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I already have XP installed, but as an IDE. Thanks!Click to expand... September 20, 2007 Mick Thanks champ!!! The bios does not have the autodetection setting in the setup under drives. Check This Out

TQVM. October 24, 2007 Nikolas Phenomenon. Jan 20, 2006 #22 ccualumni TS Rookie I an trying to do this, and I do not have the options that you say I should have. The connector on each end should "latch" into the socket on the drive and on the mboard, or on the drive controller card - it should not move when you merely http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/272323-30-windows-doesnt-sata-hard-drive-bios-does

Xp Doesn't Recognize Hard Drive

Wish I would have googled this error message 6 hours ago!!! Already being to both toshiba and intel websites and download both Matrix storage manager which should contian the necessry SATa drive that would recognise the XP CD but stil with no Now, you might think I was a little "Type-A" here in "needing" the hard drive to be C: rather the F: it was actually assigned. js9ballApr 21, 2011, 3:21 AM Thank you this helped me with my situation!

  • Could not find any BIOS entry concerning the SATA support???
  • In the System Setup screen, do these steps.
  • Most SATA controllers are not manufactured by the motherboard manufacturer, but rather by a third party company like VIA or some other Asian company.
  • I chose COMPATIBILITY and it worked great!
  • Reply Noman says: November 10, 2010 at 06:32 a ha ..
  • What should I do John Calcote says: March 13, 2008 at 2:36 pm Hey Peter, I'm responding to you on the blog, rather than through email because I've had a number
  • I finally got my Gateway GT5630E vista pc downgraded to Windows 2003.
  • Paul Fleischer says: June 30, 2011 at 8:37 pm Everything works fine as expected but 30 days later I have to do the same thing all over again.

Much Appreciation for any ideas you may have, Best regards, LKM george cline says: April 16, 2009 at 5:42 pm hey there, I have a machine with only sata hard drives. However, my laptop doesn't recognize the disk. Reply Syed says: September 30, 2012 at 13:41 Great(: it solved the problem Thanks Reply Dennis says: September 15, 2014 at 03:51 Disabling the SATA allowed me to continue Windows XP Windows Xp Not Recognizing External Hard Drive if not , then not.examples show that these facts have not changedmy w7 does not support my 2009 ASUS M2 , cmi6501 audio chip, so i had to buy a new

Hardik says: August 11, 2009 at 7:06 am Hey John, Thanks for all your help. and it came with vista.. Should i proceed with "save & exit" from then onwards??? this The above guide is fantastic, yet it seems many people still struggle.

If that's a reasonable option please explain and i'll certainly give it a try. Sata Driver For Windows Xp December 17, 2007 sonia i posted a query earlier..but its ok..i followed whatever this site said..and voila! If in doubt hit F9 on boot and select your Optical Drive to load first. Reply Rosco says: November 10, 2010 at 06:38 Hi Noman, This error is most likely relted to the CD/DVD that you're using.

Windows Xp Install Not Detecting Hard Drive

grateway, you say you have to download the correct SATA drivers for your chipset, how do I know that? 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 Rosco says: September 23, 2010 at 07:41 You're welcome Edin. Xp Doesn't Recognize Hard Drive Press F3 to quit. Sata Hard Disk Drivers For Windows Xp Download Any help would be welcome.

Operating Systems ▼ Windows 10 Windows 8 Windows 7 Windows XP See More... http://howtoblog.org/windows-xp/cannot-load-winxp-username.html Solution 1 did the trick for me. I have couple options: 1. Report oszi- Jul 27, 2010 at 03:31 PM sweet, it worked. Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Installed In Your Computer

Ho hum, I just caved and paid £8 for a wifi stick from Amazon. By default, no drive letter is assigned, so while you have properly installed the driver and started it, you won't be able to access the virtual floppy drive until you've assigned Can you help me out please? http://howtoblog.org/windows-xp/winxp-just-keeps-restarting.html Thank you very much for your help.

Aug 16, 2005 #9 asadali TS Rookie It Works!!! Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Installed In Your Computer Server 2003 Does anybody have any advice. It's set that way by default.If it's possible someone has set bios settings wrong, load bios defaults, save bios settings, then look in the bios again to see if the SATA

then there is a option to disable sata,.

I am still not sure what is going on. After loading all drivers, the installation sw said it could not find any hd. Thanks R. Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Windows 7 Now that sounds a lot like my problem (I even get the same error message).

I finally got rid of Vista! November 19, 2007 Prashant I have Hp Pavilion dv6516tx Laptop having windows vista & I want to install xp on it, but i dont have sata drivers, Please mail me how MousemonkeyJan 30, 2012, 6:43 AM This topic has been closed by Mousemonkey Ask a new question Read More Chipsets BIOS Hard Drives SATA Motherboards Related Resources BIOS "ez tuning wizard" doesn't navigate here When I go to install the disc it takes me through the whole installing process 1.

A+ for you January 26, 2008 James Thanks! I have a Dell and am using Windows XP. Well, it worked for me ! my laptop doesn't have a floppy disk hard drive.

February 13, 2008 David L. Reboot your system and hit F2 as soon as you see the Dell startup screen (the options are F2 for setup, F12 for boot sequence). Thank you! Phoenix Bios version 35.02.01.

Take care… Sandeep Reply Femii says: May 30, 2015 at 14:13 I am having a Greatwall 630 notebook and i was trying to setup a windows XP 2005 on it using After that also facing HDD not detecting error during the installtion time. i need to mention that i have a Asus P5S800 and windows xp home edition.