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i really need this help please help out as soon as possible November 28, 2007 Brandon How do I know which drivers I need to download? This makes the data contained on it inaccessible. If you are replacing your current drive and cloning it to your new drive, you will need to connect both drives. What I am not sure about is if the second hard drive should automatically store overflow data from the first drive same just as if the first drive were twice as http://liveterrain.com/hard-drive/is-it-possible-to-clone-an-external-drive-onto-an-internal-one.php

Discussions cover Windows 2003 Server, Windows installation, adding and removing programs, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, and other OS-related questions.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion How to get Windows XP to reconize Thanks! Don't force it. The Windows installation program requires the use of a USB floppy disk drive and the floppy disk that was created above.8. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/272323-30-windows-doesnt-sata-hard-drive-bios-does

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I installed a 1TB SATA drive and it showed up fine in the BIOS but XP acted like it didn't exist. I've looked on eBay, but none of the are actual Gateway restore discs - they're driver updates only that require XP to already be loaded. If you touch the side of the drive you should feel a slight vibration.

Well, thing is, I have 900GB of data on the drive that I cannot lose. Click on Disk Management and you will get a shown of partition hardisk on your computer 3). says: November 9, 2008 at 4:07 am You saved my ass man! Internal Hard Disk Not Detected What is the difference between "cat file | ./binary" and "./binary < file"?

Need to make sure the jumpers on the drive are set to ‘slave'. External Hard Drive Not Detected Microsoft support site did not have any relevant information. February 13, 2008 David L. navigate here A search led me here to resolve my problem, which apparently several people share: I also have an old internal drive (with data I would like to access) that I have

I feel really stupid. Windows Xp Install Not Detecting Hard Drive I think your title might have been a better one. =) May 1, 2007 Paul Rafferty A good article. I formatted my C drive (Windows XP Home SP2) and now I can't see my second hard disk on the Windows Explorer. I went through the mess of trying to open the System Volume Information folder and no such luck.

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GRACIAS DESDE ARGENTINA!!!! http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows/resolving-setup-did-not-find-any-hard-disk-drives-during-windows-xp-installation/ Select "Drivers" and then "Bootable ISO". Xp Doesn't Recognize Hard Drive Note: If you chose to create an ISO, make sure to use the "Make ISO" button before you click Next. Windows Xp Not Recognizing External Hard Drive Family photos are back!

November 12, 2007 Robert Well if you aim to please…. check my blog Thanks for the great advice. Just a thought? I have a Gateway laptop NX560.Thanks! Hard Disk Not Detected In Bios

what do i have to do to get the new c drive to work. July 12, 2007 Gordon I should also have mentioned that this external drive is via a USB port, and is direct, not through a hub. For Serial ATA drives (SATA), you don't need to worry about jumpers at all. http://liveterrain.com/hard-drive/wd-hard-drive-for-lap-top.php http://forum.pcmech.com/forumdisplay.php?f=40 Reply Big Ste says: September 26, 2007 at 4:43 pm Very helpful, thanks.

Can anyone help, I feel completely illiterate. Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Bios The ribbon cable is usually quite easy to remove. jitpublisherMar 25, 2010, 8:15 PM Here are the instructions directly from the Gateway support site, this is where you go to get the AHCI drivers for your Laptop, and apparently this

There were 2 USB 2.0 hard drives attached to my HP dv6000 laptop (running XP MCE) and a USB 2.0 hub.

Help! Gateway gave me this link http://support.gateway.com/support/drivers/docexpress.asp?st=pn¶m=1008652# which is different from the one I'd been working off of, but I think the downloads (and instructions) are the same just a lot more again, thanks for the help everybody! Hard Drive Not Detected Windows 10 Using Disk Manager the only option available to assign a drive letter seems to be to partition the drive, but I would assume that this would destroy the data.

If this article is too hard for you to understand, then perhaps you should look for another article somewhere else or wizen yourself up a little and come back for more. by R. Thanks a bunch David, I was really in a pickle. have a peek at these guys Guess nobody has alerted them to get with the program.

See MSDN http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms802377.aspx for an explanation. It had windows 2000 on it and i just want to save home movies on it. January 6, 2008 emma ive tryed to do what was mentioned but having trouble finding the drivers to select could anyone help me? Reply tysun says: August 12, 2007 at 5:44 pm I install a Sata WD drive into my w2k pc.

June 8, 2008 Paul You are the life savior. I have hooked everything up correctly as you described but when I boot up my computer it freezes on computer screen,when I disconnect the wires and restart it boots up normally?I Then I launched nLite, given the path of XP CD as English-PRO-i386. Tyler Thompson PCMechanic Editor-in-Chief [emailprotected] Reply steve scott says: November 6, 2007 at 4:09 pm hi i am having trouble installing my new sata harddrive i have pluged it in and

and i cant figure out how to get past this and what is wrong? It will NEVER, EVER be able to "see" an SATA drive unless you do 1 of these 2 things.1. I've figured out by trial and error it specifically has to be a conflict between my iPod 30 Gig video and a Seagate removal hard drive.