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i also just did a complete scan w/ no virus detected. etc….etc. i had used nlite utility but i won't. I needed a dual-boot, so I got the error listed above. have a peek here

If this method didnt work, then I would have tried norton ghost with the wrong image, just to see if I can make the hard drive readable to windows. The disk should take you through the normal installation process. I disabled SATA in gthe BIOS.. Thanks loads loads Reply Rosco says: September 23, 2010 at 07:44 Hey Kelvin…glad a saved you a load of money….feel free to give it to me 🙂 🙂 🙂 Don't thin http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows/resolving-setup-did-not-find-any-hard-disk-drives-during-windows-xp-installation/

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

pls help me. If your SATA drive supports AHCI, you can use the F6 driver diskette during Windows XP setup. Report Wade- May 21, 2010 09:28PM didnt work for me, switching to IDE just freezes the boot.

I looked on the HP website for the drivers needed for XP and the only ones there were some EXE files. Solution 2 - Load your SATA drivers using a Floppy Disk (or CD) UPDATE JAN 2011 - Create A Custom Windows XP CD with your SATA drivers as an alternative to Then I follow the instructions per Solution 1 (change to Compatibility mode). Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Installed In Your Computer Server 2003 November 29, 2007 B I'm trying to dual boot Vista and XP.

In most cases these days you won't have a floppy disk either to load the drivers. Windows Xp Install Not Detecting Hard Drive then what should i do.. Reply Ken says: October 31, 2009 at 03:58 For step 1, I can't find those settings in my BIOS… I have Phoenix 75.06…. her latest blog Reply Echo says: July 27, 2011 at 01:24 Hi, I also met the same problem during I install Windows Server 2003 on HP ProLiant LD140 G3 server.

When Windows setup completes change the mode back to AHCI in the BIOS If your problem still exists after changing this option then change it back to AHCI and proceed to Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Windows 7 Thanks for your help, but also thanks for introducing this powerfull program, I can use this for all my PC builds! This article save me :) February 26, 2008 Gateway-123 Grateway, Yes, Gateway Vista PC's CAN be downgraded to Windows 2000 or Windows 2003. Fist I can't set to IDE mode, but after I update my BIOS, I can.

Windows Xp Install Not Detecting Hard Drive

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Let me know and I'll assist if possible. Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Installed In Your Computer Reply thx4help says: November 9, 2009 at 15:15 Worked great. Sata Hard Disk Drivers For Windows Xp Download Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion

Publisher: Spearhead Global Inc Application: TherapyEd's NPTE Review and Study Guide 2. http://stevemattley.com/windows-xp/setup-cannot-find-any-hard-drives-installed-in-your-computer.html Here it is: http://www.intel.com/support/chipsets/sb/CS-022768.htm 5. For instructions on using F6, refer to F6 Installation Method. Thanks R. Windows Xp Not Recognizing External Hard Drive

C:\>_ When I run Windows Pro with SP2, from the CD/DVD it runs windows set up, loading most if not all files and then comes to a blue screen that ends Have Gateway deliberately crippled these low-end units so that they ONLY load Vista? Some drivers will allow you to automatically extract into a directory. Check This Out I am not able to install Windows XP OS CD.

Please try again later. Windows Xp Does Not Recognize Hard Drive Reply mj says: August 3, 2015 at 23:58 how can you disabled the SATA native support on your presario v3000? February 5, 2008 Amit Works perfectly fine for me, Gateway - M-6750.

Published on Jun 30, 2012This errors usually happens when installing windows XP on newer computers, Also very common problem on laptop computers particularly Acer laptops where the default SATA mode is

Loading... Thank you very much..sorry for the long explanation! Works like a charm!! Hard Drive Not Detected While Installing Windows 7 Reply Anonymous says: November 16, 2011 at 07:23 Thax dude your suggestion very helful for me o love you Reply trevor says: November 16, 2011 at 18:58 hi i need help

Report Sam Star- Oct 7, 2012 03:23PM thank you!!! Windows will load your driver and you can now continue Windows Setup as normal. Reply fuzzy says: August 24, 2013 at 14:24 exact same laptop model and drive size and it worked. this contact form Does this mean I don't need to integrate any drivers for the iso?

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Connect with us facebook twitter CNET Reviews Top Categories CNET 100 Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Desktops Drones The bottom line is when I run the setup cd, it's missing the option ‘Press any key to boot from cd' Please help! Ran Nlite, but still need the drivers to add to the ISO. Weird.

I love the internet! If you don't, click here to get one Go to either your computer manufacturers support website or if you have a custom build then go to your mainboards manufacturers support website u saved my life!! But on start-up I can't do anything to change my Phoenix Bios 77.11 besides maybe changing the system time or date.

Thanks…. You were a very big help!!!! :* Reply Jason says: August 6, 2011 at 21:14 Hi, I have a compaq nc6320, and window setup could not find hard drive either with Loading... Heureka !

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