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I chose COMPATIBILITY and it worked great! I finally got my Gateway GT5630E vista pc downgraded to Windows 2003. October 31, 2007 Arjun Jain Dont bother will all this, first try to disable the sata scsi stuff in the bios, it will work then. there's never a "Cabs" folder after downloading or extracting). this contact form

my system will hang/freeze. i had used nlite utility but i won't. When the installation got closer to the finish line, I received an error :- "line 0 of hivesft.inf is corrupted. Thank you very much!

Xp Doesn't Recognize Hard Drive

Ewerythink just as it is writen as downloadet the latest Intel drivers and nothing??? Use the UP and DOWN keys to select an item in the list." But the only thing in the list are the words "Unkown drive" and "" repeated four times. Windows Setup sees hard drive, Bios does not. 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

THANKS February 9, 2008 absconder i love you. Great! was stuck on this for 2 days straight!!! Hard Drive Not Detected While Installing Windows 7 February 4, 2008 grateway @doror if i recall correctly i think it's an .exe because it is a self-extracting zip file.

Report JohnMaroto- Jun 17, 2010 09:36PM I have a Acer Aspire One, but the Bios has the "InsydeH20 Setup Utility, and "Main", has only the following options: System TIme System Date Hope this information can help those need the drivers, big hint. ^_^ December 5, 2007 vipashwa bajracharya Thanks a million, billion, zillion and whatever number comes after that. About Press Copyright Creators Advertise Developers +YouTube Terms Privacy Policy & Safety Send feedback Test new features Loading... navigate to this website I have the same issue.....

It will boot Ubuntu 7.10 but crashes on shut down so I am afraid to try to install it. Windows Xp Not Recognizing External Hard Drive What do i need to do to make it normal size? January 21, 2008 ahmed ghoniem thank you man January 23, 2008 Gateway2 Gateway 2: Thanks for the great tip to all the fellow geeks out here. Can anyone help me or does anyone know what to do?

Windows Xp Install Not Detecting Hard Drive

Didn't know there was one. Just finished recovering 5 SATA hard drives of various sizes with this method. Xp Doesn't Recognize Hard Drive What is even more bizarre is the strange twilight zone I have entered whilst trying to fix this issue. Sata Hard Disk Drivers For Windows Xp Download I can not find the Raid controller driver though..

This took seconds and fixed the issue. weblink Once I did this I was golden, well apart from missing drivers in XP. I have a Fujitsu that caught a bug. November 27, 2007 anup Excellent man!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Installed In Your Computer

Thanks a lot!!! Someone know why i have this problem and hot to fix it? But i want win XP an additional OS to be installed. http://brrian.net/hard-drive/unable-to-detect-external-hard-drive-wd.html Xp does not see hard drives but bios does.

it worked. Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Installed In Your Computer Server 2003 Change to IDE mode, worked! So specific questions:1) How does one know what drivers should be updated?

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Since the latter was PNP I went with that one. You will get a message that it cannot find any hard drives. Btw, I have a Sony Vaio Thanks in advance, Dogan January 25, 2008 xCodez Wow. Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Windows 7 IT WORKS!!

It always blue screens when it says starting windows. December 1, 2007 Jose A Arroyo Thanks, i was able to run setup with HP dv2000 December 2, 2007 Micheal Hi there thanks for this - i have HP 530 - I needed a dual-boot, so I got the error listed above. http://brrian.net/hard-drive/unable-to-detect-hard-disk-seagate.html Can't download Windows Service Pack 3 to XP (Gateway NX560).

I am trying to install Windows XP in my HP Pavillion dv2660. Note that it doesn't really matter which of the *.inf files you choose, because it will select all files in the folder anyway." I DON'T RECALL EXTRACTING ANY DRIVER FILES PRIOR Hopefully the sum of the comments posted here, plus contributions from others who managed to ‘downgrade' successfully will add up to a solution for you and many others. 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

It work perfect! February 12, 2008 depender rana I am using Hp pavillion Dv2701 tu i want to downgrade from vista to Xp but it shows now hardisk found in bios it does not Thanks for giving to the community! You can set it to work in AHCI mode, or IDE mode.

on Intel website, I saw a table that had the Intel chipset information. 5a. baggoth1971Dec 8, 2011, 4:09 AM I'm having the same issue, except Gateway will not give me (or even let me buy from them) the original restore disks. You can follow him on Google+ if you'd like. I looked on the HP website for the drivers needed for XP and the only ones there were some EXE files.

Ran the tool from: http://www.gtopala.com/siw-download.html 2. Is there any other way left? Does anybody have any advice. 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.