. Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. i tryed "kill-hdd" i tryed every advice so far.

so just try the traditional way. Dont change from s-ata to ide or crap like that in your bios. Not just Sata MAJ 13:18 17 Mar 08 Quite correct, woodchip, but I did check and they're all there. ;) pk46 13:25 17 Mar 08 Have you checked the More resources See also solved Loading Hard Drive Drivers while Installing Windows XP: solved Installing programs on Windows Professional XP 64-bit computer inted for 32bit Drive not found when trying to

The primitive Samsung website had universal solutions which did not help. Although Sony's OEM drivers for XP for my model do not include the driver for the wireless card, I found it easily enough on Intel's website.