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thanks you!!!!!!!! (installing win 7) Reply mi says: February 9, 2010 at 20:48 Hello ! I had given up on all the data which I had collected over the last 4 years when my vista gave up and was unable to install Xp. My computer does not have a floppy drive. digg.com/rosswhitney Can you Digg it? navigate here

I have downloaded the drivers from the HP website and extracted, and the procedure to use the nlite is very confusing. It's right here :) You can connect with me too - there's a whole lot of different ways to connect on the left. thanks alot! In your case, it may be that compatability mode isn't sufficient and it's throwing a blue screen every time. http://ccm.net/forum/affich-39282-xp-can-t-recognize-hard-drive-for-os-install

Xp Doesn't Recognize Hard Drive

After inserting the XP setup CD, it is unable to detect the presence of a hard disk. Our aim is to give you the best possible answer. Reply Fester says: February 25, 2013 at 20:24 Thank you very much for the tip, that saved me a lot of trouble.

  1. So matter what I did it can't help.
  2. I solved my problem by reading it.
  3. Helpful +4 Report xpcman 17249Posts Wednesday October 8, 2008Registration date ContributorStatus March 14, 2017 Last seen Feb 26, 2009 at 07:03 PM This is a link to the SATA drivers http://icrontic.com/downloads/slipstream_windows_xp_drivers
  4. Just a black screen and nothing happens Reply albino lumi says: October 15, 2012 at 12:32 thank you so much , the information was very good , passing from AHCI to
  5. I believe this laptop has a bad drive interface (hardware fault).

Cheers Rosco Reply kaseniv says: October 29, 2013 at 09:03 I too have a problem with this I have pentium 4 old PC I don't have the prescribed options in my Thank you! Same symptom. Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Installed In Your Computer Missing hard drive".

Report douglas› Ashu - Nov 12, 2009 at 09:57 PM i have a similar issue, I have vista pre installed on my laptop, and I have the xp instalation disk, but Windows Xp Install Not Detecting Hard Drive Networking issue - Dell ProBook... Ty. Report Technogeek of another kind- Jul 24, 2010 at 09:15 PM You guys are frickin geniuses!.

Reply Rosco says: May 5, 2011 at 11:51 Hi Ell If your IT Dept are suggesting that the drive is corrupt then u might be able to recover the data by Sata Driver For Windows Xp Helpful +0 Report Dlark Jul 26, 2010 at 12:57 PM thank u thank u thank u thank u!!! SP3 has the needed drivers for the sata hard drive and loads XP with no problems. Thanks ahead!

Windows Xp Install Not Detecting Hard Drive

Let me know and I'll assist if possible. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_xp-hardware/windows-xp-setup-cant-detect-my-hard-drive/31559f2e-02e8-45a5-a6a5-5670e7008afe Reply Nedim says: May 23, 2012 at 01:56 Thank you very much. Xp Doesn't Recognize Hard Drive Next you'll be prompted on where you want to save the temporary files used during the slip-streaming process. Windows Xp Not Recognizing External Hard Drive I have a HD Toshiba MK4018gas-(pm).

Reply sk says: December 10, 2010 at 11:06 Thanks Rosco for your post. check over here Thanks for helping. Go into the bios and check the "Sata Operation" setting, change it to "Raid Autodetect/ATA if it is not already. Dont know if this is solution for genuine AHCI - issues, but it might be the solution for some of You also who found this thread. // Peter Was this answer Sata Hard Disk Drivers For Windows Xp Download

Select "Drivers" and then "Bootable ISO". In BIOS AHCI changed IDE. Rosco. his comment is here Few days I was sick of this, then problem ended by follow this tutorial.

God Bless Reply MrCrispy says: January 6, 2011 at 07:05 Worked like a dream ! Hard Drive Not Detected While Installing Windows 7 Resolved with option 1. Reply Jason Egan says: July 19, 2010 at 16:25 Thank you so much!

The trick is to find the right drivers, go to this site for info on nLite a tool for slipstreaming.

was stuck on this for 2 days straight!!! Thnx, RAJ Reply anand says: August 26, 2012 at 05:25 I have Toshiba SaTELLITE pRO a 205 lAPTOP. Bios is Phoenix ROM Bios Plus Version 1.10 A07 I don’t show the alternatives on the solutions you present as option 1, and when I tried 2, I’m having trouble locating Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Installed In Your Computer Server 2003 It should go without saying that this is an advanced topic, so proceed with caution.

tried booting from and installing from an external hard drive in an enclosure connected via USB and it was a no go Windows won't run setup from external. Really appreciate your help!!! Thank You! http://midsolutions.org/windows-xp/how-to-find-xp-product-key-on-hard-drive.html http://www.cse.iitb.ac.in/...

We've got a conversation going now. The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. Cheers, Rosco © 2010 Ross Whitney | Privacy Policy | Disclosure Policy

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I have an old Gateway mt6705 that I reformatted the hard drive on in hopes of never,ever seeing Vista again and loading a clean copy of XP pro. nLite will prompt you to select your driver. In BIOS, there is only ATA and AHCI (no IDE). Side note: You can select any of the other options if you'd like.

Reply rasta says: July 21, 2012 at 04:56 M8,work's like a charm. You know what to do with that address, don't you? Is it safe for me to try the solution? Pleas help this vista is pissy Reply ell says: May 5, 2011 at 07:38 Hi, i might be too late to get a reply from this 2 years old thread..but might

Last modified: March 5, 2017 Hard Disk Gone Missing? Reply Abbas says: September 30, 2013 at 15:18 Thanks a lot dude, just disabled the native sata support n setup has initiated, I spent about good few hours to figure out I was really dreading the nLite push =) Report sortagreen- Aug 9, 2010 at 10:56 AM outstanding! changed from raid to ide.

Thank you for posting this! The time now is 12:22 AM. -- Mobile_Default -- TSF - v2.0 -- TSF - v1.0 Contact Us - Tech Support Forum - Site Map - Community Rules - Terms of Once the laptop is up and running, there is C:\> is there anyway to get to the control from there? Another message box i receive says "hard drive not found.

But in my situation, the hard disk can't be detected after 2 years using it. I changed it to RAID and still no luck. Finding Drivers for XP The best place to search for drivers for your hardware is at the manufacturer's supportwebsite.