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does not appear when touble shotted either. my laptop model is VGCFZ140EB from sonny Another issue, I could not get in to the BIOS (using either F1 or Del key) Please inform if there is another way that After the eula I get the page that says: "The following list shows the existing partitions and unpartitioned space on this computer. Anyone who has Vista and wants to install XP would be well advised to check very carefully what their hardware is (using Device Mangager or a freeware system doctor app) and have a peek at this web-site

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Xp Doesn't Recognize Hard Drive

It should work, even if in USB 2.0 mode. I have followed all the steps above (ironically I had already figured them out after scouring the net for a whole day, if only I had seen this incredibly clear and I needed a dual-boot, so I got the error listed above. I really had a hard time installing OS before i came across ure tips.

  1. So specific questions:1) How does one know what drivers should be updated?
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  3. I am trying to load a fresh Thread Tools Search this Thread 02-17-2011, 03:30 PM #1 DougThePilot Registered Member Join Date: Feb 2011 Posts: 3 OS: Windows XP

Report • Related Solutions› [Solved] Error: This P4 PC does not have enough memory to run XP › [Solved] does XP require SATA drivers? › Seagate 1TB external HDD not detected Reply shantanu April 28, 2013 at 6:32 pm It might be security locked : Try this : http://www.troubleshootwindows.com/windows-xp/hidden-option-within-file-properties-is-greyed-out/ ( the commands mentioned therein should unlock your drive for access ) if 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 Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Installed In Your Computer Reply Mane August 5, 2013 at 9:47 am Hi, i have problem with my external hard disk.

I always get a BSOD that says run a check disk to ensure that there is no problems with your drive. Any Idea's? AHH.. http://ccm.net/forum/affich-39282-xp-can-t-recognize-hard-drive-for-os-install February 14, 2008 Gopalakrishnan Hi Never have I seen so many praises for a step-by-step guide.

it with microsoft.3) is it safe to pick and choose drivers to update? Sata Driver For Windows Xp You can follow him on Google+ if you'd like. Solved my problem...... But, now after following your guide its back to XP glory..

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January 8, 2008 grateway Hi all, Here is the official response from Gateway ‘support': --------------------------------------------- Please accept my apologies for the delay in answering your email. http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/boards-and-kits/desktop-boards/000006704.html xp has found the driver, but its just not working. Xp Doesn't Recognize Hard Drive Doug The Pilot Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links TechSupportForum.com Advertisement 02-17-2011, 03:34 PM #2 Old Rich AdministratorMicrosoft MVPTeam Manager - Networking - Microsoft Support - Hardware Join Sata Hard Disk Drivers For Windows Xp Download Thanks!

It will NEVER, EVER be able to "see" an SATA drive unless you do 1 of these 2 things.1. http://swapshaker.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-64.html Thanksss March 10, 2008 grateway Hi andy does your xp install cd work correctly on another machine? Disk does boot but it still dont recognise the HDD´s ??? got any other ideas? Windows Xp Not Recognizing External Hard Drive

Thank you very much for your help. Go and download from http://www.gtopala.com/siw-download.html Run the tool and get the specs Get the driver from Intel Burn using Nero this time ( I used a freeware s/w to burn as I am an indian living in China. Source The audio driver .exe I have is D00758-001-001.exe - this link should do it http://www.google.co.uk/search?q=D00758-001-001.exe&sourceid=navclient-ff&ie=UTF-8&rlz=1B3GGGL_enGB258GB258 The ‘Media Reader' is Part Number: D20003-003-001 - should be available here - http://support.gateway.com/support/drivers/getFile.asp?id=21248&dscr=Media%20Card%20Reader%20Driver%20Version:%20TI% Good luck!

Want to insatl XP but keep gettting error meaasge ‘cant find hard disk'! Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Installed In Your Computer Server 2003 January 5, 2008 Nikola Looks like you've disabled trackbacks ….. Windows Setup sees hard drive, Bios does not.

Hit F2 at boot screen -> Main -> SATA Mode -> IDE This will allow Window XP to see your SATA.

Wird geladen... You should get what you need. Computing.Net and Purch hereby disclaim all responsibility and liability for the content of Computing.Net and its accuracy. Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Windows 7 Was a good learn as well.

I tryed with the Vista drivers from the HP website and it doesn't work. Wish I would have googled this error message 6 hours ago!!! March 10, 2008 A-man Toshiba L40-E17 Vista pre-installed. http://swapshaker.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-and-4gb-ram.html February 5, 2008 Amit Works perfectly fine for me, Gateway - M-6750.

It Didn't work. Although I've downloaded Intel chipset drivers, devise manager still shows: 3 base system devices, ethernet controller, pci device and 1 other unknown device. I just need to get a drive going in this system with an opsys installed... But the problem is as soon as i tried to " save and exit" it warns that you might end with an error or the OS might have to be reinstalled.