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It comes pre loaded with Windows Vista. I have a brand new disk drive installed without any OS. everythin is workin fine except my wireless card. the hard drive has failed Good Luck Report MADDY- Apr 1, 2010 at 07:49 PM OME U DE BESTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTT WOW CHEERS Report nandani 1Posts Tuesday April 6, 2010Registration date April 6,

January 2, 2008 Siwi Hey there, first of thanks for the guide u are providing. press the F8 to confirm installation. How do I strip the SATA drivers from Xp? Thank you very much. my company

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i know im doing it wrong cause of this. by WinstonNM / October 21, 2008 5:01 AM PDT In reply to: It Depends On The Computer/Motherboard... I went through a few coasters before I finally got it right.

thanks for the help.. MrMAug 26, 2007, 2:34 PM What do you do if your computer is a Gateway Laptop BiosI tried removing the SATA HD in the Bios and STILL there is No HD I probably would've forgotten to search Intel again when I have the floppy, thanks! Windows Xp Install Not Detecting Hard Drive Hopefully the sum of the comments posted here, plus contributions from others who managed to ‘downgrade' successfully will add up to a solution for you and many others.

The easiest way to do this is to use an external hard drive and simply copy all your files to it. Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Installed In Your Computer Server 2003 XP does not come with them already but vista and 7 do. I have been working on this for a week now, any hel would be appreciated =) Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - bios key by jnawrocki / September 15, Anyway it seems to have written the iso correctly so I'm happy.

Initially i also faced problem with hard drives not detecting . Hard Drive Not Detected While Installing Windows 7 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 Reply Leave a comment Helpful +6 Report Amareswari Jun 2, 2008 05:14AM Hi, I have installed XP on my VIsta system recently. 1) First of all .. Thanks in advance.

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Great! I tried with bootable XP cd but it can't recognise XP cd. Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Installed In Your Computer October 13, 2007 fadi halabi Im so thankfull I have a laptop stopped from 7 days without floppy ,the solution was by disabling sata native controll , I know that there Windows Xp Install Can't Find Hard Drive If you're using SATA hard disk with driver on external media (not integrated into Windows XP setup disk), remember to press F6 when you see the message at the status base:

I have followed the instruction i found on th website but yet still it cant load the Xp and this has been bodering me cuz i need to download some application http://magicnewspaper.com/hard-disk/solved-second-hard-drive-problems-in-vista.html All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use. February 13, 2008 Munio Greeeeeeeaaaaaaaaaaaat!!! So now im back to vista ='[. Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Windows 7

  1. There is no option like that.
  2. Ewerythink just as it is writen as downloadet the latest Intel drivers and nothing???
  3. Cheers.
  4. October 30, 2007 Mark Did just all explained and it is still not able to find the Mass storage devises!!
  5. So you too can try.
  6. by John.Wilkinson / April 20, 2007 7:48 AM PDT In reply to: how do i go back to xp If your computer is going straight to Windows and never giving you
  7. and made it into windows.
  8. Please reply to this message if you require further assistance with this issue. ----------------------------------------------------- Gotta love it!

In order to do that, you need to have a real retail CD of Windows XP. This will allow you to use the newest Microsoft operating system but still use those old apps that require XP. I cancelled and now got no clue how to resolve it. Hope it helps and sorry for sounding a bit rude.Avinash jerm77Jan 21, 2009, 4:25 AM avinash74-sorry, but this isn't very helpful.I have a XP professional XP2 release CD.

March 7, 2008 DoggInJax You Rock!!!!!!!! Sata Hard Disk Drivers For Windows Xp Download Once your data is backed up, run your recovery disk. Got the Chipset Info from my computer- P965/G965 Intel Memory Hub 3.

It would be nice if I could just convert this thing to straight XP.

I have a HP dv2000. The detailed explanations and the screenies made this tutorial extremely pleasant and straightforward. I would recommend including both Storage and Network drivers, as those are the most common drivers that are missing in XP. External Hard Disk Not Detected In Windows Xp I am able to play the sound files and all well and good.

it just worked after several switches between xp bootable cds. HELP! fcfc04Feb 4, 2009, 4:12 AM It would be helpful to state which BIOS one is using and maybe the version.Not every BIOS allows for SATA disable, so there is a need Btw, I have a Sony Vaio Thanks in advance, Dogan January 25, 2008 xCodez Wow.

Using nLite, select the iastor.inf driver. that you want to keep. Thank you. Thankyou.

Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Reply Report sa lone› ROYALLE - Aug 26, 2009 10:19AM Dear Sir, I want to change my laptop from window vista to win xp. I have installed xp in a seperate partition by shrinking the C drive. i have already changed the boot order but when i start up my comp with the disk in it never says "to boot from cd press any key" and when i

Really pissed me off that the laptop would run so hot all the time. please help Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - hello form sumanraj by suman199012 / September 21, 2008 7:20 PM PDT In reply to: how do i go back to This has probably been said already, I was just responding to nerd's abhorrently ignorant post. One client of mine buy a Notebook L45-S7409 that comes with Vista, and i had to install a XP.

of course you wont have any of your user files saved but you will have a great computer. Ran the tool from: http://www.gtopala.com/siw-download.html 2. Please Message me at Email Id removed for security please and thank you (: Leave a comment Helpful +0 Report Fahmi Apr 10, 2008 10:50PM I just got a HP Pavilion