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Solved hard drive problem

Post by amir20001 on Mon Jan 04, 2010 2:51 am

when i try to install win xp on my laptop it tells me that there was no hard drive found.
i have tryed reflashing the bios 5 times 3 different verions
i'm like 9001% its not the harddrive
when i boot in to mini xp from hirens bot cd it boots up find and recogniese the harddrive. i have tryed running many tests on the hard drive and non of them find any problems
i'm downloading linux i dont think the os is the problem but i'm all out of ideas now
any ideas will be apreciated

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Solved Re: hard drive problem

Post by Doctor Inferno on Mon Jan 04, 2010 5:26 am

Hello,

In your BIOS, you have to disable an option to enable better SATA performance to install Windows XP.


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Post by amir20001 on Fri Jan 08, 2010 1:17 am

OMG Doctor Inferno I LOVE U (no homo:P) u have no idea how long i have been working on this.. the option was to nativity support sata (face palm) that dose not make any sense to me but what ever, as long as it works
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Post by Doctor Inferno on Fri Jan 08, 2010 3:39 am

No prob, glad I could help. Smile


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