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Having a bit of trouble with a hard drive,I want to install xp on it again,the hard drive is detected in the BIOS settings,however when the setup disk loads and I press enter to Install xp it says that that it cannot find any hard drive.
I had this same problem but I can't remember how I fixed it. Try changing the jumper settings on the HDD and other settings in the BIOS such as boot order. After a few things I tried it started working.
Firtsly, is the HDD SATA or IDE?
If it's IDE, is it connected to the primary IDE channel, and is the jumper set to master?
If it's SATA, is it connected to the correct SATA channel?
Have you set your BIOS to boot from the correct HDD type (ie. SATA or IDE)?