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install cant find hdd

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by tokerofthehugesp, Jan 12, 2013.

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  1. tokerofthehugesp

    tokerofthehugesp Thread Starter

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    i have an acer aspire 5315 series model no icl50. i have wiped the hard drive and i am trying to install win xp the first bit went ok (loading files). the next bit "press enter to install windows xp now. well after i press enter it says setup did not find any hard disk drives installed in your computer. there is a hdd in my computer, i ran ubcd hdd diagnostics on it and found no problems at all. help please
     
  2. dai

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    xp has no native support for sata

    set it to be seen as ide in the bios
     
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