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If both drives are connected to the same cable, one will have to be jumpered as a slave and connected to the center connector on the ribbon. I cannot reformat, I cannot change the drive letter, nothing. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 25, 2007 3:35 PM PST In reply to: Win Xp won't recognize SATA hard drive http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone/newsgroups/reader.mspx?dg=microsoft.public.windowsxp.setup_deployment&tid=9724c9e5-a013-4a2a-8263-89099a773b9b&cat=en-us-ms-winxp&lang=en&cr=US&sloc=en-us&m=1&p=1 Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - BIOS settings Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, have a peek at these guys

But it shows up in Vista home premium hard drive,[I have Disc] and in XP Professional [I have Disc.]spare installed hard drive, The downside is that I cannot replace installed software, I can't see it in Windows Explorer (double-click on My Computer) but I can access it through a command prompt and through Internet Explorer. Discussions cover Windows 2003 Server, Windows installation, adding and removing programs, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, and other OS-related questions.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion Win Xp won't recognize SATA hard drive I dont have any vista disk to recover nor can the default F11 can recover (cant find boot device), at can I do? - Urgent November 12, 2007 abhijit I am http://ccm.net/forum/affich-39282-xp-can-t-recognize-hard-drive-for-os-install

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March 14, 2008 Jothi thanks a lot it helped me to finish off my work and go home early. March 10, 2008 grateway My opinion is that if all those who are still struggling to make this work and all those who managed to use this and other resources to The problem is when the Windows reestart ti begin to install the OS in the local disc. January 28, 2008 rami I bought Gateway model m-6750,tired in installing win 2003,with the above methods.Gateway users really pissed off.can any one help on this?Millian thanks if any one mail some

March 31, 2008 chewie Windows sux. WinXP SP3 finds the drive and tells me it's ready to use, but it doesn't show in My Computer or Disk Management. you should include this link in the tutorial though (http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfr…..mp;lang=en) most of the time this driver should work. Windows Xp Doesn't See Hard Drive January 2, 2009 anon Thanks, it worked for me!

October 19, 2007 jet431 Thanx for the great guide, last night I finally got it all installed and working……… (Though the internet port still isn't working, but that is another issue….) Sata Hard Disk Drivers For Windows Xp Download January 10, 2009 Aquila Pete, it's simple: ask your IT administrator! On the other hand I purchased a SG SATA drive and it required to be initialized, partitioned, and formatted. http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/solved-xp-doesnt-recognize-hard-drive-258233.html First you'll be prompted for the "Windowsinstallation", which really means your XP install CD.

Thanks for your help. Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Installed In Your Computer So plz help me anybody and how to recover it?. The funny thing is I did get XP successfully installed before using SP2 and this same method, but when with the SP3 I have now the above happens. It did not appear as a disk either in Disk Management.

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Anyone has a solution please? http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows/find-your-missing-usb-drive-on-windows-xp/ Ciao!!! Windows Xp Not Recognizing External Hard Drive I need Someone to pl ease help me out…..i have shrink the C: given the other one G:….and i have apply the other settings which i saw in the FORUM.i NEED Windows Xp Install Not Detecting Hard Drive The 32-bit version will see only the Protective MBR.

by R. Sorry to be a nuisance. Keep on operating with you rhead in the sand-I'll see you in a few years when I still have job opportunites because I'm wiling to support ANY type of OS. XP SP3 should work on 1TB but not a 1.5TB! Sata Driver For Windows Xp

Thankyou. BIOS listed the new and old disks (both disks are SATA). EXCELLENT. http://tenten10.com/windows-xp/vista-won-t-recognize-my-ipod.php i am facing these problme sinc last two months now i have to creat new profile and re-configer outlook , etc.

The install will then be able to see the hard drive. External Hard Disk Not Detected In Windows Xp cheers. While I connect it with RJ45, when I try to set it up by USB, windows cannot recognize it….

November 24, 2007 Dinu Golescu It worked perfectly on a Toshiba Satellite L40.

However, after set up copy all files, my laptop reboot and it keep going back to the beginning of the process ( I did not hit any key to read from Please let me know how to solve this November 17, 2007 Blago Simeonov Thank you very, very, very much!!!! Usually it is Intel, and their site is actually ok once you have the CORRECT info. Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Installed In Your Computer Server 2003 There MUST be a way to assign a drive letter…but how?

I searched for "external usb drive will not mount in windows-xp" to get here. Thanks a lot!!! I appreciate this howto page as i had done it once before with a card reader but forgot how i did it this page has reminded me. March 14, 2008 Sonny Breaks Brilliant - XP would not recognise my second USB device.

March 1, 2008 Tim Hensel I was going nuts with a Lenovo Z61M laptop. cheers Jothi March 14, 2008 mysticgeek @ Sonny Breaks … you shouldn't have to reformat the HD. @ Jothi Thanks for your comment! i have a toshiba satellite A205-s5000 laptop, which has VERY BASIC bios options, and none of those which u mentioned. You can use Winimage to extract them, which is a shareware software, but you can use it during the trial period for free.

July 10, 2007 Will Connecting to Disk Manager service… (This program is not responding) Well, now I'm screwed. Gateway-123 February 26, 2008 bathman Grateway, I'm also unfortunate enough to own a Gateway MT6223b and have got everything working under XP except the sound card and card reader before I Thanks A L O T guys/gals. Any help would be appreciated as have all the above suggestions/advice have helped.

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I am seeing hundreds of people like me, who are fed up with Vista and want to return to XP, yet are being stopped from doing so by the ridiculous combination The Bios doesn't have the Sata Native option and I've tryed with the same file the guide uses and it doesn't work. MUAHH!! The Plug and Play installation seemed to work but it does not appear on my list of drives.

had someone send me a disc to repair it,, how am I to repair it when it is the drive that runs the disc etc.