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06-02-2009 01:49 AM
I wanted to install win xp pro but I couldn't and every time I try to I get "setup cannot find any hard disk drives"
I heard that the problem is from the sata drivers but i cannot find mine.
Please some help here.
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06-02-2009 02:32 AM
i also tried to do the same, XP setup dose not contain SATA drivers and HP dose not allows us to disable the SATA mode of the HDD,
So what you need to do is google on "adding SATA drivers to XP installation" you may find some links telling you need to download SATA drivers for ur system, get apackge editing software called nLite, go through the steps and create ur own XP package with SATA drivers in it.
06-02-2009 04:35 AM
The problem is I can't find my own sata drivers of the dv6235nr on the internet,so i can put it in the the new xp cd.
If you can fund them for me and send the link,I'll appreciate it so much,thanks.
06-02-2009 09:25 AM
First make Vista backup. How to do it all informations here.
Now You need to slipstream Your Sata drivers (ICH7M) with nLite.
Be sure also that You are using WinXP SP2 version. If you haven't got SP2 version here you can download this service pack
and here You have got guide how to slipstream this file with Your system again by nLite.
In this program You can even burn Your new XP cd with this driver.
06-02-2009 09:32 AM
Drivers for Your model:
Chipset here (First install this and reboot)
Intel Matrix Storage Manager here
Intel graphic 950 here
Wireless Intel 3945 ABG here
MS-UAA (required with a reboot before Conexant Audio) here
Conexant SmartAudio 221 here
How to install:
Unzip to a folder.run installer.
if it errors use Device Manager.
From Device Manager,right click "Audio Device on HD",choose Update driver,
No to connect, Install from a list or specific location,
Select Don't Search, I will choose the driver to install,
For the Hardware Type select 'Show All Devices'
Remove the check from "Show Compatible Hardware" and click on "Have Disk".
Next...browse to the unzipped folder and choose the "WiSVHe5.inf".
Ignore XP when it complains.
Conexant HDAUDIO Soft Data Fax Modem with SmartCP Driver here
.Net Framework(required before HP Quick Launch Buttons) here
HP Quick Launch Buttons here
Realtek 8101 LAN here
Ricoh 5-in-1 card reader here
Synaptics Touchpad here
06-02-2009 09:33 AM
How to install QuickPlay in Win XP:
You need to make a registry hack to install it:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
If you dont know how to do it, just download,QuickPlay.zip, extract it with WinRar or WinZip, double click on it to run it.
QPW (QuickPlay) version 2.3 for XP here
Update to the final version of QPW for XP here
Skin update here
06-02-2009 03:53 PM
If you don't have the setting in Bios, or don't care to change BIOS setting use the SATA driver posted above.
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