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You truly are a great help to me. January 15, 2008 aaron To nicola, how do u do the bios thing on an extensa? December 18, 2007 Dan Hi, I'm trying this now and ill get back to you on if it worked! I now have a fully working XP setup on my Gateway MT6223b. get redirected here

Did you check all cables to the disk (power and data) from and to mainboard? I'm Page 1 of 2 1 2 > Thread Tools Search this Thread 11-19-2011, 10:52 PM #1 Twiztid_Ninja Registered Member Join Date: Dec 2010 Posts: 70 OS: Windows Select the Intel link. Disclaimer: The above steps are ONLY for Windows 2003 Standard, Enterprise (32 and 64 Bit ) and for Gateway machines. http://www.mydellmini.com/forum/dell-mini-9-hardware-issues-problems/22288-setup-cannot-access-disk-xp-usb-method.html

Setup Cannot Access This Disk While Installing Xp

Someone had posted up some details for another Gateway, and the salient points were that you must get the EXACT single RAID driver for your chipset for the nLite .iso that You'll have to try it and see what happens. Thanks in advance November 15, 2007 SAM88 hi , The Geek, I have a Fujitsu Siemens pi 2530 laptop. It will not open and I have to use a paper clip to pop the tray out.

Solved my problem. Försök igen senare. September 22, 2007 Cheeno Im sorry where in the hp website do you get the drivers i cant find it October 1, 2007 Wil Well, i had the same problem. Enter to retry or F3 to exit.

I finally got rid of Vista! Setup Cannot Access This Disk Solution ive been at it for 5 hours and it's still integrating drivers.. It always blue screens when it says starting windows. http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f108/solved-setup-cannot-access-this-disk-613615.html Then you have to get really messy and learn to use nLite, remove the RAID/SATA stock drivers from your XP install disc image, replace with TEXTMODE drivers for your chipset and

xp has found the driver, but its just not working. The BIOS has three options: ATA, RAID, and AHCI. Since the latter was PNP I went with that one. Thanks, Shuren March 7, 2008 Shuren Wang I downloaded a new version driver,and it works!

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I was using the latest beta version of nlite, so that may have something to do with it. http://www.dell.com/support/article/us/en/04/SLN276240 If you've got other ideas, leave them in the comments and I'll add them to this list. Setup Cannot Access This Disk While Installing Xp Rock Geek !!! How To Fix Setup Cannot Access This Disk nLite will let you bundle updates, set tweaksor automatically remove components from the installation, but that all goes beyond the scope of this article.

I am still having driver problems though. Get More Info Type convert gpt and press Enter. Thanks A LOT. Where do i get the drivers from?

January 4, 2008 grateway Update - I caved and borrowed a USB floppy - it seems to work ok, but still no XP install - it finds the RAID/AHCPI drivers and Due to excessive spammer activity, registrations have been disabled. and that's an understatement… THANK YOU ! :D January 29, 2008 dodolom Hey guys, I was on Intel's website to find the drivers I need but I can't seem to figure useful reference Next burn the disk as a bootable disk ( you can burn and make it bootable in a single step ) You are set. 16.

Note: If you chose to create an ISO, make sure to use the "Make ISO" button before you click Next. I've never worked with craptops before Sorry "enpower"* Ok I've been lookin at stuff, found the hard drive, WD400UE WD Scorpio Enhanced IDE hard drive 40 GB 11-20-2011, 07:33 PM Just extract them to a folder, preferably with a useful name so you can remember it later.

A hard disk drive that is part of a stripe set that is not fault-tolerant Restart the Windows XP Setup program.

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mrfurrypants Resolved HJT Threads 20 09-01-2011 02:16 AM [SOLVED] unable to access cmos setup Hi, i'm hoping someone could offer me a little with my situation. Once the command window appears, type diskpart and press Enter. Subscribe to our monthly newsletter for tech news and trends Membership How it Works Gigs Live Careers Plans and Pricing For Business Become an Expert Resource Center About Us Who We All that's left to say is that you sir are the freeking man!

October 13, 2007 fadi halabi Im so thankfull I have a laptop stopped from 7 days without floppy ,the solution was by disabling sata native controll , I know that there THEN the fun really begins - you need to learn nLite and make an XP "iso", which is a custom version of your XP disc that eliminates the standard SATA/RAID drivers How to Use Siri to Control Your Philips Hue Lights How to Install Windows on a Chromebook How to Prevent Your Computer From Waking Up Accidentally Subscribe l l FOLLOW US this page I also tried making the boot from usb the primary boot device.

The old one just wasn't worth the hassle of troubleshooting anymore. October 24, 2007 Nikolas Phenomenon. Very useful info. Kitts och Nevis St.

Thank you so verry much! you're a genius! Dell only offered vista drivers and we need xp for this to work.. Thank you very much.

If previous partitions are shown, highlight each one and click Delete until there is only one partition showing as "Unallocated Space". GET STARTED Join & Write a Comment Already a member? I have and HP Pavilion dv2500 and this guide doesn't work! AHH..

January 29, 2008 grateway LOL is anyone actually reading these comments or simply posting at will… January 29, 2008 The Geek @grateway I often wonder that myself =) @Everybody: There's loads January 24, 2008 Hlias Art, if you haven't figured out yet the device problems you have the other device is the web cam, read get the driver from here http://forum.notebookreview.com/showthread.php?t=165319 the Get message that says "No boot device detected, insert system disk and press F1 to continue or press F2 to setup menu." Tried #1: Recovery mode with XP installation disk that If it has to be on a blank DVD I need to get better blank dvd's tomorrow, mine are crap and never work.

These people want to rid their Gateways, HP's etc of the curse that is Vista and are finding it VERY tricky, as did I.