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I'm completely lost here… Thanks for your help February 20, 2008 grateway @LiderBoss I feel your pain. It almost seems like >it forgets the bios setting after a boot.. Has anyone come up against this before? ive been at it for 5 hours and it's still integrating drivers.. check over here

March 21, 2012 Dave Is this your main boot drive or a spare storage drive? Helpful +0 Report Rahat Jun 15, 2009 at 10:50 AM I did the same thing as suggested above xpcman however it still did not work. This worked perfectly. Sometimes that fixes weird problems like this.

Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Installed In Your Computer

I try a restore and got nowhere and system restore from dvd and message no hdd space, same with a win 7 disk I borrowed. This was my third XP cd burn before I had it working correctly. Choose “R” to run the Recovery Console. Any ideas, but please explain how to do things clearly if you reply, many thanks.

solved BIOS won't detect my HDD!! December 15, 2007 Sonia Thomas Hi, My laptop recently fell down and the hard drive got damaged and i had to replace it. i have no idea, though it seems like something easier than im looking for... Windows Xp Install Can't Find Hard Drive Also have this very basic BIOS setup with very few setup possibilities.

The trick is to find the right drivers, go to this site for info on nLite a tool for slipstreaming. it's amazing how vista can throw people - most people i speak to are annoyed to some extent about being stuck with it having bought a new pc. If >i turn off the computer and on again everything works >fine. why not find out more You can try and use WinRar to extract the file.

An IDE cable can support two devices, one as a Primary and one as a Secondary. Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Windows 7 Is it possible to use it to do a disaster recovery disk? It turns out that didnt help and i eventually fixed it by the usual jiggling of different connectors and components. Now, I've got XP set up but I'm lacking just a few more drivers.

Windows Xp Install Not Detecting Hard Drive

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. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1819019/windows-install-detect-hard-drive-bios.html Andy :-) March 9, 2008 grateway Andy - I couldn't follow exactly what you were saying, but I'm guessing that you need to get into the BIOS and change the startup Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Installed In Your Computer Thank you August 22, 2012 Dave Do you have another hdd you can test on that board? Sata Hard Disk Drivers For Windows Xp Download Also i loaded CMOS defaults just to try understand devices sequence order, and than i changed that to a diferent sequence just to see if Cmos change that sequence to defaults

So, summing it up, I am still without Internet connection. check my blog tried booting from and installing from an external hard drive in an enclosure connected via USB and it was a no go Windows won't run setup from external. Bios now does not list the hdd at all. Thanks a lot!!! Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Installed In Your Computer Server 2003

Join our forums …maybe some of the other techs will have ideas. and that's an understatement… THANK YOU ! :D January 29, 2008 dodolom Hey guys, I was on Intel's website to find the drivers I need but I can't seem to figure I downloaded and ran the executable, which extracted a file called f6flpy32.exe into a temporary directory. http://windowsrefund.org/hard-drive/cant-recognise-my-hard-drive-help.php Does this mean I don't need to integrate any drivers for the iso?

Have you tried adding it as a master on the secondary controller? Hard Drive Not Detected While Installing Windows 7 The jumper pins on the back of the drive should be set to Master for the Primary and Slave for the Secondary. Thanks much!

When I went to My Computer… the anticipated new Drive: F still wasn't there?

then what should i do.. December 18, 2007 Scott Wow, what a lifesaver…I thought I might be looking for a new job after fdisking this laptop thinking the XP CD would take care of the rest. By the way I can use this drive as external drive and it spins as well. Windows Xp Not Recognizing External Hard Drive I have Win XP genuin copy.

I recently had a problem with my computer booting up bios (no beeps, no visuals on screen). I've tried pretty much everything I can think of and will be going mad for the rest of the weekend untill I can call the company's tech support on Monday to September 11, 2007 Chip nLite worked like a champ. have a peek at these guys I drove me mad for about 2 weeks.

October 31, 2012 James So dave, i have a problem, not in the BIOS though. D41RQ Intel. Anyway, assuming that your BIOS is crippled (as mine was), and you still have Vista installed, then ensure you have looked in Device Manager (right-click ‘My Computer' > Properties > Hardware) If you open the case, you should see a battery that resembles a watch battery-but is about the size of a nickel.

I plug the new hdd to powersorce and sata socket and when i turn on the pc i can feel it runing, but when i enter in device manager i see

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