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Weird. Have I missed any steps? thanks you!!!!!!!! (installing win 7) Reply mi says: February 9, 2010 at 20:48 Hello ! Obtain the AHCI drivers for your particular motherboard, and controller chipset, (not the RAID drivers, they are something entirely different) and supply them to the XP install when you are prompted

Thank you very much. At this point you can burn the ISO image to a CD, and then start your XP installation process. February 11, 2008 dan my computer is a powerspec computer from a local vendor called microcenter. January 20, 2008 Dj Everest This Step By Step Guide Is Incredible !!! http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows/resolving-setup-did-not-find-any-hard-disk-drives-during-windows-xp-installation/

Xp Doesn't Recognize Hard Drive

I have been following these posts very closely & trying all of these solutions but have not had any success. To bad I still need to have some kind of Window$ on my machine parallel with Linux for compatability reasons… Reply Abu B siddique says: September 12, 2012 at 23:44 really Helpful +0 Report Dlark Jul 26, 2010 at 12:57 PM thank u thank u thank u thank u!!! Reply Thamiso says: October 9, 2014 at 03:15 Thanks, step 1 works without any problems.

Burn the disk as an ISO Image. 15. So specific questions:1) How does one know what drivers should be updated? Aside from writing really helpful articles ;) here on PS I have some non-computery hobbies such as photography, watching and playing sports and travelling. Windows Xp Not Recognizing External Hard Drive November 26, 2007 Richard Great walk through.

Great post! I hope I have correctly run the logs you require. it worked.was using windows7 on compaq presario v3000. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/272323-30-windows-doesnt-sata-hard-drive-bios-does please help me and future people who read this article.

I had to disable flash module and switch from AHCI to ATA on a Dell. Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Installed In Your Computer Server 2003 With this solution i create mi xp with the drivers for sata hard drives!!! Worked like a charm! First solution work as charm for me.

Windows Xp Install Not Detecting Hard Drive

It has a Toshiba MK8037GSX hard drive but I've searched both the HP and Toshiba websites and can't find anything useful. I have somewhat of a different problem. Xp Doesn't Recognize Hard Drive The problem that people keep running into left and right is getting to the point where XP starts to install and getting the message "Setup did not find any hard disk Sata Hard Disk Drivers For Windows Xp Download One day when I fired it up it said "disk boot failure please install……" I ran the OS CD to repair XP and when it came to the part when I

Sign up now. Almost everybody wants to downgrade to XP because is the best, almost everything works fine in XP and almost nothing in Vista. You will get a message that it cannot find any hard drives. Could not find any BIOS entry concerning the SATA support??? Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Installed In Your Computer

i got a hp 530 notebook laptop.. I was able to download the XP drivers for this computer from the Gateway support site and updated the BIOS with them and it still just shows "" in that list. Reply Marcos says: January 5, 2012 at 09:27 Se for servidor, utilize o CD de instalação do server. Reply PC Arbor says: September 18, 2009 at 04:26 Interesting.

I hope someone here can tell me what drivers I should download in order to get back to good old XP. Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Windows 7 Clever idea! I finally got rid of Vista!

I have learned to search Google instead of wasting hours on my own.Saves time and frustration.So I thank you and I thank Google!James S jitpublisher said: There is nothing wrong with

They are sata drives and bios recognized each of the drives. I have a Fujitsu that caught a bug. But in my situation, the hard disk can't be detected after 2 years using it. Sata Driver For Windows Xp Have Gateway deliberately crippled these low-end units so that they ONLY load Vista?

rosco at proposedsolution.com Email me at the above. December 18, 2007 Robin People, Just disable SATA in BIOS (ENTER SETUP WHEN STARTING COMPUTER) Wayyy easier. Many thanks…for Toshiba users here is the European website with xp drivers… http://fr.computers.toshiba-europe.com/cgi-bin/ToshibaCSG/download_drivers_bios.jsp?service=FR…it is in French but who cares…drivers worked for my L45 (i selected l40 series)…happy hunting… December 9, 2007 Again, good luck KB February 21, 2008 Gateway-123 Has anybody installed Win2008 server on a vista machine ( that has a SATA)?

I've looked on eBay, but none of the are actual Gateway restore discs - they're driver updates only that require XP to already be loaded. but problem with wind 7. It has been a literal nightmare trying to get XP on this machine to the point where I've scoured the internet for a means or a tutorial on how to, and You can set it to IDE mode.

Help, please. thank you!