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Problem with windows installation :(

Discussion in 'Windows & Other Software' started by watcher, 7 Mar 2006.

  1. watcher

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    Joined: 17 Dec 2005

    Posts: 57

    Location: Cyprus

    Hi all. i just finished setting up my new parts that arrived 2 day and i was going to install XP Professional. I formatted my HDD on my bros pc and i ran windows installation. It started OK but then i get an error saying :
    "Windows did not detect any hard drives on your system..." i formatted the HDD again and i still got the same message.
    Can any1 help me on this ? Id be very greatfull to any1 helping me with this.
    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Sputnik II

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    Joined: 5 Nov 2004

    Posts: 2,547

    If the Hard disk is SATA then you might need to load drivers for it. does the BIOS detect the hard disk?
     
  3. modo77

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    Joined: 31 Aug 2004

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    Sounds like that. Hit F6 when prompted by windows setup. Then stick the floppy with the sata drivers in. These should have come with your mb.
     
  4. watcher

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    Joined: 17 Dec 2005

    Posts: 57

    Location: Cyprus

    will try that. thanks guys :)