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To quit Setup, press F3 Plase let me know step by step if possible how to boot my computer as I don't know how to check for SATA hard drive (enabled/disabled)in Let Windows XP setup finish. Hit the next button until you get to the screen for selecting drivers. Linux tools see the backup and think it is gpt but may get confused as it also has the MBR data. http://comvurgent.com/xp-not/xp-not-detecting-any-network-adapters.html

Leave the checkbox for automatic configuration checked, and do not manually change the drive in EasyBCD thereafter. Report Spidyweb05- Jul 25, 2010 at 07:54 AM Thanks, Problem solved!!! This will not help and will make it terribly difficult to get your dual-boot working again! Now try to install XP ( could be IDE Mode, Compatibility Mode or Legacy Mode - different BIOS use different terms ) some will say IDE instead of ATA) If there

I haven't tried disabling 'IDE Channel' as I didn't want to do that in case it's wrong and causes problems. Otherwise the computer wont see the drive when trying to install XP in some cases. I rebooted again into GParted and made a partition (NTFS - 50GB) and saved the work. Finding Drivers for XP The best place to search for drivers for your hardware is at the manufacturer's supportwebsite.

My Emacines listed "sata" ratherthan "ata" but I made the change and Windows XP is loading. Hi, Hopefully someone will be able to help here. Hmm..... So I'm guessing that didn't work.

I improvised and deleted all partitions by using GParted (thinking that Windows 7 was causing the problem because it can't downgrade that as an "upgrade"), so now all partitions (except "system At this point you can burn the ISO image to a CD, and then start your XP installation process. Disk size is 160086528 sectors (76.3 GiB) MBR disk identifier: 0x00083DFF MBR partitions: Can Be Can Be Number Boot Start Sector End Sector Status Logical Primary Code 1 * 2048 160086015 Report krypt- Sep 8, 2009 at 09:13 AM wow..

Once it starts up, you'll be prompted for your Windows installation, so you'll want to click the Browse button. had messed with this several hours with no sucess untill I saw your post. XP still cant find a hard drive and on start up I get a message grub rescue I also removed and put back the hard drive, any suggestions would be appreciated. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and

I just got a new HDD with the intention of making a partition for windows XP and some games, so I can use Ubuntu most of the time, but if I I will be over tomorrow to collect. . Thanks. –Mars Jun 12 '14 at 14:11 add a comment| Your Answer draft saved draft discarded Sign up or log in Sign up using Google Sign up using Facebook Sign Report donjolly- Jul 11, 2010 at 10:15 PM This worked Great!

If I do that, I assume the SATA issue will not exist?Thanks,Jim Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - That model will be a problem. I currently have a Fujitsu-Siemens Laptop which came with Vista installed (lucky me :-)). Fixparts - Repair broken partition tables (not overlapping issues) & delete Stray gpt data from MBR drives http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1705325 http://www.rodsbooks.com/fixparts/ First backup partition table, use your drive for sdX or sda, sdb thanks so much.

A lifesaver! One setting was called 'Serial ATA Controller' and this was set to enabled. Dalsan M July 31, 2013 at 8:17 am Try changing the hard drive setting in BIOS, from AHCI to IDE. Shinichi O August 12, 2013 at 4:01 pm you should try using a linux/ubuntu live cd and from there you can repartition your HD and format it as NTFS.

Put your Windows XP CD in the drive and press a key when you see the "Press any key to enter Windows Setup…" message. Thanks again! Any suggestions.

Worked like a charm!

every Dell I have worked on has one, although some use different terminology __________________ Rich 01-13-2010, 01:23 PM #10 samharrop Registered Member Join Date: Jan 2010 Posts: 10 SSL/TLS for this website satrow - 5,000 Posts Windows time completely out of... Your help is greatly appreciated! Disk /dev/sdc: 82.0 GB, 81964302336 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 9964 cylinders, total 160086528 sectors Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes /

This may involve running a manufacturer - supplied diagnostic or setup program. Your assistance will be of great help to me. In fact I have windows vista os which crashed down few days back and fortunately I was able to take a backup for my files using ubuntu. First you'll be prompted for the "Windowsinstallation", which really means your XP install CD.

edit this post current community chat Super User Meta Super User your communities Sign up or log in to customize your list. windows-xp hard-drive partitioning share|improve this question asked Jun 12 '14 at 13:19 Mars 257210 is the hard drive sata? –Keltari Jun 12 '14 at 13:36 Check BIOS But sometimes it does. [Solved] (Solved) XP can't recognize hard drive for OS install (Solved) 2nd Sata Hard Drive Not Recognized by Windows [Solved] (Solved) Helpful +217 Report Sysco Apr 20, Hovsep A July 31, 2013 at 8:01 am have you formatted the hard drive to NTFS?

Terry B July 31, 2013 Facebook Twitter Pinterest Stumbleupon Whatsapp Email My laptop has a Linux distro installed at the moment. My NTFS partition is not the primary-- it's on sdb2. here's the output from fdisk.... Please try the request again.

I have been strugging a lot with this issue... When you're presented with a screen that has a list of hard drives and partitions, use the arrow keys to select the empty NTFS partition you created in the previous section, A CCM membership gives you access to additional options. setup –The_aLiEn Jun 12 '14 at 14:00 Did so already, testing now. –Mars Jun 12 '14 at 14:01 | show 2 more comments 3 Answers 3 active oldest votes

But now I was trying to reinstall windows vista which unfortunately didn't happened and when I tried to install windows xp, I got the same message as jb did: Setup did Helpful +6 Report Mrbulate Jan 19, 2010 at 12:54 AM the disabling sata factor was so effective.. If you've got other ideas, leave them in the comments and I'll add them to this list. Booted the WinXP setup and same thing, can't detect anything but the USB device.

Honeywell Lyric: Which Smart Thermostat Should You Buy? Try reseting BIOS so that BIOS boot drive is the drive you are installing Windows into, so it will install its MBR to that drive. The util fdisk doesn't support GPT. You cannot install Windows XP by running the installer from within a newer version of Windows, instead, you'll have to boot from the CD: Make sure your BIOS is configured to