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Unable to detect or install Windows Xp on SATA


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please check and tell me if this is the hdd

Maxtor 6L250S0 Diamondmax 10 250GB 7200rpm Serial ATA150 16mb Cache
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nope... the hard drive is a Maxtor i dont' know what numbers but Plus II 250gb 7200rpm Serial ATA150 8mb Cache... i think i over payed for it... 135....doh...
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Is your XP CD pre- SP1?

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i think so but i'm in the process of getting Windows XP sp2 online and hopefully it works because i have 1hr left to download
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Pre - SP1 is going to have a problem with a 250Gig Drive and if you are downloading SP2, you're going to have to make a slipstreamed CD with both your original XP and SP2.

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i'm downloading the whole thing... Windows Xp Pro w/SP2 CorpEdition.... i have no clue what CorpEdition is all about any ideas??? its 627 mbs.....

Edited by ballistik kevin, 05 June 2005 - 11:30 AM.

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i don't think i ever mentioned this but yeah when i start my computer with the 250gb hard drive... it makes a continuous beep.... then stops then right before the selection screen of picking fresh installation or repair or F3 to quit.... it starts same beep again and beeps for about 10 seconds....
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not being funny but his mobo is not finding the drive regardless of operating system
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what???? seriously??? how come?
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not finding hdd..........

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its not because of my bio settings right?????dang it... i don't know what to do.....but are you sure??? this is a fact right?
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i have another topic (same type of problem) bur my motherboard see's the hard drive, but windows doesnt and the drivers cannot be put onto the floppy disc due to an error.

my S-ata drive is:
Maxtor DiamondMax 10 160GB SATA150 HD.

not that that will help as its windows and the drivers that are at fault. im not intrested in that though, all i want is my drive to work :tazz:
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i don't think i ever mentioned this but yeah when i start my computer with the 250gb hard drive... it makes a continuous beep.


You are a piece of work - four pages into this - now I understand your name.
:tazz: ;) :help: :help: :help: :help: :tazz: :tazz: ;) ;) :P :o

Have to say though, forewarned is forearmed.
Thanks audioboy :D

edit: Stuart - I agree with your observation too.

Edited by Rockster2U, 05 June 2005 - 11:45 AM.

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with regards to putting windows on... your sata utility has to find the drive, if it dont you cant go forward with no drive according to the computer to put windows on
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You are a piece of work - four pages into this - now I understand your name.
:tazz:  ;)  :help:  :help:  :help:  :help:  :tazz:  :tazz:  ;)  ;)  :P  :o

Have to say though, forewarned is forearmed.
Thanks audioboy  :D

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