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Installing XP On Gateway Laptop SATA HD With No Floppy Drive


With my WD Lifeguard utility disk, it reads as a BIOS HD attached via an "unknown controller".What do I do. Or go into the BIOS and set the sata to legacy or IDE if there is an option other than ahci. January 20, 2008 grateway > As a note: almost all new systems came without the ability to change the HD SATA - PATA mode, and i f you try to change Reply ROmmel VIllanueva says: October 29, 2010 at 06:20 thanx you so much!! http://magicnewspaper.com/hard-disk/solved-install-on-laptop-with-sata-hd-and-no-floppy.html

Instead of sending me proper installation discs, the fuckers sent me a burned copy of windows XP setup disc?!?!! If I do so, the blue screen will come back again saying the HD can not be found. The machine came configured with RAID option. It will boot Ubuntu 7.10 but crashes on shut down so I am afraid to try to install it.

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

Although I've downloaded Intel chipset drivers, devise manager still shows: 3 base system devices, ethernet controller, pci device and 1 other unknown device. Thanks much! You need a bootable CD in order to start an installation. tnx Reply uttam says: December 19, 2012 at 22:40 sir, thank you so much for your advice.

I love it anyway. This method worked flawlessly on my HP dv6265 and allowed me to give Vista's poor excuse for an upgrade the boot. Reply Moro says: April 11, 2012 at 03:43 Worked with an Asus. Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Windows 7 XP Install still does not see the hard drive.

Thanks for the walk-through! Almost everybody wants to downgrade to XP because is the best, almost everything works fine in XP and almost nothing in Vista. Thanks in advance, # Processor Brand Intel® # Processor Intel® Pentium® Dual-Core # Processor Speed 1.6GHz # Display Type WXGA widescreen with XBRITE-ECO technology (1280 x 800) # Screen Size 15.4″ Where can I download the correct SATA drivers?

And now im all over the internet to find the solution to get it work or at least to get my data back… 🙁 Reply ell says: May 5, 2011 at Hard Drive Not Detected While Installing Windows 7 The MT6821 does not have a floppy -- but has a SATA HDD that requires you to "F6" during the XP load to insert a floppy with the SATAdriver. Unfortunately for me, the laptop I'm working with has Phoenix BIOS, which doesn't allow me to alter any advanced BIOS options, including disabling AHCI. Thanks a lot!

Windows Xp Install Can't Find Hard Drive

now i get another error …. Reply Nano says: January 19, 2014 at 11:14 It worked thank you! Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Installed In Your Computer Hope this information can help those need the drivers, big hint. ^_^ December 5, 2007 vipashwa bajracharya Thanks a million, billion, zillion and whatever number comes after that. Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Installed In Your Computer Server 2003 After the eula I get the page that says: "The following list shows the existing partitions and unpartitioned space on this computer.

It would be nice if I could just convert this thing to straight XP. Reply Rosco says: October 26, 2010 at 18:12 Hi Ktt, What's your make/model of laptop? One snag I hit was nlite didn't really burn the disc when I asked it to. February 18, 2008 nola I LOVE YOU :) VERRRRY HELPFUL. Windows Xp Install Not Detecting Hard Drive

It worked! I have an HP Pavillion dv6626us notebook. I read something about upgrading the RAID controller driver using an external floppy drive???? http://magicnewspaper.com/hard-disk/problems-re-installing-xp-on-sata-drive.html Some drivers will allow you to automatically extract into a directory.

Fatal Error: Data Error (Cyclic Redundancy Error).. Sata Hard Disk Drivers For Windows Xp Download January 21, 2008 ahmed ghoniem thank you man January 23, 2008 Gateway2 Gateway 2: Thanks for the great tip to all the fellow geeks out here. How do you know which one to pick?

December 1, 2007 Town Thank you so much for this wonderful site to help a newbie like me to install XP on my laptop with Vista pre-installed.

Helpful +1 Report Anna Aug 9, 2010 at 07:20 AM Thanks so much guys! To encapsulate the installation into a ISO image use the same Nlite application. December 13, 2007 jacob Hi, thanks for this post, it is truly useful. External Hard Disk Not Detected In Windows Xp Well anyway after seven days of dicking around, I finally got XP installed on my MT6223B (MA7).

Thanks a Bunches!!!! Reply Edward says: March 15, 2014 at 04:22 September 20, 2013 at 10:49 amElkeFeuerThanks, Liz! Report Nick SW- Jul 17, 2010 at 01:45 PM This worked! I'm on the brink of going insane with this.

Now I can dual boot XP 64 (Primary) and XP 32 (Secondary)! Reply Rosco says: September 23, 2010 at 07:41 You're welcome Edin. March 5, 2008 Ali Habach Please guys, i got to the bit where i browse for my drivers' folder but i just can't find it… :( I'm really in a hurry… Good working computer 2.

Fooked.Long story short, F6 disk and nlite is the solution (or switch to Vistcrap). Thanks Reply Jac says: July 31, 2014 at 07:17 Thanks, I have a hp compaq and I disabled native mode and it worked fine saved me a new laptop Reply ALMAS.TSM Have you tried adjusting the BIOS settings for your hard drive to SATA? - if you have, and still no joy, then it may be a problem this thread can't resolve And All i want to say is, Vista are the second worst OS created by Microsoft, after Win ME.

Foogoo - No way to to set SATA to anything. Thanks god for geeks 😀 Reply Tom says: January 13, 2011 at 07:41 Worked great for me. I had stupidly misread the chipset - I thought it was an Intel 943GML, but it was actually an Intel 945GM. This worked perfect Helpful +81 Report Jdun Jul 30, 2009 at 03:03 PM For those of you that have Aspire One (netbook) and window XP installer could not find HD problem.

There is a guy named Maher that released a Windows xp professional CD with a bunch of sata drives. December 3, 2007 Shaahin I've been messing with same problem. Ty. i like to chat with u any problem came February 16, 2008 Gizmo Thnak you very much but I could'nt download the nLite can you send it to my e-mail [email protected]

Let me say that I got the iastor and iaahci files by extracting them from a floppy image from the intel site using winimage, and I think I have the right December 1, 2007 Works Great! Report xpcman 17120Posts Wednesday October 8, 2008Registration date ModeratorStatus February 12, 2017 Last seen - Feb 1, 2010 at 03:24 PM There is a point where the XP install asks you If Windows Setup successfully detects your hard disk this time then go ahead and perform the Windows Setup.

Report JohnMaroto- Jun 17, 2010 at 09:36 PM I have a Acer Aspire One, but the Bios has the "InsydeH20 Setup Utility, and "Main", has only the following options: System TIme