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Thanks much! TX Reply thenson says: August 14, 2007 at 9:51 pm I was told that I fried my mother board from a local docal {dumb corner guy) 2nd hand computor store. Jim December 27, 2012 6:26 am Reply # Greetings, Having an issue closely related to this post - On a windows vista machine (HP TouchSmart) the C: is showing up in First things to try are these: A. http://tcdownload.org/windows-xp/windows-xp-start-button-doesn-t-work.html

Reply Carina says: November 24, 2009 at 2:36 am Hello i wanted to ask, i'm trying to connect a previous sata hard drive onto friends computer to access some files so Any ideas? Well it sounded so simple but no matter what I do I cannot get the computer to recognize my old drive connected to the slave connecter on the cable. This is TOTALLY DESTRUCTIVE of data on the HDD you operate on, so check to be VERY SURE you are working on the new 640 GB WD unit!!! http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/260202-32-windowsxp-recognizing-full-hard-drive

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Sar September 26, 2013 10:49 am Reply # Hi, I am basic computer internet user. Next day, same thing happened. Chuck Kimmerle February 14, 2013 4:24 pm Reply # Trying to recover portable USB HD but, while it shows up in disk mgmt as healthy drive (it is not), it does

A little warning though don't over run the drive if it is a physical problem with the hard drive you may make the problem worse. Thanks. The HDD spins (that means power is clearly working), but the BIOS just doesn't pick it up. Sata Hard Disk Drivers For Windows Xp Download Having said that, this is a great article, A+.

Thats ok. Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Installed In Your Computer Where do you think is the problem? Guess it is dead even though it is new ( 4 months). http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/windows-xp-wrong-hdd-capacity.195629/ The best solution is to go into your setup menu and format the third hard drive to correspond to the primary hard drive.

yep - that has been noted a few times in this thread, however I think that for many people getting to grips with nLite is just a step too far in Windows Xp Not Recognizing External Hard Drive I see disk under Devices and Printers as USB to S-ATA now but everything is empty. at first i thought vista would be a mature, faster xp with a flashier skin that could be disabled, and i was happy to try it, being a forward-thinking person and Meanwhile, you and I both can check the WD website for a useful tool I know exists in some systems.

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

Thanks! http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/201144-windows-doesnt-recognize-full-capacity-hard-drive.html Thank you very very much. Xp Doesn't Recognize Hard Drive If they are all recognized correctly, let's move to the next section. Windows Xp Install Not Detecting Hard Drive Not concerned with data on the Hdd its all on an external drive.

God bless you man!!!! check over here When installing SATA drives, jumper settings usually aren't an issue. Should I try Cable select? long live xp! Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Installed In Your Computer Server 2003

I took it apart and reset the hdd as recommended but that did nothing. The problem that I had was the corrupt disk ( after adding the drivers and burning it thru a shareware burning software). Find your profile and you should see your Desktop folder. his comment is here Once I choose XP Pro , a messege appears "These operating systems have NOT been tested or released for this component" .

Thanks again! Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Windows 7 If the drive had data on it that you want to try and recover, we recommend NOT trying to partition or reformat the drive, as this data can be lost forever. Boot from the Ultimate Boot CD, and select the utility you want to use to clone the drive.

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Reboot your Vista computer 17. it just says "an error has occured". I've moved a lot of existing drives around but I guess the one I just installed was the first new out of the box drive I've installed and I didn't realize Hard Drive Not Detected While Installing Windows 7 Thank you in advance.

i am beginner. The ribbon cable is usually quite easy to remove. First you'll be prompted for the "Windowsinstallation", which really means your XP install CD. weblink Reply Cliff says: December 11, 2008 at 3:23 pm Dave, Thank you for taking the time and making the effort to publish these instructions.

Many many thanks in advance, David October 30, 2007 salah eldin Where did you get those drivers in your example pic???? I stumbled my way through the majority of these steps before I came across this site. Install windows Enable Sata again! December 23, 2012 Dave Is this a custom build?

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