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jumpers sata Hmmm i hear google works good… NOT to mention on box and back and paper instruction come with drive it clearly points out where and what the Jumpers are. Reply David on April 19, 2008 at 7:41 am Great! http://support.microsoft.com/kb/309000Please register on our forums and post a thread here for more specialized help. Reply Kallon on July 13, 2014 at 5:28 pm I know this is a while from original comment but couldnt you just remove the other hard drives and make the one

However, I am still stumped. Advertisement Advertisement So, before we do anything, we're going to take an inventory of all the hardware you've currently got installed. I'm familiar with computers but this is the first dual setup I have seen. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. http://lifehacker.com/157578/geek-to-live--how-to-format-your-hard-drive-and-install-windows-xp-from-scratch

Thank you. It did before. Well it sounded so simple but no matter what I do I cannot get the computer to recognize my old drive connected to the slave connecter on the cable. Need to make sure the jumpers on the drive are set to ‘slave'.

If you have such a leading-edge or exotic HD, then you will need to have drivers for it on a floppy diskette before running Setup, then press F6 early in the Next up: essential Windows tweaks that made my "new" machine feel like mine again. It see's all the drive info. Do I have a problem or is this normal if it's not normal what can I do about it ?

Reply LD on August 11, 2007 at 5:11 pm Hi, I had two hard drives installed on my computer. If you have such a leading-edge or exotic HD, then you > will need to have drivers for it on a floppy diskette before running Setup, > then press F6 early Thanks Reply Tom on December 20, 2008 at 10:19 pm Without getting involved in a conversation about whether or not myself or anyone else can understand the lingo here…I'm simply attempting You'll be asked if you want to repair your existing Windows XP installation.

It sounds like i'm at least on the right path……Here is the exact log…Phoenix ROM BIOS PLUS Version 1.10 A05 Copyright 19854-1988 Phoenix Techmologies LTD. The examples provided below are just to get XP off the old drive and on to the new drive. Reply E.Thornton on July 31, 2007 at 9:20 am Hi David Risley at pcmech Have tried 3 times before to add an IDE hard drive, without success. Windows 8 From the Windows Start Screen, type diskmgmt.msc and press Enter to open Disk Management.

I've moved a lot of existing drives around but I guess the one I just installed was the first new out of the box drive I've installed and I didn't realize solved Install old xp hard drive in new pc with vista solved No disk drivers found on hard drive when installing windows xp home Install win xp sp 2 on new Today, Windows XP is eons ahead of 95 in terms of its amazing ability to detect all the hardware in your computer and install the right drivers for it. I put the drive in a external USB enclosure and formatted it with my other computer.

Reply mark on December 18, 2008 at 12:29 pm working on a computer with two hard drives. Our SATA drive has a 15-pin SATA power connector. Tip: An older PC might "see" just 137GB or less of your new drive, if it's 150GB or larger, due to limitations of its BIOS or OS version. Other options may include FAT32 or exFAT depending on your version of Windows.

I did a quick format of it since it is a clean install on a never before used Hard drive. could any one help. I upgraded the IDE with a SATA adapter(should I remove the jumper then?). http://magicnewspaper.com/help-with/help-with-ezula-ntvdu-winxp.html Problem is , that there is very little space left on the system drive.

If I'm replacing my hard drive I understand that in order to clone the hard drive I need to have the new hard drive act as the slave drive which I I would like to use this computer to recover my data from a Samsung Spin Point (IDE) SV0813H, Hard Disk (XP) and a Seagate U Series 5 (IDE)ST340823A (ME) Hard Disk.How It seems like it cant access the hard drive, yet it identify the hard drive in the BIOS.

Welcome to your fresh new Windows installation.

I know just enough to be dangerous to myself and all computers around me. But in any case take care of those XP installation disks and don't lose them or damage them.Mark Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - May I add just one If you need any more help, by all means reply to this thread and I can try to assist.The great thing about this approach is that you're not going to destroy Reply Jitesh on January 17, 2010 at 4:28 pm thnx man ur detailed xplanation has really helped to solve my problem..thanxxxxx Reply dany on February 3, 2010 at 1:04 am

I read it yesterday and was able to install a new (additional) drive with out any issues. The intent was just a secondary drive for extra space. Advertisement The reason why booting from CD is important is because we're going to delete the C: drive partition where Windows is installed and re-format it. Let us know in the comments or at tips at lifehacker.com.

Can you return the board if it doesn't work? Ken More about : install windows hdd krosloniec49426 June 16, 2009 3:46:00 PM I'm sorry, forgot to say It is an 160gb IDE drive WD1600BEVE (Scorpio) any help? Reply Bomberboy92 on August 25, 2007 at 11:25 pm Wow thanks this tutorial really helped me with my new drive. The IDE ribbon comes off of optical drive.

Still, we'll go over what to do. If this article is too hard for you to understand, then perhaps you should look for another article somewhere else or wizen yourself up a little and come back for more.It's Use partition configurations 1B, 2B or 3B. Reply curt on July 12, 2009 at 9:49 am You probably already figured it out….

Advertisement Today we're going to go over how to format your hard drive and reinstall Windows XP from scratch to get back that shiny new operating system feeling untainted by years Article Tools: | Print Follow Computer Shopper Facebook Twitter Sign up for e-mail updates Most Popular Product Reviews Last 24 Hours HP Spectre x360 15 (2017) Review Samsung SSD 960 EVO ChuckB_38 June 18, 2009 1:34:22 AM Also check Bios again and see if there's an ! I believe this is a ATA-6 model.

I don't understand if I can copy files to the hard drive with NTFS4dos program, why can't windows setup wright to the hard drive or when I boot with out a I have a Windows XP system. AnonymousJul 22, 2005, 4:33 AM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.basics (More info?)The reason for the big hard drive was because of the cost factor. Reply Duane Price on March 21, 2008 at 4:48 pm Thanks so much for your help.

Publish Related resources i went to install windows xp on a laptop (old toshiba satellite) and i keep getting this message about windows can't find your Forum How to install Windows I'm so happy I found your website. Ken krosloniec49426 June 17, 2009 1:08:30 AM Anybody else have any ideas? Thanks, hope to hear from you or another one of the commenters soon.

ah yes I meant the "restore point" thanks Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Ok, "get'er done" by R. Your drive already has been seen by the computer and your just putting it inside.