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#1 met


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Posted 17 July 2005 - 02:19 PM

Hi Guys n Gals,
Need some help with this -

Mother Board:- ASUS P5S800-VM
maxtor 80G SATA 7200RPM 8Mb
512MB DDR-400
LG Combo DVDRW/RAM drive..

My problem is this

I am trying to install WinXP Pro to a maxtor 80G SATA HDD,

The BIOS can see the drive - and it appears the XP install can also see the drive to some extent - as XP goes through the usual questions "found drive" " create partition" " NTFS format partition quick/slow" So I have created a NTFS partion which completes OK - setup copies files required to start windows & then I get a message stating that windows cannot find the hard drive

any pne else experianced this help greatly appriciated ->met :thumbsup:

Edited by met, 17 July 2005 - 02:25 PM.

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Posted 19 July 2005 - 08:36 PM

According to your motherboard manual you need to be installing XP SP1 or later to SATA. Are you doing that?

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