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offtrackJan 30, 2012, 3:52 AM not spam, just answering (try to) all the questions (im a retired tech, 36years at tech.)windows update.to up date;you can do it auto or manualto up Make sure any hard disk drives are powered on and properly connected to your computer, and that any disk-related hardware configuration is correct. God Bless Reply MrCrispy says: January 6, 2011 at 07:05 Worked like a dream ! Sign in here. http://tagnabit.net/windows-xp/installing-windows-xp-pro-sp3-on-wiped-hard-drive.php

Reply Rob L says: February 15, 2012 at 16:02 Josh, same problem here - MS KB advises this is (likely) a missing driver issue. September 11, 2007 Chip nLite worked like a champ. Helpful +10 Report geoffery Jul 20, 2010 at 06:57 AM u need to disable the sata native support in the bios and the install it Helpful +7 Report babu May 17, 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

Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Windows Xp

It work perfect! sorry for the trouble guys but if anyone can help me find drivers for my laptop I'd appreciate it. Reply Nano says: January 19, 2014 at 11:14 It worked thank you!

Anzeige Autoplay Wenn Autoplay aktiviert ist, wird die Wiedergabe automatisch mit einem der aktuellen Videovorschl√§ge fortgesetzt. There are about 16 total different options when in the 3rd party SCSI or RAID driver screen. Windows will find it and install the drivers needed. Hard Drive Not Detected While Installing Windows 7 Reply HAREESH says: July 26, 2014 at 04:23 That was great tip… Really helpful Reply Jaden says: December 29, 2014 at 21:19 Thanks Raju, this worked on an older PC.

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. Windows Xp Install Not Detecting Hard Drive Usually it is Intel, and their site is actually ok once you have the CORRECT info. Basically, you'll burn a new installation disc with your version of XP and the SATA driver in it so you don't need to press F6.You'll need a utility such as NLite The only problem is that almost every manufacturer seems to distribute their drivers in floppy disk image form, even though the computer they are for doesn't have a floppy drive.

It will boot Ubuntu 7.10 but crashes on shut down so I am afraid to try to install it. Xp Doesn't Recognize Hard Drive Thanksss March 10, 2008 grateway Hi andy does your xp install cd work correctly on another machine? Thank you for the tip. If you want to run in AHCI mode, then you MUST do this......2.

Windows Xp Install Not Detecting Hard Drive

Reply sayham says: August 28, 2011 at 08:06 hi i have a Gigabyte G41M-ES2L motherboard. http://www.computing.net/answers/windows-xp/bios-does-not-detect-sata-hdd/200182.html Any suggestions? Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Windows Xp 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 Reply RW says: September 19, 2013 at 23:18 Cheers Reply RW says: September 19, 2013 at 23:19 v Reply rj says: September 22, 2013 at 15:44 i v only option as

I am an indian living in China. useful reference Before, i was tried with the F6 key when the windows is instaling and i can select the driver from the floppy. If you click the Insert button, you can choose between adding a single driver or adding a folder of drivers. I can not find the Raid controller driver though.. Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Windows 7

Just go to their support/downloads section and pick the model of your computer. I'm gonna try it this weekend. However XP setup still cannot go further. my review here i have a more problem, my battery charging light is flashing continuously(orange colour).

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. Sata Driver For Windows Xp long live xp! I really had a hard time installing OS before i came across ure tips.

i have the extensa 5620 so i would really like to know January 17, 2008 shaliX Great job, dude.

This article explains which USB floppy drives are supported by the Windows installation process. I don't need Vista for anything. Thanks for giving to the community! Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Installed In Your Computer Server 2003 Thanks again!

Two years ago, I installed Windows XP on both this computer as well as my wife's SR5050NX and did not encounter this problem at that time. i cant fix it, always crashing,. If you don't have a floppy drive in your computer (who does anymore), then you'll need to use a process called slip-streaming to integrate the storage drivers into your XP installation http://tagnabit.net/windows-xp/installing-windows-xp-with-a-flash-drive.php The browser version you are using is not recommended for this site.Please consider upgrading to the latest version of your browser by clicking one of the following links.

The same error message come out redundantly if I hit f5. Want to insatl XP but keep gettting error meaasge ‘cant find hard disk'! Depending on your board, do one of the following: Go to the Configuration > SATA Drives menu, set Configure SATA to IDE Go to the Advanced > Drive Configuration menu, set Thank you.

If Windows Setup successfully detects your hard disk this time then go ahead and perform the Windows Setup. And,Then repeat, only reconnect the hard drive and listen for it to spin up.Switch power cables with a device like a CDROM or DVDROM drive, so that you are using a Reply webleet says: July 23, 2011 at 16:14 I have a Gateway 450sx4 laptop I got from a reclamation sale with no hard drive. February 4, 2008 grateway excellent.

Thanks Reply Adrienne says: June 30, 2014 at 12:08 Hey, I just bought a new ASUS Notebook PC and I want to install a disc that has practice exams on it Du kannst diese Einstellung unten ändern. Very useful info. I tried all the things what u mentioned, but unfortunately it did not work & i get same message with blue screen.

I had to disable flash module and switch from AHCI to ATA on a Dell. I got an error, can you please help me out: I installed nLite, created XPISO diirectory on my newly partitioned drive. if not can call me on +91-9819000732 Reply hp user says: July 7, 2013 at 05:56 Thank you, very helpful article! Please reply to this message if you require further assistance with this issue. ----------------------------------------------------- Gotta love it!

Should I keep on using "compatibility" setting? Ran Nlite, but still need the drivers to add to the ISO. I have a Toshiba Satellite L40-14Y Originally with Windows Vista. Thanks, and sorry, my english SUCK!!!