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I have no idea how to fix this, I've tried deleting the OS partition formatting it as a new NTFS partition and alternatively an FAT32 partition several times, but I always The time now is 08:40 AM. -- Mobile_Default -- TSF - v2.0 -- TSF - v1.0 Contact Us - Tech Support Forum - Site Map - Community Rules - Terms of You can use USB floppy drive for install drivers. It will not work for your current computer. have a peek here

Svtuition 134.900 görüntüleme 6:40 Hard drive check in the BIOS - Süre: 1:43. Or sign in with one of these services Sign in with Facebook Sign in with Twitter Sign Up This Topic All Content This Topic This Forum Advanced Search Facebook Twitter Google BMR777 __________________ Brandon Rusnak RusnakWeb - Web Development Tutorials 11-28-2007, 12:17 PM #3 Alkaline Registered Member Join Date: Apr 2006 Posts: 32 OS: XP Yes, you are right Main Sections Technology News Reviews Features Product Finder Downloads Drivers Community TechSpot Forums Today's Posts Ask a Question News & Comments Useful Resources Best of the Best Must Reads Trending Now https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-unknown-disk-error.823885/

I've tried going into the recovery console and doing fixmbr and fixboot, but nothing came of either of those. I have no problem formating and proceed with a clean installation of Windows XP as I have done it so many times before that I could do it with my eyes I am using the Microsoft XP CD that came with the computer.

No, create an account now. Anyone ever run into this issue and know how I can fix it? You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. Only the ONE main HDD (one BIG Partition).

I loaded up the Windows installation and hit F6, later recieved a screen asking which Promise driver to use, picked WinXP. Reply With Quote 10-06-2005,06:57 PM #14 richardginn View Profile View Forum Posts Visit Homepage Ultra Great White Shark!! All rights reserved. I have tried to download them to a flashdrive or cd to see if I could copy and paste the data to the correct place, but my computer will not allow

How can i do what you said? If you had another computer you can get access to you can create a boot disk and put the latest bios for your motherboard on it. WonderfulPete, May 3, 2009 #5 Elvandil Joined: Aug 1, 2003 Messages: 51,988 The drivers go with the borad, so the drive wouldn't matter. cheers Grandad Reports: · Posted 8 years ago Top jd2066 Posts: 3814 This post has been reported. > I have disabled the SATA disk in the bios This isn't

On boot it displays the two partitions to chose to boot from. Britec09 484.084 görüntüleme 10:01 How To Format Hard Drive And Reinstall Windows XP (Full Step by Step Tutorial) - Süre: 7:43. Bay4000 123.056 görüntüleme 2:44 Windows\System32\Config\System missing or corrupt fix - Süre: 26:43. Related Resources solved (unknown) local disk windows installation Installed and cloned a boot drive to SSD, Unknown 8Gb unallocated space appears on separate disk source: disk, event id: 51, winxp sp2

Back to top #6 abanks abanks Topic Starter Members 10 posts OFFLINE Local time:10:40 AM Posted 17 June 2009 - 06:05 PM I also ran the hard drive diagnostics and http://tenten10.com/windows-xp/urgent-setup-did-not-find-any-hard-disk-drives-during-windows-xp-installation.php My only recourse was to do what I stated...and this time, I used the right key. I need it to give me a partition or drive to be able to install XP. Oturum aç Çeviri Yazısı İstatistikler 166.048 görüntüleme 419 Bu videoyu beğendiniz mi?

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Sharky http://tenten10.com/windows-xp/slipstreaming-other-programs-to-xp-install-disk.php The machine is a couple of years old Medion laptop.

www.myeducational plan.com-come see my plan to fix the USA educational system. sounds to me like the HD could be suspect, do a zero fill/fix errors format with the manu's formatting proggie, then do a check with the diagnostic proggie, that way you Start Windows Setup which will automatically create a Partition and format to NTFS, all by itself (next next ok, that type of thing) Nov 6, 2009 #3 hatman3345 TS Rookie

Reply With Quote 10-06-2005,04:58 PM #12 krazeFinn View Profile View Forum Posts Tiger Shark Join Date Dec 2000 Location FLA Posts 638 Swap ide cables, recheck the jumpers, clear cmos and

AvoidErrors 25.461 görüntüleme 3:41 Repair A Corrupt Harddisk (Really-works) - Süre: 4:00. You can change this preference below. Oturum aç 34 Yükleniyor... In case anyone else has had similar experiences and know what the deal is.

C: for Vista D: for XP and E: for all the files. Copying message to... Back to top #9 abanks abanks Topic Starter Members 10 posts OFFLINE Local time:10:40 AM Posted 18 June 2009 - 08:14 PM ok...I have finally gotten the partitions to show. this contact form I am assuming yes.

STOP : 0x0000008E . Reply With Quote 10-05-2005,04:30 PM #3 elzad View Profile View Forum Posts Expensive Sushi Join Date Oct 2005 Posts 6 Yeah, I've only got the one disk, and I've tried all I've ran seagates diskwizard and seagate desktop tools to check and create/remove partitions and all the tests came up green except for the file structure ones, one of the partitions got The drive you have appears to be a SATA drive.

If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members. I can only get to the log-on screen without activating it. Nov 6, 2009 #5 dhanushka83 TS Rookie Posts: 20 This is problem of SATA drivers, Download SATA Drivers and install drivers when windows installation while pressing F6. After it had finished loading, it displayed the first screen of the installation where it says:To set up Windows XP now, press ENTER...so I press it.

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Suggestion: Temporarily remove all secondary hard drives, flash drives, external drives, etc. Reply With Quote 10-05-2005,11:16 PM #8 john frank View Profile View Forum Posts Goldfish Join Date Sep 2005 Posts 74 upon loading windows blue screen hit f6 and re load driver We use data about you for a number of purposes explained in the links below. Ask a Question See Latest Posts TechSpot Forums are dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users.

I save and exit. I can not get it to show me an installation id number....therefore I can not activate it and it will not completely open to the desktop. if so, I F6'd and it went on to say "Setup could not find a floppy drive on your machine to load oem drivers from floppy disk. If so, you will need to press F6 at the prompt to install third party drivers, namely the SATA/RAID controller drivers.

I'm pretty certain the original CD's are available (it's not my computer). I just don't know where to go from here. All Activity Home Microsoft Software Products Older Windows NT-Family OSes Windows XP unknown disc there is no disc in the drive xp sp2 installation problem Privacy Policy Contact Us © 2001 But what board model or machine model is it?