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Now all I need are some more drivers for my HP Compaq Presario V3525tu and I'm all set. So I went to the Bios and set the Boot Sequence to Boot from the CD first, then boot from the Hard Drive second. You truly are a great help to me. As a note: almost all new systems came without the ability to change the HD SATA - PATA mode, and i f you try to change the BIOS you'll notice that his comment is here

But then you also have to have to correct 80 conductor cable & jumpers on drives. I have just purchased a Compaq 3630 UT. Report jael- Mar 31, 2010 at 09:50 AM cool, thanks dude..i was worried that the HDD I bought isn't compatible or anything..hahaha Report AMD CORPORATION- Apr 6, 2010 at 02:24 AM Disclaimer: The above steps are ONLY for Windows 2003 Standard, Enterprise (32 and 64 Bit ) and for Gateway machines. find more info

Second Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Disk Management

thanks Report Artchiej- Feb 13, 2009 at 06:39 PM Thanks, couldn't find help anywhere else. You can perform various operations on the partition, or the empty space, by right-clicking on it. But yes, this is quite easy. Thanks Mate, it is done thanks to your knowledge, just goes to show that there is always a way and a good hard drive has been recycled thanks to you, your

You can always install grub2's boot loader to sda and boot sdb. This time I put Drive #2 in Laptop #1 as the internal drive, and connected Drive #1 as the External Drive. See my Format Command: Examples, Switches, & More for details on how to do that. Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Bios Initially i also faced problem with hard drives not detecting .

Report Bassboy- Apr 15, 2010 at 08:36 AM Thanks xpcman...same problem I have. How To Format A Hard Drive Windows 10 Finally became smart and reworded my google search "installing second sata hard drive without raid" and this was the first link that google came up with. Reply Tracey February 1, 2015 at 10:45 pm I believe you need to activate it or initialise a new hard drive first if it is a BRAND NEW internal HD Reply http://ccm.net/forum/affich-26671-second-hard-drive-not-recognized Lot easier… January 29, 2008 grateway Well it might be a ‘lot easier' but I feel this post is aimed at helping the non-expert, who generally may own machines from what

December 30, 2007 yeyint Thank you !!! How To Format A New Hard Drive Now, I've got XP set up but I'm lacking just a few more drivers. This happens everytime that I turn it on. All that's left to say is that you sir are the freeking man!

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February 11, 2008 dan my computer is a powerspec computer from a local vendor called microcenter. I was using the latest beta version of nlite, so that may have something to do with it. Second Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Disk Management make-use-of-logo logo-background menu search search-start close email bookmark facebook google twitter pinterest stumbleupon whatsapp amazon youtube youtube label-rectangle triangle-long down PC & Mobile Windows Mac Linux Android iPhone and iPad Internet How To Format A Hard Drive Windows 7 Thanks!

But scrolling through I read a comment on the SATA and changing it to COMPATIBLITY MODE. this content I was desperated i even considered going out to buy vista to have an os, February 11, 2008 Jake the Snake YOU ARE A GOD!!! 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 Why don't they sell the hardware and let us install the OS of our choice? Second Hard Drive Not Showing Windows 10

If it does not appear in my computer go to control panel/administrative tools/computer management/storage/disk management and you can do it there! Note that it doesn't really matter which of the *.inf files you choose, because it will select all files in the folder anyway. you should include this link in the tutorial though (http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfr…..mp;lang=en) most of the time this driver should work. weblink Thanks again!

Have you tried adjusting the BIOS settings for your hard drive to SATA? - if you have, and still no joy, then it may be a problem this thread can't resolve Internal Hard Drive Not Showing Up its partition Report James A- May 8, 2010 at 10:34 AM Thanks for that, I was trying to work it out for HOURS, you have saved my sanity!!! Ran Nlite, but still need the drivers to add to the ISO.

What I don't understand about this unallocated/partition thing is that at each attempt to install (apart from my last try, where I disconnected the first drive), the installer has offered to

Thank you very much. I tried downloading nLite software but i coulnt get it. I have a GT5630E that I bought recently. Mbr Or Gpt For Second Hdd This tutorial really helped me.

Any attempt to install a different operating system on your computer will result in you no longer being eligible for technical support. This error happens because your new computer has astorage controller that isn't supported natively in XP, usually an SATA (Serial ATA)controller. Setup cannot continue." Has anybody encountered this on your gateway machine(s)? http://webadapt.org/hard-drive/resolved-cd-rom-vs-hard-drive.php it's a more advanced boot manager.ž another option but i am not sure if this would work or if it realyl matters is maybe to create /boot partition on sda.

If you have any ideas, that's be great, because I thought that I was smart, but they keep ungrading and changing the software and hardware so often that its difficult to xpcman saved my computer! Ubuntu Ubuntu Insights Planet Ubuntu Activity Page Please read before SSO login Advanced Search Forum The Ubuntu Forum Community Ubuntu Official Flavours Support Installation & Upgrades [SOLVED] Installation on a 2nd it's amazing how vista can throw people - most people i speak to are annoyed to some extent about being stuck with it having bought a new pc.

Hopefully the sum of the comments posted here, plus contributions from others who managed to ‘downgrade' successfully will add up to a solution for you and many others. Operating System: Windows XP Boot files: /boot.ini /ntldr /NTDETECT.COM /NTBOOTDD.SYS sdb1: __________________________________________________________________________ File system: ntfs Boot sector type: Windows XP: NTFS Boot sector info: No errors found in the Boot Parameter anyway, just to inform all visitors: the BIOS way is possible with Acer Extensa 5220. Could not read from the selected boot disk.

thx G-Mann Helpful +6 Report rob Feb 17, 2009 at 11:26 PM your advice was right on the money!!! thanks for the help.. Could you please tell me how to install windows xp on my laptop? December 14, 2007 Uzair This technique is not working for my Hp dv 6560ee Notebook.

Thanks in advance November 15, 2007 SAM88 hi , The Geek, I have a Fujitsu Siemens pi 2530 laptop. This is an operating system limitation detailed in Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 184006.. Thanks Geek! Stupid Lenovo sent me a new hard drive, because mine failed.

User contributions on this site are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 4.0 International License. I formated that hard drive not knowing that the motherboard need that drive to install exp. During one of the later attempts I ran bootinfoscript and mailed myself the results, which I'm inserting here:- Code: Boot Info Script 0.61 [1 April 2012] ============================= Boot Info Summary: =============================== I turned it on.