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If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). I hope someone here can tell me what drivers I should download in order to get back to good old XP. Is there any other way left? Safe, sure its not going to catch fire....?? http://wcsonline.org/windows-xp/windows-xp-external-hard-drive-not-showing-up.html

Leave the top setting enabled but the sub setting disabled. thank you sooooo soooooo much!! It was actually a really simple problem. this worked for me on my Compaq nx9420.

Windows Xp Not Recognizing External Hard Drive

Didn't know there was one. after the troubles ive had with Vista, i was really looking forward to getting back to XP… teh fact that i had to screw around with the extended install really made My dad's been a tech for close to thirty years, and he couldn't figure it out either. Burkhart Oh, by the way.

Ran Nlite, but still need the drivers to add to the ISO. Also, doing so means you are going to have a much slower computer than if you properly fix the error by using the right drivers. Yükleniyor... Windows Xp Install Not Detecting Hard Drive Note: If you chose to create an ISO, make sure to use the "Make ISO" button before you click Next.

Cheers October 25, 2007 Marco Great fix…thanks!! Xp Doesn't Recognize Hard Drive i formated the hard drive first not relay noing and when tried to install windows xp and i cant do nothing in windows because i have no operating system so how October 29, 2007 David Can anyone tell me where to find the device drivers for an HP 530 laptop? I have HP nx9420.

There are a few options that you can try, depending on how the manufacturer packed the files. External Hard Drive Not Detected Windows Xp again, thanks for the help everybody! Proffitt Forum moderator / November 11, 2007 4:32 AM PST In reply to: SATA Hard Drive not recognized by Windows XP You need the driver diskette. Hoorah!

  1. Report 91-bluebird- Feb 9, 2010 at 10:21 PM I have the same error, on my gateway mx6214, bios shows harddrive but xp doesnt see it, ubuntu does however, I need xp
  2. February 19, 2008 nan formatting on Toshiba Satellite U300 i hope it works.
  3. i also want to install xp on a vista laptop, n I also keep gettin the "cant find hard drive" error.
  4. Cheers January 4, 2008 satakin make sure you choose txtmode when you add the sata drivers January 4, 2008 Nie It works on Toshiba Satellite P205….

Xp Doesn't Recognize Hard Drive

January 2, 2008 Siwi Hey there, first of thanks for the guide u are providing. I am running xp. Windows Xp Not Recognizing External Hard Drive This error happens because your new computer has astorage controller that isn't supported natively in XP, usually an SATA (Serial ATA)controller. Sata Hard Disk Drivers For Windows Xp Download Works like a charm!!

SHOW ME NOW CNET © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. http://wcsonline.org/windows-xp/xp-doesn-39-t-recognize-hard-drive.html I'm a sign maker, not a computer tech. PIN Can connect to WiFi but never the... The SATA that I have is an Intel one. Sata Driver For Windows Xp

February 13, 2008 shasha oh my gosh i cant believe i finally did it!!! But, now after following your guide its back to XP glory.. January 6, 2008 emma ive tryed to do what was mentioned but having trouble finding the drivers to select could anyone help me? http://wcsonline.org/windows-xp/how-to-install-xp-on-external-hard-drive.html Saved my day after struggling for hours November 26, 2007 Joe Mangan Here's hoping your procedure works one of the students is going to try this procedure.

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. Windows Xp Does Not Recognize Hard Drive BIOS recognizes the new drive as does Device Manager. thanks alot!

I'm having a problem getting Windows XP to detect my installed Hard Drive.- The hard disk drive shows up in BIOS.

I lost my password and then I had to reformat hard drive using Ultimate Boot CD(UBCD). THEN the fun really begins - you need to learn nLite and make an XP "iso", which is a custom version of your XP disc that eliminates the standard SATA/RAID drivers Yükleniyor... Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Installed In Your Computer So specific questions:1) How does one know what drivers should be updated?

Cheers.. I am still having driver problems though. Siwi January 2, 2008 grateway For everyone who keeps saying "JUST DISABLE IT IN THE BIOS" please be aware that many machines, including my Gateway MT6223B have a super-crippled BIOS that this contact form My Gateway used an Intel chipset, and once I had identified it correctly (!) the Intel website gave me the drivers.

Please share your thoughts on drivers, ease of use, 32/64 bit, third party tools like nLite,Nero, pre and post installation issues. Thanks again January 30, 2008 Malou Escasa My hero! Any help would be appreciated. Nothing is highlighted.

Thanks much! 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. December 1, 2007 Town Thank you so much for this wonderful site to help a newbie like me to install XP on my laptop with Vista pre-installed. 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

The only problem is the Gateway STILL craps out on install. February 5, 2008 Kadir Excellent step by step information for using nLite. You will need to enter the the BIOS setup in order to verify their current state.   When you add a second drive to the system, it may be need to be