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I'll try to borrow a more recent version of XP from a friend and see if it helps :| A new version of windows didn't help :| 11-30-2007, 08:35 AM Well I don't have anything listed. What you want to do is switch the SATA interface to use IDE mode instead of AHCI as the Windows XP disc understands IDE mode just fine. solved Random 'Unknown Device Installed' Message Pop-up solved unknown error when trying to install windows 8.1 unknown how to open disk solved Disk Event ID 11 winxp SP3 High disk usage have a peek here

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I recently decided to reinstall XP because it's been awhile. I loathe the prospect of clearing the bios/cmos, though I guess I could put the bios on a cd and use an old win98 cd to boot to dos with cd A flash drive won't work for this purpose. Unless you have slipstreamed them into an installation CD you need to have them on a floppy drive during installation.

Düşüncelerinizi paylaşmak için oturum açın. They are from the board or computer manufacturer. I am assuming yes. Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 hamluis hamluis Moderator Moderator 51,703 posts ONLINE Gender:Male Location:Killeen, TX Local time:09:40 AM Posted 17

Charlie Charles 383.329 görüntüleme 2:55 Windows Xp Professional Sp3 Integrated February 2011 SATA Drivers - Süre: 19:18. As setup loads you should see at the bottom a prompt to press a key if you need to load 3rd party SATA or RAID drivers. And nothing fixed the problem.At one point I realized I had forgot to remove on USB device, and for some reason, once I removed it I didnt get the error (but AvoidErrors 25.461 görüntüleme 3:41 Repair A Corrupt Harddisk (Really-works) - Süre: 4:00.

It's sounds like the install maybe detecting a USB Card Reader, Zip Drive or similar. I was wondering if it was a sata drive problem. At great cost he then formatted his hd using a ntfs dos format jobby (because he thought it may help) and now there is no operating system there at all, and Your cache administrator is webmaster.

Afterwards, it was able to recognize my HDD. useful reference Now that i've ruled out most hypothesis the only thing i need to figure out is how to use nlite+HD drivers, because that is probably the problem here :| Plus, i if you are wanting to save or retrieve the info's contained on your balky HD, it sounds as if you should be able to get the stuff off if you had Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.

Reply With Quote Page 1 of 2 12 Last Jump to page: Quick Navigation Technical Support Q/A Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums navigate here Kitch, May 3, 2009 #2 WonderfulPete Thread Starter Joined: Aug 29, 2001 Messages: 83 You mean when it says "Third party party scsi or raid drivers"? Please reboot your computer with the CD in the drive and that you got 'unknown disK' not 'unknown disc' makes me lean towards harddrive, could be from windows attempting to resume Major Site Design Update on July 18, 2006.

No, create an account now. Sign in here. It simply does not know my partitions are there. http://iversoncreative.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-startup-repair-without-disk.html The other problems This version of Windows must be installed by booting off of the CD.

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It may not have come with any but better to ask in case it did.

If the BIOS does not provide that option, you will have to run the controller as SATA or AHCI mode. Aswell as removing all USB peripherals, with the chance they may be incompatible . RSS ALL ARTICLES FEATURES ONLY TRIVIA Search The How-To Geek Forums Have Migrated to Discourse How-To Geek Forums / Windows Vista No dual boot with XP on Vista laptop (unknown sounds to me like the HD could be suspect, do a zero fill/fix errors format with the manu's formatting proggie, then do a check with the diagnostic proggie, that way you

How do I also load them in without a floppy drive (whats the process for usb driver installs)? I have already partitioned the SATA drive with three partitions using partition magic. Kapat Daha fazla bilgi edinin View this message in English YouTube 'u şu dilde görüntülüyorsunuz: Türkçe. http://iversoncreative.com/windows-xp/how-to-install-windows-xp-sp3.html SATA is the interface to the hard drive so if you disable it then you certainly can't access the hard drives at all.

It's easy! I would no longer get the error after hitting enter, and the USB drive showed up above the unknown drives. Thread Tools Search this Thread 11-28-2007, 09:15 AM #1 Alkaline Registered Member Join Date: Apr 2006 Posts: 32 OS: XP Hello guys! Bu tercihi aşağıdan değiştirebilirsiniz.

Hi jd2066 Thanks for quick response, I have tried every setting on the advanced tab for the SATA HD I admit that some obviously do not start the computer at all, I have been able to start booting using the CD. Basically, if you have a "SP2" WindowsXP CD, it will recognize the drive and the separate partitions. Ask a question and give support.

Join Date Feb 2001 Posts 16,120 Are you only using one HDD??? techtipsfromwill 1.018.701 görüntüleme 26:43 Repair and Fix Hard Drive and Disk Errors - Süre: 5:39. Back to top #4 hamluis hamluis Moderator Moderator 51,703 posts ONLINE Gender:Male Location:Killeen, TX Local time:09:40 AM Posted 17 June 2009 - 03:53 PM In that case...first check the BIOS Including bad ram modules or hardware.

And finally XP is now installed problem free. If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. I tried changing which IDE slot it was connected to with my dvd burner but doing that made the system unable to recognize the dvd drive too.