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Now, I've got XP set up but I'm lacking just a few more drivers. thanks! It Didn't work. Download WinImage from Winimage.com Download nLite from nliteos.com JOIN THE DISCUSSION Tweet Lowell Heddings, better known online as the How-To Geek, spends all his free time bringing you fresh geekery on http://hcsprogramming.com/windows-xp/setup-did-not-find-any-hard-disk-drivers.php

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 nLite will prompt you to select your driver. nLite will copy all the necessary files off the XP installation and into the temporary folder. Using the drive mode: During boot, enter the BIOS setup by pressing F2.

Xp Doesn't Recognize Hard Drive

March 2, 2008 bathman Grateway, Thank you very much for your help. December 19, 2007 Brandon I have an IBM Lenovo. 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 I looked on the HP website for the drivers needed for XP and the only ones there were some EXE files.

  1. Files extract to the CCabs\D00455-001-001 folder on your hard drive.2.
  2. The connector on each end should "latch" into the socket on the drive and on the mboard, or on the drive controller card - it should not move when you merely
  3. Was a good learn as well.
  4. January 29, 2008 rami Mr.Jake made some undecent personnal comments..May be i am wrong in commeting Gateway but i got tired,may be I don't have so much expertise but i don't
  5. I had stupidly misread the chipset - I thought it was an Intel 943GML, but it was actually an Intel 945GM.
  6. Anmelden 423 33 Dieses Video gefällt dir nicht?
  7. nathan March 10, 2008 nathan palmer also regarding my last comment i tried disabling stata in bios and cant find it anywhere.
  8. It is so nice to be back to XP instead of the awful Vista the machine comes with!
  9. Well anyway after seven days of dicking around, I finally got XP installed on my MT6223B (MA7).
  10. Its better to incorporate the HD SATA drivers to the XP Installation CD.

If your computer does not have an internal floppy disk drive, an external USB drive can be used instead.Download the driver file to the desktop, and then perform the following steps.1. I tried this and to my supprise, it works!! How do No sata hard drive in bios but show in windows xp solved Bios doesn't see my ssd, but Windows 10 does Bios "sees" hard drive, but XP boot disk Windows Xp Not Recognizing External Hard Drive Fantastic Job.

December 3, 2007 Shaahin I've been messing with same problem. Thanks for the walk-through! Thanks again January 30, 2008 Malou Escasa My hero! you could try here The SATA cable connectors did not have the latches and apparently were not making a good connection, most likely to the motherboard header.

thank u so much! Sata Driver For Windows Xp I checked drivers with proper model ie intel's SATA chipset comes in various model intel 82801HEM/HBR GS etc so we need to get the apt driver and incorporate it with iso at any time.so, now i can install XP on any box...... We can still extract the drivers using an application called WinImage.

Windows Xp Install Not Detecting Hard Drive

Should I leave SATA mode at IDE for good? =D Helpful +0 Report victorh2000 Mar 15, 2009 at 03:12 AM I had the same problem with a GATEWAY DX4720-03 computer model http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/boards-and-kits/desktop-boards/000006704.html This article save me :) February 26, 2008 Gateway-123 Grateway, Yes, Gateway Vista PC's CAN be downgraded to Windows 2000 or Windows 2003. Xp Doesn't Recognize Hard Drive Leave the top setting enabled but the sub setting disabled. Sata Hard Disk Drivers For Windows Xp Download This post illustrates clearly steps that one should follow.

I have been following these posts very closely & trying all of these solutions but have not had any success. see here i have a toshiba satellite A205-s5000 laptop, which has VERY BASIC bios options, and none of those which u mentioned. Products Learn & Develop Support USA (English) Sign In Sign In Field input is required Field input is required By signing in, you agree to our Terms of Service. 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 Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Installed In Your Computer

Gateway users: If you need any more clarification, post them here. Guess nobody has alerted them to get with the program. Rock Geek !!! this page First you'll be prompted for the "Windowsinstallation", which really means your XP install CD.

Edit/Delete Message Helpful +0 Report geekman2005 May 18, 2009 at 07:24 AM In a PC there is green button next to the bois if you press this 3 times it clear Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Installed In Your Computer Server 2003 January 29, 2008 grateway LOL is anyone actually reading these comments or simply posting at will… January 29, 2008 The Geek @grateway I often wonder that myself =) @Everybody: There's loads February 19, 2008 nan formatting on Toshiba Satellite U300 i hope it works.

It should go without saying that this is an advanced topic, so proceed with caution.

January 28, 2008 Jake Greetings, After countless hours of google and three or four new grey hairs, I bumped into your hidden gem on this issue. hahahah Helpful +3 Report mtandy Feb 1, 2010 at 12:10 AM I'm trying to install xp on and MSI laptop and the bios has not option to change the hard drive I am facing problem that is hard disk not found. Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Windows 7 Learn more You're viewing YouTube in German.

Any ideas where I could get the genuine Gateway restore disc? February 13, 2008 Munio Greeeeeeeaaaaaaaaaaaat!!! You could try an XP install if you have a disc, to help narrow down what could be wrong? Get More Info It will boot Ubuntu 7.10 but crashes on shut down so I am afraid to try to install it.

Cheers October 25, 2007 Marco Great fix…thanks!! I've been looking all day and then i just confused.. September 22, 2007 Cheeno Im sorry where in the hp website do you get the drivers i cant find it October 1, 2007 Wil Well, i had the same problem. there's never a "Cabs" folder after downloading or extracting).

Schließen Ja, ich möchte sie behalten Rückgängig machen Schließen Dieses Video ist nicht verfügbar. Remember me Forgot your Intel username or password? It would be nice if I could just convert this thing to straight XP. The hard drive that has a bootable partition must be made to be first in the list, Save bios settings.- or - in some bioses, the Boot Order or similar list

The above guide is fantastic, yet it seems many people still struggle. Thanks for your help, but also thanks for introducing this powerfull program, I can use this for all my PC builds! I tried downloading nLite software but i coulnt get it. but if you mess up?1: IDE /or Sata port, it will not boot2: or the internet driver , you cant get new drivers or updates, so you need 2 working computers,

Good Luck Helpful +1 Report john Mar 25, 2010 at 05:27 PM This is the only help I have found so far: http://www.howtogeek.com/...