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but i don't have a floppy drive...i tried your suggestion and i follow the steps on the site but when on the step where in i am going to locate the So now im back to vista ='[. Or use this http://www.belarc.com/free_download.html - it's a free program that should give you a boatload of info. September 11, 2007 Chip nLite worked like a champ. http://wikisky.net/windows-xp/error-installing-xp.html

Once you proceed to the next screen, now we can finally finish the process. When I insert cd in the laptop and try to open it I get error message D:/is not accessable .. "request could not be performed because of an I/O device error" If you don't have a floppy disk drive, get one, or you'll have to slipstream the driver onto the windows setup CD Report EagleForce- Nov 14, 2008 04:19PM Isnt it possible Put your xp installation disk into your ROM.

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

I'm completely lost here… Thanks for your help February 20, 2008 grateway @LiderBoss I feel your pain. We can still extract the drivers using an application called WinImage. January 6, 2008 Gateway User grateway is correct, I have been tring to downgrade to good old windows xp for the entire weekend with multiple attempts using different drivers and nlite. Nicolas Stears October 10, 2007 iepure YOU ARE THE BEST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!YOU ARE THE CHAMPION!!!!!!THHHHHHHHAAAAAAAANNNNNNKKKKK YYYYOOOOOOOUUUUU!!!!!!!!!

because when i tried installing win xp on it there is an error message the will says:Setup did not find any hard disk drives installed in your computer. check out IDE controller and undfold it, the first entry (perhaps the only entry) should be your hard drive, in my case intel 82801 hem/hbm sata ahci controller. What should i do? Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Installed In Your Computer Server 2003 Fix: Use Easy Recovery Essentials Easy Recovery Essentials can fix many errors such as this automatically using its built-in Automated Repair option.

from "AHCI" to IDE....it worked...thankx to deskdec..... Windows Xp Install Can't Find Hard Drive Boot up your PC from the Easy Recovery Essentials CD or USB you created. EasyRE is currently available for Windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8 and can be downloaded and created on any PC. http://www.tomsguide.com/forum/63236-35-cannot-install-windows-toshiba-laptop 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

Thanks for saving me the time Wilman October 19, 2007 Ben what happend for me is…. How To Install Windows Xp On Toshiba Satellite Thanks! Hello everyone, this is my first post here, never had this issue before, hope you all can be of help:. generally for both xp and vista the minimum partition size should be 40gb.

Windows Xp Install Can't Find Hard Drive

Thank you very much. http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows/resolving-setup-did-not-find-any-hard-disk-drives-during-windows-xp-installation/ Report nony mouse- Jul 17, 2009 05:54AM I've got to say that RAJPUTZ's method above (change BIOS AHCI to Compatibility, install XP, extract drivers to C:, restart in safe mode, update Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Installed In Your Computer Windows Xp Gateway User - Pissed off! Windows Xp Install Not Detecting Hard Drive Does anyone know a way around this ?

My laptop is a Toshiba Equium L40-17M and it is an WXP Pro SP2. http://wikisky.net/windows-xp/so-i-m-installing-sp2-from-a-disc.html 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. Contents1 About "Error loading operating system"1.1 Description and Symptoms1.2 Symptom 1: "Error loading operating system" error screen on startup2 Causes of this Error2.1 Cause 1:┬áThe hard drive capacity is too big2.2 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%202.0.0.6&uid=188261050 Good luck! Hard Drive Not Detected While Installing Windows 7

Many thanks and keep up the good work. February 18, 2008 nola I LOVE YOU :) VERRRRY HELPFUL. I'm ready to throw the thing out the window, but before I do, if anyone has any input as regards this Gateway (also known as the MA7) I'd sure love to weblink You'll have to try it and see what happens.

My Gateway used an Intel chipset, and once I had identified it correctly (!) the Intel website gave me the drivers. Sata Hard Disk Drivers For Windows Xp Download I download from here and it was ok http://www.softwarepatch.com/windows/uaa-bus-driver-patch-dl.html after this your should be able to do driver upgrades etc Helpful +0 Report thegapster 2Posts Monday March 2, 2009Registration date March It took me a week and I could not believe how convoluted it was - such a simple thing in theory, so awkward in practice.

Creating a Custom XP Install We'll use a software called nLite to create a new XP install cd, so you'll first need to download and install it.

i like to chat with u any problem came February 16, 2008 Gizmo Thnak you very much but I could'nt download the nLite can you send it to my e-mail [email protected] my system will hang/freeze. January 4, 2008 grateway Update - I caved and borrowed a USB floppy - it seems to work ok, but still no XP install - it finds the RAID/AHCPI drivers and Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Windows 7 According to the User Guide (page 61) you Press and hold the 0 (zero) key on your keyboard while powering on the computer.

If your PC did not come with a Windows installation disc or if you no longer have your Windows setup media, you can use Easy Recovery Essentials for Windows instead. Thanks again. as of now the os that is being installed is ubuntu version 8.043. check over here Computer Hope Forum Main pageFree helpTipsDictionaryForumLinksContact Welcome, Guest.

It seems that gateway has stuck us with a piece of shit that is only compatable with windows vista (Which is not compatible with anything itself).