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GRACIAS DESDE ARGENTINA!!!! At this stage it is more advisable to try to download the correct drivers from the manufacturers website and either create a Windows XP CD with those drivers on it as Press CTRL+ALT+DEL to restart NTLDR is compressed. After extracting them to a local folder, I saw these two drivers "iaahci.inf" and iastor.inf", besides a host of other information. 11. Source

No Spam Guarantee and we won't share your info! Take out the hard disk and see if it has any jumper pins on it. Please help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 🙁 Reply Victor Bird says: September 9, 2012 at 10:54 Thanks a lot for a post. To get pass the error above, I used nLite to create a Windows XP with SP3 setup DVD. http://ccm.net/forum/affich-39282-xp-can-t-recognize-hard-drive-for-os-install

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If nobody has accomplished this on a Gateway, then I guess I'll just have to give up, take my loss, and order a Dell. Could not find any BIOS entry concerning the SATA support??? After accepting the licence terms, etc. I had to disable flash module and switch from AHCI to ATA on a Dell.

Error is resolve and window xp installed in my computer. Hit the next button until you get to the screen for selecting drivers. Please try to explain as best you can what happens on the screen from the moment you switch the PC on to the moment you can't get any farther. Windows Xp Not Recognizing External Hard Drive I reset the bios to Disable the sata and IT WORKED PERFECTLY!

haleeApr 17, 2010, 3:22 AM Thank you all for your contributions to my question. Xp Doesn't Recognize Hard Drive The bios sees the hard drive, but when you actually try to install the opsys, it gets thru everything until it comes to a screen saying that it doesnt see a Clever idea! http://www.tomsguide.com/forum/52867-35-help-install-windows long live xp!

In many instances this will extract a *.flp file, which you can mount in a VMware virtual machine or potentially with some ISO mounting software. Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Installed In Your Computer Server 2003 Burkhart It should be noted that Service Pack 3 for Windows XP is now available (finally!) -- in case it wasn't obvious from Grateway's comment. thanks you!!!!!!!! (installing win 7) Reply mi says: February 9, 2010 at 20:48 Hello ! Thank you very much & God Bless You.

Xp Doesn't Recognize Hard Drive

I think it says a lot about my issues regarding avoidance of ‘real' work… January 2, 2008 The Geek grateway is correct… Most Consumer PCs do NOT allow you to change WIN Xp getting installed properly. Windows Xp Install Not Detecting Hard Drive The hard drive that has a bootable partition must be made to be first in the list, Save bios settings.- or - you must change which data header the drive that Sata Hard Disk Drivers For Windows Xp Download Now try to install XP ( could be IDE Mode, Compatibility Mode or Legacy Mode - different BIOS use different terms ) some will say IDE instead of ATA) If there

I finally got rid of Vista! this contact form Bios recognizes the hd but when trying to install xp it says there is no hdd present. Reply Meathead says: February 27, 2013 at 21:20 This webpage was the first hit via google for this problem. Reply Gary says: July 9, 2011 at 14:55 It was funny i actually changed the SATA controller to IDE before i read this but as i was restarting, I started searching Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Installed In Your Computer

Search Sign Up Log In Home Forum How To Download News Encyclopedia High-Tech Health Sign Up Language English Español Deutsch Français Italiano Português Nederlands Polski हिंदी Bahasa Indonesia Log In Subscribe October 29, 2007 David Can anyone tell me where to find the device drivers for an HP 530 laptop? doesnt the XP SP2 restore cd have all the drivers needed? have a peek here There is no compatibility/ATA option in lenovo K series desktops.Only DISBALE,IDE,ACHI,SCSI Options available there?

Well anyway after seven days of dicking around, I finally got XP installed on my MT6223B (MA7). Sata Driver For Windows Xp Reply Robert S. thank you.

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Since the computer cannot boot into Windows XP, the "Device Manager" cannot be accessed and used to install the SATA HDD driver. Managed to track most of them (apart from the modem, but who cares), however the wifi STILL didnt work, which was a cruel irony, as that was the original impetus for Make sure your nLite install REMOVES the stock xp SATA/RAID driver entirely, or your xp install will NOT work. 3. Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Windows 7 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

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thanks a million for putting all together , your work is highly appreciated September 15, 2007 Hugh Hi there, Thanks for the needed guidance. January 20, 2008 Dj Everest This Step By Step Guide Is Incredible !!! Kind of caught me off guard. I don't know what to do to fix this problem.

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 January 30, 2008 John Gallie Try and Hit F11 on the keyboard and reset all to factory Defaults, - I tried it and it worked. Anyway it seems to have written the iso correctly so I'm happy. I will know for the future how to handle this situation...

Was about to buy a HP Pavilion dv6570ee and wanted to know the issues with downgrading from Vista to XP. I have a HP Pavilion DV6570ED, Vista Home Premium, same problem. I really need the help of experts like you. Reply Anonymous says: January 10, 2012 at 21:59 Problem solved thanks (solition1: Change the mode of the SATA controller from AHCI to IDE or Compatibility) Reply vimukthi says: January 13, 2012

Again, Vista sucks. I have followed the instruction i found on th website but yet still it cant load the Xp and this has been bodering me cuz i need to download some application im using hp pavilion dv2000.. Windows still does not have the specific SATA comptible drivers installed at this point.

Have you tried adjusting the BIOS settings for your hard drive to SATA? - if you have, and still no joy, then it may be a problem this thread can't resolve