Inspiron 6000 can not see any hard drive.
Inspiron 6000 can not see any hard drive.
Readers can be seen and accessed by other machines.
The BIOS seems to be set correctly, not that there is much that can be done for her.
Seems that the motherboard is the question.
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I can't access my external hard drive with windows 7. How can I get my music out of her files? My pc with xp operating system can access it without problem. but my new pc with windows 7 does not see the hard drive.
I bought a new pc to replace my old hp 14 months as the motherboard fried in. I bought a case of disk external hard to rocketfish to put the hard drive of my Windows 7 pc in. burned does not see the hard drive. my old pc with xp can access all the items on the external hard drive.
Check that the drive appears in Device Manager.
If so, go to disk management and assign a drive letter.
I have a PC that has windows XP installed and worked well and I have DSL so I kept it updated. It has been updated for the updates. It was a month that it seemed hung on a windows update and I've finally powered down to exit the update mode. After that, he would finally in XP but would not other that the busy when an icon is clicked. I decided to reload XP using the same CD I used originally when I built PC. It will load the drivers to install XP, but when installing windows is selected it says no hard drives found. When booting 2 HARD disks are displayed, but are not detected when you look in the BIOS. I've tried changes in the BIOS as auto detect HDD including default BIOS and not go. I remembered to change a partition using Partition magic 8.0 and decided that might be the problem, so I started in the magic of partition and formatted part C of the HDD in NTFS, but the results are the same. Any suggestion is appreciated. TIA
Do you mean you see a message like this?
Setup did not find any hard drives 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 continue. To quit Setup, press F3.
If the disks are not appearing in BIOS, it seems unlikely that XP will be able to see them no more.
Describe the best you can, your hard disk configuration... IDE, SATA, SCSI, RAID configurations...
You build the hardware yourself or is it a system store bought?
Are you able to determine when the system turns on, the brand and model of your motherboard and the BIOS it is running?
Without more information, I can only offers these general reflections where to search:
When you see a message like this, obviously the XP installation starts to load, but then when the installation program needs to go out and find your hard drive is not find the hard drive. It means not necessarily your hard drive is defective and if it worked before, it's probably still plugged. It simply means that the installation of XP is not able to find it.
Looks like you need enter the BIOS on your system by pressing the 'Delete', F2, F10 or F12 key (what the key is good for your system), find the section where the types of hard disks and hard disk interfaces are configured and temporarily change the setting so the XP installation is able to find the hard drive.
Where to find the accommodation and how to change depends on your system manufacturer and the version of the BIOS, so you end up having to look at her. If you know your system brand and model, we can probably help you find a job.
You must locate and change the interface mode to your hard drive in the BIOS so that when installing XP loading, it will be able to locate the hard drive.
Before making adjustments, you should take note of what are the current BIOS settings, so you can change when you are finished.
The adjustment varies so here are some examples that I have accumulated:
The adjustment is done in the BIOS and could be in Integrated Peripherals, Configuration of SATA, SATA Mode device. After you make the changes, save them and restart your XP installation program.
If you find that the mode is set on the RAID/SATA mode, change the IDE mode.
If you find that the mode is set to AHCI, change the ATA mode.
If you find that the mode is set to AHCI emulation Mode, change the IDE emulation mode.
If you find that the mode is set to SATA, SATA mode off or change the ATA mode.
If you find that the mode is set to SATA Native Mode, disable the native SATA Mode.
If you find that the mode is set on AHCI/RAID Autodetect, change the combination mode.
If find you the setting that works for you, I would like to know what it is so I can add it to my notes.
Do, or do not. There is no test.
I decided to implement the points for a new puppy instead of a pony!
I own a laptop Presario X1015US and recently bought a new hard drive for her (Western Digital Scorpio Blue PATA 160 GB) but when I insert the operating system CD it goes through the entire process until it gets to a page where it says:
Family Windows XP Setup
Setup did not find any hard drives installed in your computer.
Make sure that the hard disks are turned on and properly connectd 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 continue. To quit Setup, press F3.
I'm not sure of what I am doing wrong and hope someone can help me. For example -.
-J' checked the Bios and I do not see where the drive sits - have I missed something?
-The drive I bought compatible for this model - electronic Fry told me that it is.
If the bios does not see it, installing XP will ever either.
Some older laptops have a problem with the largest hard disks (more), I return the drive and see if they have a 120 GB model.
Can also be that you just got a bad.
I have a Satellite A200 (PSAE3E).
When I try to install Windows XP it prompt can not find any hard disk.
How can I install win xp?
Just visit Toshiba support page under http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com > support & downloads. On the download page to choose your laptop model and download Storage Manager.
Reserved for the installation of Windows XP Home edition to the Please Windows XP Home with Service Pack 2. When facilities procedure starts press F6 button and load the driver SATA (floppy) and the HARD drive will be visible and you will be able to continue the facilities.
I can't change windows MSE for vista on my G30 set up can not find any hard disk installed on it, but with toshiba drive reanimator it works! can anyone help?
If I understand you right you use a disc of Microsoft to install Vista.
Have you heard of driver SATA? You will need this driver otherwise that your HARD drive will not be recognized.
Download drivers (as far as I know the Intel Storage Manager) and load it after booting from the CD or use you nLite.
In the forum are already a lot of thread on this Yes please read a little.
I try to install XP SP3 on HP Pavilion dv9000, but XP Setup does not see the hard drive.
Can you please point me in right direction - what I do files and how to add them to the XP SP3 installation CD necessary?
I guess that somewhere there is a step-by-step detailed guide.
Enter the BIOS by pressing F10 at startup. If you have the option of Bios Setup to disable the native sata mode, XP will install without problem, no sata driver needed. It will be on the tab of the System Configuration.
If you do not have the setting in the Bios, it's the driver sata for your machine:
Windows 8 does not see the hard drive on the A200.
How to install it?
S strange Windows 8 should already contain the HARD drive controller driver to recognize the HARD drive during installation.
The HARD drive is visible in the BIOS?
Do you use the original disc from Microsoft of Windows 8?
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Have a lenovo t60 disk opportunity was wiped out when trying to install XP Pro, I get message windows does not see the hard drive, but he sees the laptop.
If its SATA you need SATA drivers to install. Since the XP CD doesn't have the SATA drivers on it
Unless you disable the AHCI in the BIOS. Or their wake.
Or get the SATA drivers. Check out them on diskette, press F6 during installation and then add them.
Hi all, this is my first post so I hope that I chose the right place to post in.
I just bought a new Toshiba Satellite u840-10n ultrabook. He joined WIndows 7 Home Premium 320 GB HHD + SSD of 32 GB.
Even though I prefer Linux, I need Windows because of Microsoft Visual Studio. I downloaded Visual Studio (legally throught dreamspark.com), but it looks like it has some issues. In particular, I can't create any project.
After searching the Web for this problem, I decided to try reinstalling Windows, hoping that this will solve the problem, and here's the point.
Installation process of Windows 7 can not find any drive. I looked through the web a lot to solve this problem, even, without understanding.
I read a lot of other people had the same problem. I tried different ways and I'm about to throw the laptop out the window.
Is there anyone can help me?
See you soon,.
You need to load the SATA driver before you start the installation of the OS. Try it please use the files from http://www.fileswap.com/dl/igfH0jVrap/
I used it on my Win8 preinstalled satellite to install Win7 64 bit. Copy it to USB and install from there.
Please post comments.
For my Presario 6620DK, I bought a Western Digital 160 GB PATA HARD drive, which I want to install instead of the original Samsung SV0602H 60 GB ATA-100.
Unfortunately, bios does not see the new HD. If I'm on the old hard drive, it is recognized by the bios.
I have the jumper in the right position for Cable Select.
What do I have to get new HD work?
There is the outside possiblilty of the drive is bad.
You have another PC, you can test it in?
You have a 120 GB of HARD drive, you can test in the PC?
If she sees the 120 GB HARD drive and not 160 GB HARD drive, then you have your answer.
I bought a 1000MB HARD disk and build in on a TECRA S10-106.
The HARD drive was not identified.
Do you have an answer why?
Thank you for the help
He recognized the HARD drive in the BIOS?
If not, then possibly the BIOS can't handle this HARD drive because of the size
Try a 500 GB or 750 GB 2.5 HDD
I have a T - S3 newly installed with all my programs and utilities. Now, I want to make an image of my drive file hard so I have everything set up again. I try to make my image with GhostCast (multicast) but my Ghost boot disk doesn't have a hard drive (as a result of the RAID system?).
Anyone know if there is a back-pilot work for the raid system so that I can boot in Dos and see the hard drive?
I use Norton Ghost for years with great success, but if you test Acronis True Image please let us know how it works.
I can see is no longer a partition that I had on an external drive. I know that this probably isn't the best thing to do, but I had a backup time machine on this partition (such as one on my hard drive to the Mac). I think I've ejected the drive not correctly once, and since the partition of time machine no longer appears
Disk utility does not launch or that hard drive is plugged so I can't reformat it even :-/
If anyone knows any more options?
Thank you very much
You can try to disconnect your external drive, reboot into Recovery Mode (command-R), and OS X Utilities launch disk utilitymenu, connect your external drive and see if you can format.
I purchased Drive Genius 4 OWC (Macsales.com) and had something similar happens where I could see all the partitions on the external drive but could not repartition or delete one of them. With Drive Genius, I was able to repartition and format. So, you might need a 3rd party app like Disk Warrior and Drive Genius (trial download) to manipulate your external drive.
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