Can't format from Vista to XP

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LegallyBrunette

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I have a toshiba Satellite A200 PSAE6C-TH70DC when I try to reformat from vista to xp says no HD, I do understand that it is a SATA HD but cannot find on the toshiba site for the drivers for that HD and yes I do have a Floppy drive, helpppppp:confused:
 

crjdriver

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You are in luck; at least toshiba has xp drivers. Many laptop makers do not provide xp drivers for their vista laptops.

After you make the floppy, boot with your xp CD [cd set as first boot device] Right after the "Press any key to boot from CD" msg, you will see setup begin to load. At the bottom of the screen, you will see a prompt "Press F6 to load scsi/mass storage driver] You only have a a few seconds to press the F6 key so be ready. Setup continues for a few min then it will ask for the floppy disk. Just follow the prompts and it should load the driver for you and show your hd.
 
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