This document, titled "Second Sata Hard Drive Not Recognized by Windows XP," is available under the Creative Commons license. February 13, 2008 Avinash Hey thanks for your support.. Re formating as i write this!.. Reply Dani November 1, 2016 at 5:18 pm My ext HDD is visible, but is not being detected. check over here
So specific questions:1) How does one know what drivers should be updated? either way, the setting should be set for non raid (its something to this extent and will be different on each manf pc). January 8, 2008 grateway Hi all, Here is the official response from Gateway ‘support': --------------------------------------------- Please accept my apologies for the delay in answering your email. The solution.
I hate floppies! My new Vista-installed laptop had a SATA controller not supported in XP. 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. Report donjolly- Jul 11, 2010 10:15PM This worked Great!
XP doesn't know SATA by R. Reformat the drive with the newer NTFS file system or older FAT32 file system so Windows will be able to recognize it. It Didn't work. Sata Hard Disk Drivers For Windows Xp Download Reply Sammy November 12, 2016 at 10:40 am i tried to do all of the steps to detect the drive but i still cant access it.
This error happens because your new computer has astorage controller that isn't supported natively in XP, usually an SATA (Serial ATA)controller. Good luck! It looks totally like mine. February 20, 2008 LiderBoss Need Help!
The detailed explanations and the screenies made this tutorial extremely pleasant and straightforward. Windows Xp Install Not Detecting Hard Drive November 27, 2007 anup Excellent man!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I selected the Floppy disk version of the driver only. This Is How to Fix It in Windows Facebook Twitter Pinterest MobileAppPage Stumbleupon Whatsapp Email Ads by Google External drives — either USB flash drives or external hard drives — should
it's called everest home edition. http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/external-drive-not-recognized-this-is-how-to-fix-it-in-windows/ The install will then be able to see the hard drive. Hard Drive Not Detected While Installing Windows 7 They said try plugging directly into a sata port in my pc and see if it was recognised. Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives Windows Xp Initially i also faced problem with hard drives not detecting .
Just a thought? again, thanks for the help everybody! Reply David Webb March 25, 2016 at 5:07 am Of course this will erase all files on your drive, please backup files from external drive before you do this... September 20, 2007 Mick Thanks champ!!! Windows Xp Not Recognizing External Hard Drive
nathan March 10, 2008 Andy Grateway-Thanks you verry much for your help. Reply Bulent Ertan January 4, 2017 at 11:04 pm Thank you so much. Reply Omkar January 28, 2016 at 1:22 pm Works like a charm..Thanks a lot author :) Reply Jack January 27, 2016 at 3:28 pm I have a 250gb external hard drive Windows 8.1.
HellboyMar 25, 2010, 2:03 PM is the bios set to ide mode or raid mode for the drive.of your running xp and it can find the drive it will need a Sata Driver For Windows Xp there's never a "Cabs" folder after downloading or extracting). After extracting them to a local folder, I saw these two drivers "iaahci.inf" and iastor.inf", besides a host of other information. 11.
It should go without saying that this is an advanced topic, so proceed with caution. Sorry for the late reply...Yes, the drive was fine...3rd party drivers that would enable to drive to be recognized. ITS A VERBATIM 500GB EXTERNAL DRIVE. No Drives Were Found. Click Load Driver To Provide A Mass Storage Driver For Installation any suggestions?
You will then be taken to this website. Password Site Map Posting Help Register Rules Today's Posts Search Site Map Home Forum Rules Members List Contact Us Community Links Pictures & Albums Members List Search Forums Show Threads I've got a bricked seagate too. Had the same problem, after much experimentation I stumbled across the solution.
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Please advise how to create a new volume. If you've got other ideas, leave them in the comments and I'll add them to this list. View all 11 comments Report beefcurtains- May 3, 2010 09:40AM You rock, thanks for the fix! Reply Maria Jose March 10, 2016 at 12:49 am This was extremely helpful!
December 18, 2007 Scott Wow, what a lifesaver…I thought I might be looking for a new job after fdisking this laptop thinking the XP CD would take care of the rest. I was able to download the XP drivers for this computer from the Gateway support site and updated the BIOS with them and it still just shows "" in that list. When in doubt of data cable condition, replace it.For SATA cables, Seagate recommends using cables shorter than 39.37 inches (1 meter). For further information, please see Document ID: 182453. I have a GM5632E.
In your BIOS, there is a setting for the SATA controller.