HARD drive not recognizedI


I tried to install a XP on a Vista on a Fujitsu Siemens Celsius H250 and I received the message:

"The installation program found no hard disk units installed in your computer.
Make sure that the hard drives are powered on and properly connected to your computer, and that any hardware configuration of the drives is correct. This may involve a diagnosis provided by the manufacturer or the installer running.
"Setup cannot continuer.pour quit Setup, press F3"

What can I do?

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I tried to install a XP on a Vista on a Fujitsu Siemens Celsius H250 and I received the message:

"The installation program found no hard disk units installed in your computer.
Make sure that the hard drives are powered on and properly connected to your computer, and that any hardware configuration of the drives is correct. This may involve a diagnosis provided by the manufacturer or the installer running.
"Setup cannot continuer.pour quit Setup, press F3"

What can I do?

See: http://www.raymond.cc/blog/archives/2008/01/21/install-xp-setup-did-not-find-any-hard-disk-drives-installed-in-your-computer/

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